Each year the CRN provides scholarship opportunities for students currently enrolled in or preparing to begin an accredited collegiate or vocational program. Financial assistance of $1,000 will be awarded to one student diagnosed with cystinosis and $1,000 to a student with a sibling diagnosed with cystinosis. To apply online, please complete the form below. For more information, click on the links below or contact Gail Potts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2019 Scholarship for an Individual Living with Cystinosis Instructions
- 2019 Sierra Woodward Sibling Scholarship Instructions
Additional scholarship opportunities:
- Deanna Lynn Potts Scholarship
- American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
- The Kidney and Urology Foundation.
Gracie Smith is attending Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton Georgia, where she is studying nursing. She hopes to become a pediatric nurse. Growing up with the challenges of cystinosis has provided Gracie with empathy to meet the needs of ill children physically and socially.
Taylee is attending Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, where she is studying dental medicine to embark upon a career as a dentist. Growing up as a sibling of an individual with cystinosis she learned early she wanted to help people and pursue a career in the medical field.
*Mobile users, please scroll table left to see Sibling Scholarship Recipients
|Year||CRN Individual Scholarship Recipients||CRN Sierra Woodward Sibling Scholarship Recipients|
|Emily Ann Bogan
|2017||Emily Patterson||Tyler Morrill|
|2015||Garrett Thomas||Kasey Hohl|
|2013||Elizabeth Patterson||Kole Binger|
|2012||Devin Adorjan||Matthew Ahnen|
|2007||Steve Schleuder||Allison Tschannen
Christina is attending Charleston Southern University in Charleston, South Carolina. Christina is pursuing a career in nursing. Her decision to choose nursing came from the caring nurses and doctors she encountered during frequent hospitalizations throughout her life. She hopes to eventually to continue her education in anesthesiology or become a physician’s assistant.