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Funding post-secondary scholarships for students with families battling cancer.

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SHERRON HOGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

THE 2017 APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED 

Providing scholarships for post secondary applicants with families struggling through the fight with cancer.

Purpose:
The Joe Hogan Memorial Scholarship was established in 2011 to assist local post-secondary students who have limited financial resources due to the impact of cancer on their immediate family. In 2012, the family changed the name to the Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship to honour their mother who died of cancer.

History:
The Joe Hogan Memorial Golf Tournament was founded in 1997 to honour the memory of Joe Hogan, who died of cancer. The family is committed to stressing the importance of a quality education despite difficult financial circumstances. In Joe and Sherron’s memory, and in keeping with the family’s priorities, the Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship Committee will award financial assistance to deserving young persons entering college, university, or other post-secondary education programs, who have experienced the impact of cancer in their immediate family. The scholarship funds are being provided primarily by the Joe Hogan Memorial Golf Tournament through the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation and the Windsor Spitfire Foundation, though other community donors may support the fund.

Criteria:
The Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship Committee will provide an annual scholarship (minimum of $5,000) to be shared among successful applicants. The Scholarship Selection Committee will choose the successful applicants from all qualified applicants based upon the following primary criteria:

  • The student must have experienced the impact of cancer either personally or within his/her immediate family.
  • The student must be a graduate/
    graduating from a secondary school
    within Windsor-Essex.
  • The student must be accepted and registered in a recognized post-secondary program.
  • The student must have limited financial resources.

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