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Lupus Inspiration Foundation For Excellence Scholarship (Deadline: July 1, 2016)

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Who Can Apply:

1. Diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
2. Full -time or part-time student working towards an undergraduate or first-year graduate degree. A minimum of six credits enrolled per semester at an accredited United States college or university is required. Online classes do NOT count toward 6-credit minimum.
3. Enrolled at their college or university for the upcoming FALL semester after scholarship is awarded
4. Have earned a minimum GPA of 3.0
5. Involved in at least one extracurricular activity (e.g., performance group, athletics, clubs/organizations, community service, employment, etc.)
6. Demonstrated leadership and is active in their community
7. Willing to share their story with others
8. Does not hold a graduate degree at the time the application is submitted

Submission:

  1. Completed Application Checklist AND Application Form. Note: Checks can only be made to the college stated on the Application Form. If you are graduating from high school and haven’t made a decision yet, please list the colleges you are considering. This option requires you to send an acceptance letter for all colleges mentioned on the Application Form.
  2. Letter from a physician verifying a diagnosis of SLE
  3. Copy of a transcript or grade report of the last semester attended
  4. Minimum of one letter of recommendation from a teacher, faculty member, mentor, coach, club/organization advisor, or employer (excluding family members). Do NOT send more than two recommendation letters. Letters must be written on official letterhead and include the author’s signature.
  5. An essay of approximately 500 words, typewritten and double-spaced on “How Lupus Has Affected My Life”

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Amount: $500

Learn More: http://www.lifescholarship.org/about-the-scholarship/