Mary J. Szczepanski "Never Give Up" MS Scholarship Foundation

The Mary J. Szczepanski "Never Give Up" MS Scholarship Foundation is starting its 16th year and offers annual scholarships to seniors at Catholic Central, Kenowa Hills, Covenant Christian and Northview High Schools in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area for using their creativity and raising funds for multiple sclerosis. The inaugural year of the program was the fall of 2000. This unique and prestigious program has touched the lives of many people in communities across the world and is constantly raising awareness of this terrible disease. One or two $500.00 scholarships are awarded annually at each high school involved to seniors who raise the most funds for MS. Each high school program is set up differently according to their needs. A beautiful engraved plaque is also presented to each winner to commemorate his/her accomplishment. All money raised by the students, over $23,000 to date, has been donated for MS research.-Our Michigan high school program:All Michigan High Schools are invited to participate annually as we search for the senior who raises the most funds for MS. A $1,000 college scholarship and plaque will be awarded and he/she will be honored as our Michigan recipient.-Our national high school program:Students from all 50 states are invited to participate annually as we search for the senior who raises the most funds for MS. A $1,000 college scholarship and plaque will be awarded and he/she will be honored as our national recipient.-Our national college program:Students from all 50 states are invited to participate annually as we search for the college student who raises the most funds for MS. A $1,000 scholarship and plaque will be awarded and he/she will be honored as our National recipient.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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