SCHOLARSHIPS - Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Awarding scholarships to youth who have been impacted by cancer.

The 2021 Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship is now closed.

The 2021 Jason Thomas Memorial Scholarship 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 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 Cancer Centre Foundation, though other community donors may support the fund.

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

 

Purpose:
The Jason Thomas Memorial Scholarship fund is established by the family to assist local post-secondary students who have limited financial resources due to the impact of cancer on their immediate family.

 

History:
Jason Thomas is the son of Daniel and Mary and younger brother of Justin. Jason brought joy, love and laughter. He was the light of their lives. Jason was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of three. He bravely fought the disease. Sadly, on February 14th of 1996, Jason’s time here on earth was cut short. His family endured tremendous adversity, but God’s grace brought them through and strengthened them.

The family is committed to stressing the importance of a quality education even as a member of the family is battling cancer. In Jason’s memory, and in keeping with the family’s priorities, the Jason Thomas Memorial Scholarship Committee will award financial assistance to deserving young person(s) entering college, university, or other post-secondary education programs, who have experienced the impact of cancer in their immediate family.

Scholarship Amount

The Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship Committee will provide an annual scholarship (minimum of $5,000) to be shared among successful applicants.

 

If you would like to support The Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship, click here.

Scholarship Amount

The Jason Thomas Memorial Scholarship will provide an annual scholarship ($250 x 4)  to be shared among successful applicants.

 

If you would like to support The Jason Thomas Memorial Scholarship, click here.

Criteria

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.