The Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship

Contact dianedawsonfoundation@gmail with questions. 

The Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship was established in 2003 in memory of Gail Diane Dawson. The scholarship will provide financial assistance for young men and women who have a parent or legal guardian with terminal cancer or other terminal illness, or who have lost a parent to a terminal disease during their tenure in high school. The Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship will assist those in the greater Denver and Sacramento areas. Through efforts of family and friends, Diane’s love of life, community and dedication to education lives on.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduating senior at a high school in the greater Sacramento or Denver area

  • Have a parent or legal guardian with terminal cancer or other terminal illness, or have lost a parent to a terminal disease during their tenure in high school

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

 

Renewal awards may be received up to one year. Applicants must reapply for a renewal award.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000

Application Deadline: March 9, 2018

To submit your online application, click the link below. You will be routed to the Sacramento Region Community Foundation. Click the Sign Up link on the upper right hand of the Sac Foundation page and follow the prompts to create an account. 

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