Caper Brown Memorial Scholarship

Caper Brown burn survivor on a boat

The From Tragedy to Triumph Foundation (FTTTF) continues to offer this opportunity for the burn survivor community. The Caper Brown Memorial Scholarship supported by Camp I Am Me, provides funds for those with financial need when they are accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution.

This scholarship opportunity is being made available to any current or former Camp I Am Me Summer Camp camper who meets the FTTTF criteria, including being a burn survivor, have suffered severe frostbite, and/or have been treated in a Burn Unit for a soft tissue injury.

Additional Requirements
– Resident of Illinois, Indiana, or Iowa
– Have an injury or illness that was treated in a Burn Unit
– Must be a high school senior or have a high school diploma

Awards will be based on the required essay, academic performance, community service, economic need, career/life aspirations and the impact your burn injury had on your life. A scholarship will be awarded for a one-year period, July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025, to be applied toward tuition, fees, and other school related expenses. The scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient’s school.

2024 Application Period
– Application Available – March
– Application Submission Deadline – June 1
– Scholarship Awards Banquet – July

How to Apply

From Tragedy to Triumph Foundation Mission

To provide support to burn survivors and their families. When a loved one goes through a life changing tragedy, it affects the entire family. We all strive to find normalcy again. What we realize after any tragedy is that once we survive, we begin living a “new normal” life.

For scholarship submissions and questions, email: