Ashton B. Joseph Scholarship

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February 9, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

Celebrating Unity, Diversity, and a Life Well-Lived

In honor of the vibrant and beloved Ashton Bernard Joseph, whose spirit for life, love for music and sports, and commitment to unity left an indelible mark on all who knew him, the Ashton Bernard Joseph Memorial Scholarship has been established. This scholarship aims to recognize and support graduating seniors from Heritage High School who, like Ashton, have demonstrated exceptional dedication to promoting racial unity and diversity through their engagement in community and school activities.

About Ashton Bernard Joseph:

Ashton was a charismatic young man with a tall athletic build, big brown eyes, and an engaging smile. He was passionate about music and sports, spending his winters snowboarding and playing ice hockey, while summers were filled with skateboarding and paintball. Ashton's competitive spirit, positive attitude, and love for life made him a cherished member of the Heritage High School community.

Scholarship Details:


  • Graduating senior from Heritage High School
  • Full-time enrollment in a post-secondary institution

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Overall involvement in school, work, and community activities (40 points)
  • Special essay reflecting on the importance of racial unity and diversity (30 points)
  • Financial need (10 points)
  • Scholastic record (10 points)
  • Recommendations (10 points)

Application Process:

  • Submit a comprehensive application highlighting your achievements and involvement.
  • Craft a special essay addressing the significance of racial unity and diversity, drawing from personal experiences and aspirations.
  • Provide evidence of financial need, scholastic records, and letters of recommendation.

Deadline for Submission:

February 9th

Ashton's family, who continue to love and miss him dearly, believe that through this scholarship, Ashton's legacy of embracing diversity and fostering unity will live on. The Ashton Bernard Joseph Memorial Scholarship is not just a tribute but a means to empower and recognize individuals committed to carrying forward the values that Ashton held dear. May this scholarship serve as a beacon of hope, encouraging future generations to follow Ashton's example in making the world a more inclusive and compassionate place. Scholarship Search