Indiana Donor Network Foundation awards 2022 scholarships
June 28, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Donor Network Foundation today announces the recipients of 2022 education scholarships.
The scholarships are funded by the Foundation and contributions by Indiana Donor Network employees and are awarded to family members of Indiana organ and tissue donors, transplant recipients, living donors and others.
In turn, recipients of these scholarships often become advocates for organ and tissue donation in their communities. Those eligible for scholarships include both traditional and non-traditional students who submit an essay describing their career goals, experience with organ and tissue donation and transplantation, and personal goals.
This year’s recipients are:
- Tyler Hedgepath of Valparaiso, a heart transplant recipient: $6,500
- Paulina Nieto of Columbus, a two-time heart transplant recipient: $3,500
- Emily Humphrey of Whitestown, a donor hero’s sister: $2,500
- Kaylee Stewart of Greenfield, daughter of a kidney transplant recipient: $2,000
- Grace Medford of Elkhart, daughter of a double lung transplant recipient: $1,500
- Reid Frame of South Bend, a donor hero’s sister: $1,000
As a subsidiary of Indiana Donor Network, Indiana Donor Network Foundation enhances the lives of those touched by donation through education, innovation, caring and support. The Foundation raises funds through individual contributions, special events and sponsorships to support transplant recipients and the families of donor heroes.
For more information, visit Indiana Donor Network Foundation online.
About Indiana Donor Network
The decision to become an organ, tissue and eye donor is a decision to give the gift of life. Indiana Donor Network serves as the vital link between donors and patients waiting for lifesaving organ transplants, healing tissue and corneas to restore sight. The organization is a federally designated organ recovery organization and accredited tissue bank serving 85 of Indiana’s 92 counties. Its team of more than 225 dedicated professionals is committed to saving and healing lives through donation and transplantation, championing the cause through education and outreach and supporting donor families in their time of need. For more or to sign up as a donor, visit Indiana Donor Network online.
Indiana Donor Network® and the Indiana Donor Network Foundation® are federally registered trademarks.
About Indiana Donor Network Foundation
As a subsidiary of Indiana Donor Network, the organ recovery organization for 85 of Indiana’s 92 counties, Indiana Donor Network Foundation enhances the lives of those touched by donation through education, innovation, caring and support. The Foundation raises funds through individual contributions, special events and sponsorships to support transplant recipients and the families of donor heroes. For more information, visit Indiana Donor Network Foundation online.
About Donate Life Indiana
Since 1998, Donate Life Indiana has been the state-authorized nonprofit organization responsible for managing the Indiana donor registry. Its mission is to save lives by creating opportunities for all Indiana citizens to sign up on the organization’s official state registry while striving to raise awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation through public education. For more, visit Donate Life Indiana online.