To get a scholarship can be an immense support in affording education for someone who has lost his/her parent. Deceased Parent Scholarships are specifically awarded to the effected students who sometimes assume that the opportunity to attend college is stripped away from them. These grants and fellowships are especially offered to the university students in the context of growing up and preparing for college. Here is just a collection of some of the scholarship programs with upcoming 2015 deadlines.
Bernice McNamara Memorial Scholarship
The Bernice McNamara Memorial Scholarship Award supports young adults who have lost their parent to cancer and wanted to pursuing higher education. Applicant should have a citizen in United States. The application deadline is 3 January, 2015.
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LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program
The Life Lessons Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who have lost their parents. Students may submit an essay or video describing how the loss of their parent has impacted their lives. Candidates must be between the ages of 17 and 24. Applicant can sent online applications from February 3, 2015 to March 3, 2015.
H. “Howie” McClennan Scholarship
The International Association of Firefighters provide scholarship to students whose parents were firefighters and lost their lives in the line of duty. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, aptitude promise and demonstrated academic achievement. The application deadline is February 1 annually.
American Legion Legacy Scholarship
The American Legion offers many scholarships annually to high school senior or high school graduate whose parents have been killed while serving their country. This American scholarship provides only for higher education within the United States. Applicant can sent their application before April 15.
Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship
Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating high school seniors in the Sacramento or Denver area and who have lost a parent or legal guardian to cancer during their time in high school.
Akard Funeral Home Scholarship-North Carolina
Akard Funeral Home Scholarship provides fund to those students who have lost a parent or guardian in the year before applying to college. Applicant must be a resident of Sullivan County, Washington County, or Avery County, North Carolina.
Deceased Parent Scholarships provides opportunity to students to attend college who have lost their parents.