Susy Betanzos Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created by the Betanzos Family in memory of their beloved Susy Betanzos.  Susy was one of the kindest, most loving, thoughtful and overall amazing person you would ever meet.  For years she battled lupus with courage and determination to not let it limit herself or her family.  Sadly, she lost her battle last year.  
It is with great honor her legacy will continue through the Susy Betanzos Scholarship Fund.  The special fund has been created by her family to assist college students with a grant of $500 to help pay for college tuition, books, parking, and/or ancillary fees.  
All interested in applying for this fund must meet the minimum criteria:
a.  Be diagnosed with lupus
b.  Enrolled in an accredited college, university and/or trade school
c.  Have a  GPA greater than 2.5 
d.  Must be present at the Lupus Race for Life on 5/20/18 to receive the award
Please submit your 500-word essay as to why you should be the first recipient of this award to  ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY 5/15/18.