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Knowledge is Empowerment Scholarship

$1,000

April 30, 2020

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Maria Suarez Foundation established a scholarship program for high school seniors in the Southern California area to promote education as a prevention strategy to child trafficking.

    A core value of the Maria Suarez Foundation is ‘Empowerment’. The Maria Suarez Foundation is grounded in an empowerment-based approach to accomplish our work. We recognize that people can positively impact systems, institutions, policy, social norms, and their spheres of influence with their increased knowledge of modern slavery. This knowledge empowers young people and communities as change agents with a shared goal of preventing modern slavery. Knowledge is empowerment.

    Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA who lives in Los Angeles County and is enrolled in a trade school, vocational school, community college, or four-year university during the period for which scholarship is requested. Must demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • info@mariasuarez.org
  • 241 W. Rialto Avenue #2061
  • Rialto, CA 92377
  • info@mariasuarez.org
  • 323-867-9933

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