Scholarship

JC Runyon Foundation scholarships are awarded to high school students (traditional and non traditional) who have successfully completed at least one stay in an accredited inpatient facility for psychiatric disorder, substance abuse, or both.

Do I qualify?

  • Successful completion of an inpatient program in a psychiatric facility for either substance abuse, psychiatric disorder or both
  • Acceptance to a college, university or trade school
  • Is an undergraduate student who will be attending school in the United States

What makes JC Runyon Foundation different?

  • Students receive funding assistance (paid directly to the school) throughout the degree program as long as they stay in good standing with their school.
  • Scholarship recipients become part of the JCRF family. We foster an ongoing relationship with each student to help ensure success.
  • Each recipient is honored at our annual Gala in the spring and is given the chance to share his or her story, if desired.
  • We are a national program and award students scholarship funding all over the United States.
  • Our board consists of industry professionals: therapists, psychologists, nurses and educators. We understand the struggles of the past and the difficulties students might face during the transition into college. We check in often to offer advice and encouragement.
  • Download an application here: COMING IN SEPTEMBER
 

Scholar Spotlight – Katy

          Katy has always dreamed of becoming an oncology nurse, but when major depression began to emerge at the age of 12, she began to see her plans unravel before her eyes. Throughout high school she tried to maintain a facade of perfection and excelled in her classes, but inside she […]

Our board consists of professionals in the behavioral health care industry and educators. We understand what you’ve been through, and we have the resources to help.