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The Chaenda L. Jones Scholarship Program

The Chaenda L. Jones (CLJ) Scholarship Program was initiated by the Power of Pink! Foundation, Inc. in October 2012. The purpose was to develop an educationally-focused initiative that epitomized the life of Ms. Chaenda L. Jones, mother of two children and hard worker, who lost her battle to breast cancer in 2011. The CLJ Scholarship Program was started to foster a positive mind-set that encourages students affected by breast cancer to embody a lifestyle of excellence. As a result, the Board of Directors of Power of Pink! Foundation, Inc. worked diligently over the winter months of 2012 to ensure that the scholarship would be available to qualified students in May of 2013.

The Board of Directors will continue to serve as the coordinators of the Chaenda L. Jones Scholarship Program and plan to further develop the program into a mentor opportunity.

2015 BOOK SCHOLARSHIP: One $750 scholarship that must be applied to book fees will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program for the academic year commencing Fall 2015 or Spring 2016.

Applicants must submit:

  • A completed , or PRINTABLE APPLICATION FORM
  • A 400-word essay describing how breast cancer is impacted your life and why you are a worthy recipient of the scholarship. Please include academic achievements, community service, and future goals.
  • An official transcript.

Applications can be submitted online via the form below. They can also be mailed to 6368 Coventry Way #347 Clinton, MD 20735. All submissions must be received no later than 5pm EST on April 10th, 2015. The selected recipient will be notified by May 31st, 2015.

Details regarding scholarship descriptions, qualification criteria, application information and forms can be found on the Power of Pink! Foundation, Inc. general webpage: www.powerofpinkfoundation.org or, for more information about the Chaenda L. Jones scholarship please contact us at cljscholarship@powerofpinkfoundation.org .