Fund a Future with a gift to the Jefferson College Scholarship Program
Securing scholarships for students is one of the Jefferson College Foundation's primary responsibilities. Our scholarship program is intended to provide support for the traditional and non-traditional student in a variety of Jefferson College programs. Without this type of support, many students would not be able to attend college and achieve the life-enhancing goal of receiving a higher education.
Today more than ever, there is a need for student scholarship support. Many Jefferson College students are first-generation college students who are balancing a job, family and career preparation. Scholarship support not only helps with tuition and college expenses – it demonstrates that someone believes in them – and their ability to succeed in college. You can designate a contribution to an existing scholarship, or create a new one in your name or in honor of someone else.
Your tax-deductible donation to the Foundatioworking, dedicated student needs to keep his or her life on track. At Jefferson College, students who ask for help get the help they need. The following paragraph will reveal that contributions to the Jefferson College Foundation's Annual Appeal truly has a positive impact on students' lives.
Every gift, in any amount, makes a difference.
The following are actual excerpts from letters received by the Jefferson College Foundation from our scholarship recipients. These sentiments reveal the deep appreciation for help offered through the generosity of scholarship donors. Here are a few of their stories.
Six years after dropping out of high school, this young man, independent and determined to make something of himself, began a course of study at Jefferson College; however, the high cost of medical bills due to diabetes added financial obstacles threatening the completion of his studies. He wrote:
Additional financial obligations almost caused a young woman to quit in the final semester of achieving her associate’s degree. She received $500 from the Jefferson College Foundation, which was enough to relieve this ill-timed crisis. She wrote:
Financial worries cause people to become distracted from things that help them in the long-run. To a single mother trying to improve herself, several hundred dollars is the difference between continuing her education or not. One student from our nursing program wrote:
When this woman’s financial woes were mounting, donors like you helped the Jefferson College Foundation come to her rescue. She wrote:
Establish a new scholarship or donate to an existing scholarship.
No matter what area you choose to support or what amount you give, your donation sends a clear message to the community that you support the Mission of the Jefferson College Foundation and believe in the students of Jefferson College. The Foundation offers a variety of options when establishing a new scholarship. A gift of $50,000 will establish a new endowed scholarship. Establishment of a new annual named scholarship requires a gift of at least $2,200. You can make a gift of any amount to an existing scholarship.
Please call (636) 481-3104 to establish a new scholarship, or click here to donate to the Jefferson College Foundation scholarship fund today!