The Jodi Johnson Memorial Scholarship
The Jodi Johnson Memorial Scholarship was created to remember the life of our founder's sister. Jodi was a smart and outgoing woman who excelled in athletics, academics, music, and community involvement. Jodi was also a lifelong animal lover who was an outspoken evangelist for our work at Project K-9 Hero.
AWARD AMOUNT: $1,000
ANNUAL APPLICATION PERIOD: March 7th - June 1st
ANNUAL DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: June 1st
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident
- 17 years or older
- Applicant shall have obtained a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher with a demonstrated record of good attendance.
- Applicant shall be accepted and entered into a field of study at an accredited post-secondary institution or accredited veterinary technician school.
- Applicant shall be in one of the following fields of study: pre-vet, pre-med, animal science, biology, physiology, zoology, veterinary science, biological science or chemistry.
- Applicant shall be pursuing an associate, undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree.
- Applicant must be available for a personal interview by the Scholarship Awards Committee if requested.
- Preference may be given to applicants who are student athletes and/or musicians of Lapeer Community Schools with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
This scholarship is awarded for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at an educational institution. This scholarship shall be directly distributed to the recipient's educational institution.
Protecting Our Retired K-9 Heroes
Project K-9 Hero is a national non-profit organization who provides medical assistance, food, and end of duty services to retired Police K-9 and Military Working Dog Heroes nationwide.