Jenny Bradley College Scholarship

The Day Dreams Foundation Jenny Bradley College Scholarship will be 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 $1,500 scholarship (paid out as $750 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 $750 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
  • Qualify for free or reduced lunch at school (verification required)
  • 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 involved in volunteer work will be given strong consideration


  • Filled out paper 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


Download our application HERE. Submit applications, essays and letters to or mail to 200 E. Walnut St. #4, Columbia, MO 65203.

DUE DATE: March 24, 2017. Recipient will be notified by April 11, 2017. Scholarship winner will be recognized on July 15, 2017 at our Gala.


If you would like to make a donation to the college scholarship fund, please CLICK HERE.


2016 — Jazmyn Youngblood, Battle High School, Columbia College

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