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The Roy Williams Foundation Scholarship Opportunity 

The Roy Williams Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent/end veteran and first
responder suicide. This foundation was created in honor of local deputy and veteran Roy Williams, who tragically died by suicide due to his struggles with PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder). This scholarship is intended for students looking to pursue an education in a mental health-related field to help further the mission of the Roy Williams Foundation by aiding in the mental health care of our veterans and first responders. The Roy Williams Foundation will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to two applicants.


Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 19. Applicants are expected to legibly complete this application in full, including an essay of at least 250 words describing why they are passionate about the mental health field and helping our veterans and first responders in that capacity. All applicants awarded scholarship funds must be able to provide proof of enrollment in a mental health-related degree program to receive funds.

The deadline for turning in the application is June 1st, 2023. Once completed it can be emailed to or mailed to 9996 US-50 Suite 1145, Salida, Colorado 81201.

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