The scholarship will be a separate fund within the Indianapolis Colts Foundation.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is donating $25,000 to establish the Edwin Jackson Memorial Scholarship in memory of the former linebacker who was killed in a traffic accident February 4. "We are all better people for having known him, and we already miss him so much". It will be an annual award for a "qualified student applicant".
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Tax-deductible donations to the scholarship fund can be made online at http://www.colts.com/memorial or by mailing to: Edwin Jackson Memorial Scholarship, c/o Indianapolis Colts Foundation, P.O. Box 535000, Indianapolis, IN 46253. The Colts will work with the Jackson family in the upcoming months to establish the scholarship and determine its guidelines. "My family and the entire Colts organization are proud to have been associated with Edwin, and we are honored to help continue his legacy in the future".
Jackson and Monroe were both pronounced dead at the scene.
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Irsay additionally paid for the funerals for Jackson and Monroe. Jackson's memorial service was Monday in his hometown of Atlanta.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jeffrey's family and friends during these hard days", Irsay said in Monday's statement. "Although we didn't know Jeffrey, we've heard nothing but extraordinary things about him, and we are just as heartbroken for his loved ones".
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Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffery Monroe were both struck by a drunk driver while standing outside of a vehicle on the side of the road early last Sunday morning.