Humans of Dementia Scholarship

May 1, 2025
Awards Available: 12

Scholarship Description

Founded in 2012 by Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, Hilarity for Charity (HFC) is a national non-profit on a mission to care for families impacted by Alzheimer's disease, activate the next generation of advocates, and be a leader in brain health education and research. Storytelling is a powerful tool to help bring light to Alzheimer's disease and dementia. HFC's Humans of Dementia Storytelling Scholarship is open to high school and college students who have been impacted in some way by Alzheimer's disease or related dementia.

Scholarship Details

  • Two categories for submission: written and photo
  • Three scholarships awarded in each category, totaling 12 awards
  • Open to high school and college students in the U.S. and Canada
  • Aims to use storytelling to drive awareness about Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to high school, undergraduate, or graduate students
  • Participants must be attending a recognized educational institution
  • Scholarship awards support educational, creative, or personal endeavors
  • Applicants must have been impacted in some way by Alzheimer's disease or related dementia

Application Process

  1. Choose between the written or photo storytelling category
  2. For written submissions: Profile someone with Alzheimer's or dementia in 750 words or less
  3. For photo submissions: Submit up to three images related to Alzheimer’s or dementia
  4. Submissions should focus on the person and their story before the impact of Alzheimer's or dementia

This scholarship focuses on storytelling as a tool to drive awareness and inspire change about Alzheimer's disease. Students are invited to submit a written or photo profile of someone living with Alzheimer's disease or who passed away from the disease. Scholarship Awards may be used in furtherance of educational, creative, or other personal endeavors. Scholarship Search