The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation awards an annual college scholarship as an inspiration to cancer patients and survivors in order that they may achieve their full potential in life.
To be eligible to apply, all applicants must have had a cancer diagnosis prior to the age of 21. In addition to a cancer diagnosis, all applicants must be enrolled, or be planning to enroll, full time in an accredited college or university.
Scholarship applicants can only reside within our coverage areas:
Applicants in New York must be a permanent resident of one of the following five boroughs of New York City: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island or Queens . Applicants in New Jersey must be a permanent resident of one of the following counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, Union.
Applicants in North Florida must be a permanent resident of one of the following counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, or Union. Applicants in South Georgia must be a permanent resident of one of the following counties: Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Glynn or Ware.
Academic achievement, leadership ability, community involvement, good citizenship and financial need are some of the attributes considered in selecting the recipient.
The 2019 Scholarship Application will be available January 14th, 2019. The deadline is April 5th, 2019.
New York/New Jersey applicants should contact Sue Garbe at: [email protected]
North Florida/South Georgia applicants should contact Rita Malie at: [email protected].