The JC Runyon Foundation exists to help students move forward after behavioral health issues have drained their financial resources and hopes for a future.
Just a girl…
The following is part of an essay written by a scholarship applicant. This is an amazing young person who has been through more in her young life than most do in a lifetime. Yet she is a thriving young lady with an amazing future. I have her permission to post part of what she wrote […]
Back to school
I just sent my child off to college with a huge sense of mixed feelings: Pride, Sorrow, Relief, Fear, Hope, and Grief. It’s so difficult to let your child, who you’ve seen or at least spoken to every single day of his life, go. And then the bills start piling in. College is expensive. Just […]
Funds still available!
Hey gang! Great news! We still have funds to provide additional scholarships to those who qualify! If you’ve successfully completed an in-patient psychiatric treatment program, maintained a 2.5 GPA for 1 year after treatment, and have been accepted to an accredited college, university, or trade school, apply today! Send me an email so I know […]
What are your thoughts?
I am a parent of a graduating senior. As this year winds down, my thoughts are moving toward his college education and mostly how to pay for it. I want so much for my child to have every possible advantage, as all parents do. Then I consider how parents who’ve struggled with a child who […]
Why JC Runyon Foundation?
Preparing for college is challenging for all students, but for those who have been through psychiatric treatment it’s even more difficult. According to the Surgeon General, “Extensive limits on mental health benefits can create major financial burdens for patients and their families.” Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General – Chapter 6. Accessed 3/10/12 […]
Now Accepting Applications
Are you a senior in high school who has successfully completed in-patient psychiatric treatment for either psychiatric disorder or substance abuse and been accepted to an accredited college or university? We are a group of educational, financial, and behavioral health care professionals who would like to help you achieve your full potential. We recognize the […]
Scholar Spotlight – Ethan
Growing up Ethan has always loved letters. Not just for the simple symbols they represent on the surface, but also for the power each individual symbol has. For example, Ethan explains that letters make words, clauses, sentences culminating into something as complex as college essay. This love for the power of letters probably came from […]
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Are you ready to #LiveYourNextChapter? Apply today! Click HERE to learn more.