Who Can Apply: Students eligible for assistance must be graduating high school seniors or students already attending college (undergraduate or graduate) who reside in the United States and who lost a family member or whose family member they depend on was seriously injured due to another’s negligence. It is also open to a student who was injured or debilitated in an accident or injury caused by someone else and needs assistance to pay for school.
Submission: Student must submit a typed essay of no less than 500 words, no more than 1,000 words, describing how their life has been impacted by the loss or disability of a family member due to someone else’s negligence, and how this has affected their ability to pay for or attend college. Or, if the student personally was injured or debilitated, explain their own personal story and struggles. Student should explain their current circumstances which support the need for this financial assistance, including if presently working full or part-time if able, have family responsibilities, and make a statement about their own character, strengths, and educational goals.
Deadline: March 1, 2021