The mission of Students with Heart Foundation is to provide financial assistance by means of scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students who suffer from all different types of heart disease and deformities, thus relieving some of the stress from the rough and rigorous journey they will face throughout college.
-Students who are eligible are in the process of entering college this calendar year or are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program
-Students in the process of starting college this academic year must also provide a college acceptance letter and an official schedule for their first semester, along with their high school transcripts
-All applicants must be participating in a U.S. accredited college/university and maintain a minimum status of part-time student (six credits)
-All applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents
-Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
-Applicants must provide a letter from a licensed physician, declaring that the applicant suffers from any cardiac disease or deformities
-All applicants must submit an official transcript from their current academic institution
-Students must also provide one letter of recommendation from a previous or current professor
-All applicants are required to submit a personal statement of no more than 2,000 words and no less than 500 words, describing what obstacles they have had to overcome due to their cardiac disease or deformities.
-All applicants must participate in a personal interview with the President or any of the other delegated board members, if one is so requested by the Foundation
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.