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This award is for U.S. high school juniors and seniors who will be entering a four-year accredited college or university within 12 months of the deadline date. Students must submit an essay on the impact Alzheimer's disease has on their own lives and others in their family and community.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- Alzheimer's Foundation of America
$5,000 annually for the grand-prize winner, $2,500 annually for the first runner-up winner, $1,000 annually for the second runner-up winner, and $500 annually for honorable mention. All awards are non-renewable.
- A total of 10 scholarships offered annually. Should the scholarship winner fail to attend college within the stated time period, the scholarship will be given to the first runner-up.
Applications are available online on the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) website. In addition to the two signed copies of a completed application, the student must also submit: a double-space... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.