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Offered by Life Happens
Are you an incoming or current college student who has been impacted by the death of a parent or guardian? If so, you may consider applying for the Life Lessons Scholarship Program. The program is open to college students who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. Life Happens, a nonprofit company, offers this opportunity to support students in pursuing their desired education. Since 2005, Life Happens has focused on helping students struggling financially as a result of losing a parent/guardian. Thus, every year, their Life Lessons Scholarship Program awards grants of varying amounts to multiple current and incoming college students who submit an essay or video about how the death of a parent/guardian impacted their life. If you are a college student who has lost a parent/guardian, we encourage you to apply.
The scholarship is open to incoming or current college students between 17 and 24 years old who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
High School Seniors & College Students
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials.
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