Path To Good Scholarship

The Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation announces the Path to Good Scholarship Awards Program.  Under the Program, up to $1,500 new recipient scholarships will be awarded to High School students and young adults not 4-year college bound that would benefit from financial help for technical career training and are open to love, hope and a path to good in their lives.  The award winners will be granted an additional 1,500 the subsequent year if the recipients remain in good standing with the institution enrolled and further funds are needed to continue their education in their chosen field.

Program Guidelines & Priorities: 

* Seeking High School youth and young adults interested in pursuing certificate/ technical educational or vocational skills in the trades who are willing to work hard and commit to a self-supporting career path.

Example of Careers but not limited to:

Electrical          Plumber           Automotive Technology                        HVAC       Welding        Truck Driver 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)          Medical Technician       Dental Assistant           Medical Coder

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)       Culinary Arts                Massage Therapist       Paralegal         

Graphic Communications          Web Systems    Network Administrator             Surgical Technologist

* Applicants must have or be on a path to graduate from High School and/or achieve a GED.

* Applicants must be able to provide evidence of financial need. (Tax return or latest pay stub)

* Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the educational institution or apprenticeship as applicable.

* If requested, applicant must be able to provide a reference letter from a parent, teacher, employer or other associate.

* Applications must be received by the Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation no later than 4 weeks prior to start of applicable semester.  


Scholarship Application Form

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I hereby affirm that all the above stated information provided by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I also consent, that if chosen as a scholarship winner, my picture may be taken and used to promote the Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation Path to Good Scholarship Program. (Winner may waive photo due to unusual or compelling circumstances.) I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship winner, according to Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation Scholarship policy, it is my responsibility to submit to the Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation, no later than two weeks before semester start, a certificate of enrollment for the semester, which includes the Student ID number and Financial Aid Office address. Further, the Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation is authorized to contact the enrolled institution on behalf of the applicant. I hereby understand that I will not submit this application without all required attachments and supporting information. Incomplete applications or applications that do not meet eligibility criteria will not be considered for this scholarship.
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