With our National theme of “ "listen to the children…enrich their lives",
Chums’ Founders’ National Scholarship, established at the October 2001
Conclave at Hilton Head Island, SC. in honor of Chum Founders
Mary Ward Barnes, Joyce Tate Brown and Theodora Jackson Cora.
This scholarship benefits young adults attending college for the first
time who have a documented financial need.
The CHUMS Founders’ National Scholarship is a one-time scholarship
award for a recipient who is nominated by a local chapter. The recipient
of the award will be voted on and announced at the annual conclave
Many of our local chapters have fundraisers for the scholarship program offered through Chums Inc. Although family members/relatives of a Chum are not eligible for this scholarship, we encourage all Chums’ families to help identify eligible and worthy candidates for this wonderful opportunity.
• A high school senior
• A non-family member of a Chum
• Has completed volunteer services for the last 3 years
• Has a five (5) year plan of future education/career goals
• Has obtained awards, distinctions and academic honors in the past 3 years
Chapter Instructions for Submission
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Scholarship Candidate Guidelines and Application
2018 Scholarship Recipients
1st Place - Queeny Jose - Orlando Chapter
2nd Place (tied) - Victoria Lamar - Atlanta Chapter
2nd Place (tied) - Lauren Brooks - Raleigh Chapter