2022 The Sean Massura Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship History:
Sean Massura had a creative, adventurous spirit and lived his life to the fullest. He sought out new experiences, sharing them with those he loved. Life is a gift that when unwrapped creates possibilities and choices- many will cautiously take a safe path, while others are open to challenges and adventures. The Sean Massura Memorial Scholarship is founded to continue Sean’s energy and zest for living life to the fullest. Those who knew Sean will never forget his gregarious persona, which is forever captured in our memories, photos, videos, and even in a mural in the halls of Lane Tech high School (Class of 2016). Sean attended Indiana University (Class of 2019) and following graduation pursued his dreams of travel, until his untimely death later that year. Established 2022.

The scholarship will be awarded to a Lane Tech graduate who shares Sean’s same love of life and intrepid drive to succeed. 

Scholarship Award:
$2,000 total award to one (1) student.

Criteria/Eligibility:

  1. Lane Tech senior with an expected June 2022 graduation date.
  2. Verified acceptance to an accredited college/ university, trade school, or apprenticeship program.
  3. Applicants must submit a 500- word essay or a 2-3 minute video
  4. A list of their high school extracurricular activities, job, or family commitments and
  5. 2 letters of recommendation

Essay [Choose one (1) essay format, 500- word essay or a 2-3 minute video]

Essay – Sean Massura had a creative, adventurous spirit and lived his life to the fullest. He sought out new experiences, sharing them with those he loved. Your submission will be an opportunity to express who you are as a person and convey why you should be awarded this scholarship. In an essay of no more than 500 words or a video of no more than 2-3 minutes, please share an experience that demonstrates your creativity and/ or adventurous spirit.

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS CLOSED FOR 2022