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CannaSense Foundation is offering five $2,000 College Scholarships

In Memory of Kathy Petrone & Jamie Raffield

To be eligible for the Kathy Petrone/Jamie Raffield Scholarship a student must:
1.)  Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by August of 2021.
2.) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on August 15, 2021.  Winners announced no later than September 1, 2021. All entries are timestamped so entries after the date above in our system will not be included.
3.)  Be currently an incoming freshman, rising sophomore, rising junior or rising senior in college/university.
What to submit for all scholarships :
• An essay on a topic relevant to the scholarship purpose, 500 words or less:
 
Essay Topic 1: The Kathy Petrone/Jamie Raffield Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate/graduate student who has experienced mental illness themselves, a family member or friend. Discuss the challenges you faced and what challenges you had to overcome in achieving your education.
 
Essay Topic 2: The Kathy Petrone/Jamie Raffield Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate/graduate student who has experienced the devastating loss of a parent, caregiver sibling, or friend to suicide. Discuss the challenges you had to overcome in achieving your education and the coping mechanisms you used to aid in your healing.
 
Essay Topic 3: The Kathy Petrone/Jamie Raffield Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate/graduate student who has recovered from alcohol/substance abuse. Tell us about your personal journey of healing and freedom from addiction.
 
Essay Topic 4: The Kathy Petrone/Jamie Raffield Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate/graduate student who has themselves had cancer or witnessed a family member who was afflicted with cancer. Tell us about your journey and what you learned from it.
 
Essay Topic 5: The Kathy Petrone/Jamie Raffield Scholarship is awarded to a male or female athlete of an incoming freshman or current undergraduate/graduate student athlete. Tell us how sports has made a difference in your life and explain your journey.
 
For each essay:
  • 500 words or less
  • Describe your academic and career goals, your plans to achieve them
  • Discuss the challenges you have overcome in achieving your education due to the topic you choose.
  • Please include your plan on continuing your success.
  • For applicants desiring anonymity, authentic essays will be accepted written in the third person utilitizing "John Galt" as a pen name.
  • Please enter the best number to reach you.
  • To help us separate each essay into the correct category, please make sure you select the correct category for your essay.
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        Disclaimer: The rules of scholarships and all necessary requirements are to be included in this form but if it is missing please note the intent is to handle the scholarship in compliance with all rules and regulations.

        Disbursement of funds will be made directly to the school.