Jennifer Wu Memorial Scholarship: Winners Make Learning Real
Whether minimalist hiking, building buildings, or studying art, the Colorado Academy Alumni Association is the engine behind the interest of one CA high school student every summer.
Each year, the Alumni Association awards the Jennifer Wu Memorial Fellowship to a junior to pursue a summer project before his or her senior year of high school. “The idea,” says Alumni Director Sue Burleigh, “Is to honor the memory of Jennifer Wu, a CA alum who passed away during her first year of college, and who left a legacy about the importance of living life with gusto."
Wu graduated from CA in 1992. During her six years at the school, she was known for her remarkable enthusiasm and vitality. Her CA classmates established a fund through which a fellowship is awarded each year to “encourage exploration and achievement in academic or other pursuits that contribute to scholarship, intellectual development or personal enhancement …”
deadline is March 1, 2017
For more than a few of the fellowship recipients, the summer project is a solidifying experience that sticks. Past winners include: