2018 SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
FIRST PLACE - $3,000
At age 14, Anna King received a life saving heart transplant. Growing up, Anna and her parents never expected that she’d be diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a disease that prevented her heart from pumping effectively and resulted in heart failure. Anna will attend Lasell College (MA).
Read Anna’s winning essay here.
RUNNER UP - $1,500
Allison Loo founded Plushies Amid to Comfort Hearts (PATCH), an organization that raises awareness about child abuse and provides comfort items to victims. Allison will attend the University of San Francisco (USFCA).
Read Allison's winning essay here.
HONORABLE MENTION - $500
After her father’s suicide, Moriah Irving began working as a Peer Counselor, answering phone calls from teens who are in crisis at Teen Lifeline. She will attend Scripps College (CA) starting in the Fall of 2018.
Since 2009, RSF has awarded more than $25,000 in college scholarships to students who have attended colleges and universities around the country, including:
Azusa Pacific University (CA)
Carleton College (MN)
Christopher Newport University (VA)
Corbon University (OR)
Duke University (NC)
Harvard Extension School
Miami University (OH)
Montclair State University (NJ) Pomona College (CA)
Pitzer College (CA)
Rhodes College (TN)
Rockhurst University (MO)
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Missouri
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University (TN)
Villanova University (PA)