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Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship

$12,000

March 31, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • In spite of Cheryl's lifetime physical hardships of gamma globulin anemia and hearing loss, she acquired a love of
    education and music and excelled in them. Cheryl was a brilliant student and graduated Summa Cum Laude in college. The
    scholarship, named in her honor, is to support students who have overcome physical hardships and have a demonstrated
    love of education.

    Scholarships are provided to graduating high school seniors. Preference will be given to students with hearing or
    other physical impairments, financial need, and students from Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; and Wilkinson County,
    Mississippi.

    To maintain the scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum 2.0 overall GPA each semester. At the end of each
    semester, the recipient will provide the Foundation with an official transcript and proof of full-time enrollment for the next semester.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • lthomas@braf.org
  • 225-387-6126

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