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It's My Heart New England CHD Awareness Scholarship

It’s My Heart is a non-profit organization created to advocate for and provide support to those affected by Acquired and Congenital Heart Defects (CHD). Through awareness, resources and education, It’s My Heart creates alliances and networks among families, groups, hospitals and the community.


The purpose of the It’s My Heart New England Scholarship Program is to support and encourage the continuation of higher education to all those in New England affected by congenital heart defects (CHDs). To qualify for one of the It’s My Heart New England CHD Awareness Scholarships, the applicant must meet one or more of the following characteristics:
- Be diagnosed with a congenital heart defect or the recipient of a heart transplant
- Be a family member (sibling, child, parent) of a person diagnosed with a CHD
- Be a resident of one of the New England states
- Be a high school senior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Be accepted as an incoming, full-time freshman at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical school located in the United States

With your application you will also be required to submit the following:
- A letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor, current teacher, unrelated adult or employer
- An essay describing how living with CHD or having a family member with CHD has affected your life
- A copy of your transcript (this can be mailed separately)

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