We are pleased to announce that our “Gifts of Education” Scholarship program will continue in 2015.

The program is supported by grants, donations and fundraising efforts conducted by Gems of Hope, Inc. In 2015 Gems will offer up to eight, $750.00 scholarships to area high school seniors. The criteria for the scholarship includes:

The student has been personally affected by cancer, meaning:

  • The student has been previously diagnosed with cancer or
  • Has had an immediate family member who has had cancer (sibling, mother or father)

and also,

  • Demonstrates financial need

The Gems of Hope Scholarship Committee, appointed by the Board of Directors of Gems of Hope, will select the recipients. The award recipients will be notified by phone on April 27, 2015, with the results posted on the website by April 30, 2015. No phone inquiries will be accepted.

Applications, along with the required supporting documentation must be received no later than 4 pm (CST) on Friday, March 23, 2015. More information as well at the application can be found on http://gemsofhope.com/scholarships/