Nicholas J. Lawrence Foundation Scholarship


GraduationThe scholarship was started in memory of Nicholas, who tragically lost his battle to addiction in 2015. Nicholas was a smart, well-liked young man who had a passion for golf. He was fortunate enough to attend Johnson & Wales University, majoring in sports management with dreams of becoming a PGA Professional.

The Foundation’s mission through it’s scholarship program is to assist recovering addicts realize their dream of attending a college or trade school and lead productive, fulfilling lives. We also feel continued therapy is an integral part in maintaining sobriety and include a stipend for counseling with each scholarship.

Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded by July 15th. $2,000 is payable directly to the college or trade-school, while $500 is payable to a counselor or therapist to assist with continued long-term recovery. All applications are considered confidential.

The scholarship is awarded to individuals that meet the following criteria:

  • Commit to abstaining from drugs and alcohol and living clean
  • Be in active recovery for a period of one year or more
  • Agree to periodic, random drug testing at the discretion of the Foundation


Applications are due by June 15th and are available for download here.