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The Sacramento Chapter of Freedoms Foundation awards scholarships to graduating students based on their academic performance as well as community service and involvement with Freedoms Foundation programs.  Scholarships may range from $500 to $2500.

Qualifications for award and payment of scholarship

  1. High school graduate with a GPA of not less than 3.0.  High School transcript must be submitted with the application.
  2. Student has given meaningful service to the Freedoms Foundation and to his/her community.
  3. Will be enrolled in a college or university in 2019.  Funds will be paid on behalf of the student to the college or university in which he or she is enrolled.
  4. Students volunteering for community service or military service may defer their scholarship award for up to 4 years

GPA – 10% – however GPA must be at least 2.5 – 3.0

Extracurricular activities – 10%

Community service – 30%

Support of the FFVF mission – 50%

Points in this area will be accumulated based on evidence of support of our mission by:

  • Participation in the SOA program at any time during your high school career
  • Participation in 1 or more FFVF essay competitions.  Applicants will receive points for each year they participate.  Additional points will be awarded for recognition they have received.
  • Referring students or teachers to our programs – Applicants will receive points for each student or teacher applying for participation in one of our programs, who identifies that student as the person who referred them.

The Sacramento Chapter of Freedoms Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $5500 to five graduating seniors in the class of 2019.  The recipients are Hannah Corliss, Quincee Carter, Nathan Stewart, Parker Fellows, and Jason Tso.

Hannah Corliss, a graduate of John Adams Academy, plans to attend BYU Hawaii and to become a Psychiatrist. 

Quincee Carter, from Del Oro High School served during her senior year as a student director of the Sacramento Chapter of Freedoms Foundation.  She loves to travel, ski and wake board and is on a local improve comedy team. She will be attending Brigham Young University in the Fall an plans to study journalism.

Jason Tso, a graduate of Franklin High School, plans is to pursue a major in economics and a minor in social policy at Johns Hopkins University.  After undergraduate studies, He will pursue a Law degree with a concentration in social justice policy.

Nathan Stewart graduated from Lincoln High School, where he was participated in cross country and was one of the founding members of the Lincoln High Freedoms Foundation Leaders Club.  He also participated in the 2018 Sac Freedom Run winning the 5 K race, and the 2018 & 19 Sacramento Chapter Essay contests.  Nathan will dedicating the next two years of his life to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Suva, Fiji teaching in the Fijian language.  Following his mission he plans to attend Brigham Young University to study Construction Management.

Parker Fellows, from Folsom High School, enjoys rowing, volunteering for TOP Soccer (a soccer league for children with special needs) and he loves to travel with his family.  Parker will be attending Brigham Young University in the fall.

In 2020 the Sacramento Chapter will award scholarships totaling up to $10,000.  Individual scholarships from $500 – $2500 will be awarded based on the criteria outlined in our scholarship form.  Participation in Freedom Foundations programs as well as community service are significant factors considered.

Graduating seniors interested in applying for a scholarship may submit their applications between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2020.

SACRAMENTO FREEDOMS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FORM (PDF)

 

Scholarship Awardees

Quincee Carter

   Nathan Stewart      Hannah Corliss

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Sacramento Chapter 2019 Senior Scholarship Awards

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