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Sarah M. Liamos Memorial Scholarship Fund

Sarah lived a full life despite having Congenital Heart Disease, mostly because she refused to let heart disease define who she was. Sarah grew up as a Camp Taylor heart camper, attending camps for 9 years and giving back through volunteering both as a mentor to younger heart kids and as a counselor. Sarah earned a BS in Political Science and minor in Criminal Justice from St. Anselm College on May 17, 2014, a goal that was more important to her than many realized. This memorial scholarship recognizes Sarah’s college aspirations and her contributions to Camp Taylor, keeping her memory alive for years to come.

Applying for a Scholarship

3 $1000 scholarships will be awarded per year. Winners will be announced on July 1st of each year


To apply for a Sarah M Liamos scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have a Congenital Heart Defect

  • Must have attended a Camp Taylor camp within the past 3 years

  • Currently accepted/enrolled in an accredited degree or certificate program

  • Must include any paperwork for financial aid received

How to Apply
Submit the following to or mail it to 8224 W. Grayson Road, Modesto, CA 95358

1. An essay answering the following:

  • What is your cardiac diagnosis?

  • How do you overcome your disease?

  • What are your strength and inspiration?

  • A prime example of an event that helped you become determined to succeed.

2. Letter(s) of reference
3. Letter of acceptance from the educational program director on letterhead
4. Proof of financial aid.

  • Financial information summary form OR

  • Letter from the financial aid office on letterhead OR

  • Copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA


Application Deadline: April 1, 2023




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