Ty started the Foundation in 2011 with the original cause of supporting Youth Cancer Survivors in their pursuit of higher education. Today, Survivor Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to graduating South Dakota high school Seniors that have been diagnosed with any type of cancer, at any point, and are attending any post-secondary education of their choosing. The Foundation is the only source of funds directly available to Survivors that we are aware of in the state of South Dakota.
AMOUNT AWARDED TO DATE
Scholarship open to young applicants diagnosed with a form of cancer at any point during their life.
Open to all high school seniors graduating from a South Dakota school district in 2023, attending any post-secondary education of their choosing in any State.
At least three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2023.
Scholarships will be paid directly to the educational institution for the fall semester following proof of enrollment.