Life Lessons Scholarship Program

The nonprofit Life Happens annually sponsors the Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. The program application is open in the February timeframe every year. The 2015 deadline is March 2.


The Life Lessons Scholarship Program is open only to legal residents of the United States, who are between 17 and 24, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the United States. Along with an online application students must submit either a 500-word essay or 3-minute video describing how the loss of a parent/guardian has affected them emotionally and financially with specific mention to how the lack of life insurance played a role in their family’s finances and college plans. Please visit site for the application, full essay/video description and additional information at www.lifehappens.org/lifelessons. The total amount of scholarship money for the 2015 program is $200,000 ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 scholarships.

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