Alexander Brown Memorial Scholarship

The Alexander Brown Memorial Scholarship is open to solid organ transplant recipients who aspire to better themselves through higher education. High school seniors who will be graduating from high school in the upcoming spring term and who plan to attend an accredited technical, 2-year, or 4-year institutions *OR *students who are currently enrolled in an accredited technical, 2-year, or 4-year institution are eligible to apply. To learn more about Alexander “Sandy” Brown, click here. It is hoped that the recipients of this scholarship will continue forward in making a positive impact in the world.

*Eligibility *:
Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are encouraged to apply

  • Be a solid organ transplant recipient
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Planning to begin classes at an accredited technical, 2-year, or 4-year institutions in the United States in the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year.

Selection: Recipients will be selected based on their academic achievement, extracurricular activities & leadership, letters of recommendation, personal essay, and their potential to succeed in college.

Awards: Awards can be used for tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and health insurance. All scholarships will be paid directly to a recipient’s school, and must be used for the upcoming academic year. Award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship policies of a recipient’s college or university.

Questions? Charmaine Brown at cbrown@denverfoundation.org

Donor
Alexander "Sandy" Brown
Award
Varies
Deadline
03/29/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a solid organ transplant recipient?
  2. Please answer the following questions if you answered "yes" to being a solid organ transplant recipient:
    • The date of your procedure. (MM/YYYY)
    • The type of transplant you received.
  3. Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident?
  4. If you are currently in HIGH SCHOOL, please answer the following questions:
    • City, State
    • Dates Attended (Month/Year-Month/Year)
    • Name of high school
    • What is your anticipated graduation date? (MM/YYYY)
    • What is your current (unweighted) GPA?
  5. If you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary program or have been graduated from high school for more than one year, please answer the following questions:
    • What is your anticipated degree?
    • What is your anticipated graduation from your major/program? (ex. Spring 2020)
    • What is your current cumulative GPA?
    • What is your current or anticipated enrollment status?
    • What is your current or anticipated major or program?
    • When do you anticipated your classes starting? (ex. Fall 2019)
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