"The Bethany Learning Academy motto is, "People Matter!" And, The Malone Scholarship is a demonstration of this church school's dedication to that understanding."
We at Bethany Learning Academy are very excited to announce The Malone Scholarship.
Every member of Bethany Learning Academy is helping change the lives of others in a huge and positive way.
The Malone Scholarship is in honor of and inspired by Jennifer Malone. Jennifer is a homeschooling-heroine who is going strong as she battles the detriments of cancer and has not missed a beat while educating her daughter at home during this entire ordeal. We remain awed by the Malone tenacity and we are honored to place this ever-so-small gesture on the table for others who are walking the same path as this family. Tenacity, dedication, perseverance; when I see those words, I see Jennifer Malone. That is why we have The Malone Scholarship.
God bless you, Jennifer Malone, you've got this!
In order for a student to apply for this scholarship, s/he should (a) have home-schooled for at least 4 consecutive years, (b) be between ages 18 and 24 years, (c) be graduated from high school, and (d) answer "yes" to at least one of the following:
1)Does at least one of your parents have a detrimental illness rendering them unable to work?
2)Does at least one of your parents have a terminal illness?
3)Are you the child of a single parent with absolutely no contact with your other parent, or your other parent is deceased?
4)Is at least one of your parents on permanent disability?
The Malone Scholarship will go to the qualifying candidate with the highest score on the "screening test." The "screening test" will compile a series of points for each student based on the following:
1) Essay on the assigned topic
2) Community Service hours
The Malone Scholarship is being managed by Blue Phoenix Village, Inc. BPV is a Non-Profit Corporation that has the sole purpose of raising funds and spreading hope to those in need of a little help from the "village" to get through difficult financial struggles of paying for college education expenses. Hence, the BPV motto, "Sometimes it DOES take a village." Though BLA is funding this scholarship, BPV is contracted to screen applicants and make the decision on the final recipients each year.
If you, your business, or your employer would like to impact lives by contributing to this scholarship, you can do so by donating funds to Blue Phoenix Village, Inc. with a message indicating those monies are intended to support "The Malone Scholarship", volunteering to assist with the Blue Phoenix Village Scholarship Dinner, or simply enroll as a BLA homeschooling family.