SAY THANK YOU!
Student scholarship recipients write letters of appreciation to
their benefactors in care of the Foundation. Students get a chance
to say "thank you" in person at the Scholarship Reception each
"I have been trying to
complete my degree while continuing to work full time to support my
family of seven. Receiving your award not only helps to lift
part of the financial burden from me and my family, but it also
provides a sense of motivation."
know my hard work and
dedication will pay off because of people like you. You have
given me hope to keep going and never give up because hard work does
pay off in the end...You have given me the greatest opportunity to
complete my education and reach my goal in life."
"Your contribution is
making a significant impact on helping me complete my education.
Due to the fact that my education goals had been on hold for so many
years, I am especially grateful because I now feel that the
financial burden will be minimized and I will be able to get
further. Today I see the realization of that dream in the near
future, thanks to you."
"This scholarship has
not only allowed me to finance my education, but has also encouraged
me to keep my academic and social standards high. As a
non-traditional student who works and maintains a home life, it is
an honor to be recognized because of the perseverance that has
allowed me this wonderful chance. My gratitude goes far beyond
words and I greatly appreciate your contribution toward my
was an honor to be chosen as a recipient of this prestigious award.
Your support has alleviated the added burden associated with the
cost of tuition and for that I thank you immensely. I truly
value my education at Union County College, and this scholarship had
afforded me the opportunity to continue with my educational pursuits."
"I have dreamed of attending medical school
ever since I was young and now that I have been named as one of the
recipients for this scholarship program my dream is becoming a reality.
I am glad to have an opportunity to thank you personally for your
generosity. Without scholarship patrons like you, there would be many
students such as myself unable to pursue the career they've dreamed
of. My future plans include pursuing the career of a Registered Nurse.
I not only have a passion for nursing but also enjoy working with
am honored to be one of the scholarship recipients. Thanks to
your generous support I am the first in my family to attend college.
Growing up in a less privileged community has not only offered
financial and academic challenges, but it has more importantly made
me realize the value of a college education. I offer my
sincerest thanks for your continued generosity to me."
"I would like to thank you for your support
through my academic achievements. I truly appreciate you taking the
time to reach out and help students like myself so that we can progress
in our education. Thank you for making it financially easier for me
to go to school and continue my education at a steady pace. This allows
me to focus on my academic courses throughout the semester without
dealing with a financial strain that may have caused difficulty in
maintaining my course credits."
""I am honored to be the recipient of the Scholarship.
Thanks to your generous support I am the first in my family to attend
college. I am majoring in Early Childhood Education. The financial
assistance you provided was a great help to me in paying some of my
educational expenses, and it also allowed me to concentrate more on
my studies. Thank you again for your generosity and support. I promise
you I will work very hard to pursue my dream, and eventually give
back to others, both as teacher and possibly a scholarship to future