Giving Hope and Help to Teens and their Families After a Cancer Diagnosis. In honor of Jordyn Myers.
“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.”
Three years STRONG - Congratulations to the Class of 2023 Jordyn Myers Scholarship Recipients
Our scholarship program is growing and we could not be more excited. We've been able to award nearly $70,000 in scholarships to the Class of 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 despite a global pandemic and nearly 18 months without being able to host an event.
We are so proud of the recipients of the Jordyn Myers Scholarships - Women In Engineering, $5,000: Jenna Boyd, Tuslaw High School - Kent State University Student Athlete, $5,000: Carter Daly, Green High School - Kent State University Cancer Survivor, $5,000: Claire Blevins, Bay Village High School - University of Cincinnati Cancer Survivor, $2,500: Danielle Deryck, Jackson High School - Kent State University
NEW FOR 2023! 'Mighty Like Her' Jordyn Myers Memorial Scholarship - This new scholarship honors Jordyn's graduating Class of 2023 with a Jackson High School Scholarship allowing students to submit a creative response to the statement "I am Strong". This annual scholarship is broken up (to total at least $3,300) as necessary to students graduating from Jackson High School and seeking secondary education and/or training after High School. It can be awarded to one student or multiple depending on applications.
The 2023 recipients are: Natalie Bruss - The Ohio State University Minnie Czekansky - Columbus College of Art and Design Hannah Kemper - The Ohio State University Zack Nosky - Aquinas College Madison Argento - Purdue University
The application for scholarships for the Class of 2024 will open on December 24, 2023 (Jordyn's 19th birthday) - please view our Scholarships page under "What We Do" to access the links when they become available. You can also learn more about the past recipients.
To all of those who applied… THANK YOU. We were overwhelmed with SO many amazing applications that our Scholarship Committee had a very tough decision to make. Thank you for your time and for your interest in the Foundation.
Please take a moment to see where we have been, where we are going, and our reason for all of it. Thank you for visiting our website.
We are looking for volunteers to help us out throughout the year with a variety of opportunities. Please choose the Volunteer tab above to learn more about opportunities available. We are a great resource for students 15+ looking for volunteer service hours as well.
** Note not all opportunities will be available to 15-19 year olds due to restrictions from the event hosts themselves. We will note opportunities that are 15+ in the description. Thank
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