Who Can Apply:
- Debra S. Jackson was a beloved mother with an enduring spirit and a strong belief in the power of second chances.
- Debra courageously returned to college at age 40, a decision that not only demonstrated her resilience but also profoundly changed the course of her life. After more than two decades in a demanding retail career, Debra’s return to education opened new doors, allowing her to embark on a completely different career path.
- The skills and knowledge Debra gained in college transformed her life, enabling her to contribute significantly to educational causes, the community, and various charities, including her church. Her story is a testament to the transformative impact of education at any stage of life.
- This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Debra S. Jackson by supporting students who are making the brave decision to return to school later in life.
- Any adult learner who is forty years of age or older may apply for this scholarship opportunity.
Submission: To apply, tell us about your life journey and experiences, how these have impacted your values and goals, how you plan to use your education to make a difference, and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
Deadline: July 21, 2024