Thought 1 Scholarship
The Thought 1 Scholarship was established to help provide a Jackson County high school senior, whose life has been impacted by either losing a parent,
step-parent or legal guardian to cancer or who is a cancer survivor themselves, a significant scholarship and an opportunity to continue their education.
Resident of Jackson County, Michigan
Graduating high school senior or graduating home-schooled student
Lost a parent, step-parent or legal guardian to cancer OR applicant is a cancer survivor
Proof of acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or trade school
Applicants must submit at least one letter of recommendation describing how cancer has impacted their life
It is recommended that applicants address how cancer has impacted their life in the "Essay" section of the application
Scholarship Criteria: Applicants may be interviewed by the selection committee
Scholarship Award: Up to $2,500. Recipients attending Spring Arbor University will also receive a matching scholarship from Spring Arbor University.
Scholarship Use: Tuition, books, fees, or other academic-related costs
Recipient Obligation: Scholarship recipients may appear on JTV, at other public events, and be a featured speaker at the annual
Thought 1 Dinner & Silent Auction