AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarships

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarships

To help students express themselves on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease, the AFA Teen, a branch of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, has created an annual scholarship. The organization will be offering $5,000 to one college-bound student looking for financial aid to afford their postsecondary education.

The AFA Teen encourages eligible junior and senior high school students to share their experiences and thoughts on the subject of Alzheimer’s by applying.  Students will need to write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay about the impact that Alzheimer’s disease has had on their lives.  A completed application and a short, 200 word biography will also be required.


1. $5,000


1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident 2. Applicant must enter an accredited four-year college or university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline 3. Applicant must be a current high school student


February 15, 2008

Required Material:

1. An application form 2. A 200 word biography 3. An official high school transcript 4. Four copies of a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay 5. Copy of a United States birth certificate or permanent residency documentation 6. A cover letter with the name, address and essay title

Further information about the application form and about contacting the scholarship provider  can be found by conducting a free college scholarship search. Once a student has completed the search, this award will appear in their scholarship list, provided the student is eligible.

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