The Day Dreams Foundation Jenny Bradley College Scholarship is awarded each year to a high school senior in Columbia that has been impacted by extracurriculars. The scholarship is named for Jenny Bradley, a pre-school teacher and the mother of Day Dreams Foundation Founder, Joe Bradley.
- One $1,000 scholarship (paid out as $500 each semester)
- Scholarship may be renewed for seven more consecutive semesters, for a total of eight semesters. If you have to withdraw from school for a semester, you will be eligible to renew your scholarship the next semester, however the $500 from the semester you were not in classes will not be applied to future semesters.
- Must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
- Columbia, Missouri high school senior
- Must have participated in an extracurricular in high school for at least two years
- Accepted into two or four-year college/university (verification required)
- Applicants with financial need and those involved in volunteer work will be given strong consideration
- Complete online application
- 250-word minimum essay answering the following prompt: How have you been positively impacted by your participation in extracurricular activities and how do you think those activities have prepared you for your future?
- One or two letters of recommendation from a non-family member
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online HERE. 2023 applications are due May 2. Essays and letters may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the Day Dreams Foundation office at 1 E BROADWAY STE C, Columbia, MO 65203.
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If you would like to make a donation to the college scholarship fund, please CLICK HERE.
2016 — Jazmyn Youngblood, Battle High School, Columbia College
2017 — Ben Peng, Battle High School, Westminster College
2019 — Tyler Wilson, Central Methodist University
2021 — Roy Ford, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
2022 — Robert Lee, Truman State University