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Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: July 15, 2018)

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Who Can Apply:

  • Applicant must be HIV positive or have AIDS
  • Applicant must be accepted into or enrolled in a US college, university, institute or technical college
  • Applicant must be accepted into or enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study
  • Previous applicants and recipients are encouraged to reapply each year


  • Letter from doctor certifying that the applicant is HIV positive or has AIDS
  • Official transcripts from high school showing cumulative GPA
  • Letter of acceptance from school of higher education
  • Official transcripts from college or university if applicable
  • If you experienced any health-related issues that affected your grades, please submit a doctor’s letter attesting to this fact
  • Three letters of recommendation attesting to motivation and character of applicant
  • A recent photograph of the applicant
  • Minimum 500-word essay:

Briefly explain your hopes, plans and goals for the future and how your schooling will help lay a path to fulfilling these. What motivates you to pursue a higher education? What subjects do you plan to study? What led you to this path of study?

Deadline: July 15, 2018

Amount: Varies

Learn More: http://joshuagomes.org/scholarship/