Scholarship Opportunities

Michelle’s Place offers educational scholarships to individuals who have been affected by cancer. Scholarships are offered annually. Two awards per scholarship can be awarded to individuals who qualify for the Patricia Deroeux & Michelle's Place Scholarship; one award will be awarded for the Shanen Skinner-Pearson Scholarship. Applicants must be from the area served by Michelle's Place. Applications are open from January 1- February 28th.

Patricia Deroeux Scholarship

Michelle’s Place offers the Patricia Deroeux Scholarship on behalf of the Temecula Chamber of Commerce to two individuals who reside in the City of Temecula who are in need of financial assistance for educational purposes. Each scholarship is worth $2,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Candidate must be in need of financial assistance due to the death of a parent as a result of cancer.
  2. Must be under 25 years of age.
  3. Must be a resident in the City of Temecula.
  4. Must be a full-time student.

 

Michelle’s Place Scholarship

On behalf of the Temecula Valley Women’s Club, Michelle’s Place offers two educational scholarships, worth $1,000 each, to individuals who have been impacted by cancer.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Candidate must have been impacted by cancer.
  2. Must be used for continuing education only.

Shanen Skinner-Pearson Spirit of Life Scholarship

Michelle's Place offers the Shanen Skinner-Pearson Spirit of Life Scholarship, worth $1,000, to an individual who has been impacted by breast cancer to themselves or an immediate family member, and who has used the experience to inspire others and to live a more fulfilled life.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Candidate must have been impacted by breast cancer to themselves or an immediate family member.
2. Must be used for continuing education only.
3. Candidate must write an essay on how breast cancer has inspired them to help others and to change the way they experience life.
4. Candidate must live in the region served by Michelle's Place.