The CAUSE Foundation®/Berni Schafer Memorial Scholarship Fund Program

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BACKGROUND: 
This Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Bernice “Berni” Schafer who was instrumental in introducing CAUSE to United Airlines Flight Attendants. The CAUSE Foundation® Scholarship Program is administered by The CAUSE Scholarship Advisory Board.

PURPOSE: 
The purpose of the Scholarship program is to assist children of deceased United Airlines Flight Attendants and/or spouse, in their pursuit of a post-secondary education.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: 
The Scholarship is available to the biological or adopted children of deceased United Airlines Flight Attendants or to the children of a flight attendant whose spouse is deceased. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have applied or been accepted as a full time/part time student at an accredited post-secondary educational institution.

SELECTION CRITERIA: 
Selection of recipients may be based on such factors as scholastic performance while in high school, ACT/SAT test scores, school and/or community service activities, work history, and essay evaluation.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: 
To be determined by the review committee and the availability of funds.Renewable at the discretion of the review committee.

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 
Applications must be postmarked on or before February 15th and must include the following: – Completed application with signature – Essay – Two (2) recommendations – High School Certification Form with official high school transcript

Send application to:
THE CAUSE FOUNDATION®/BERNI SCHAFER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
P.O. Box 550
Parker, CO 80134

Application questions – Call 1-888-288-9036

Other forms:
Scholarship Payment Request
Scholarship Payment Renewal Request