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AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.afateens.org/about_new.html
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Coordinator
  • Address
  • 322 8th Avenue
  • 7th Floor
  • New York, NY 10001
  • Email Address
  • info@afateens.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 10
  • Maximum Amount
  • $5,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • In a further effort to provide an outlet for teenagers to express their thoughts about Alzheimer's disease and to engage the younger generation in this cause, AFA is pleased to offer the AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship.

    Students are required to submit an autobiography and write a 1,200-1,500 word essay that answers the following questions:
    -How has Alzheimer's disease changed or impacted your life?
    -What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer's disease?

    Eligibility:
    -United States citizenship or permanent residence
    -Plan to enter an accredited four-year college/university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline
    -Be currently enrolled in a public, independent, parochial, military, home-school or other high school in the United States (if not currently enrolled, please explain extenuating circumstances)
    -Submit all required materials post-marked by the application deadline
    -Winner and runners-up will be required to supply social security number in order to process scholarship awards

    For further details and to apply, visit the sponsor's website.

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