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“Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” Scholarship Essay Competition

“Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” Scholarship Essay Competition

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is pleased to announce the 2019 “Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” Scholarship Essay Competition in the United States.

All college-bound high school seniors across the country have a chance to earn money for college by applying for this annual essay contest program and write about How Alzheimer’s Has Impacted Their Lives.

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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) was founded in 2002 by a caregiver. It provides support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Degree Courses
  • Award: $11,250
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Nationality: Domestic (U.S. Citizens)
  • The award can be taken in the United States


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are open for the United States
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for all degree programs in any subject offered by the college or university in which student wish to apply
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • High school seniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and entering a four-year accredited college or university within 12 months of the application deadline are welcome to enter the contest.
  • Students already attending college are not eligible to participate.

How to Apply

To participate in the competition, applicants must write an essay about 1,500 words maximum and submit essays by clicking here.

  • In the essay, must describe how Alzheimer’s disease has impacted their lives and what they have learned about themselves, their family and/or their community in the face of coping with the illness.


  • The grand prize winner will get a $5,000 college scholarship.
  • First-runner-up will get $2,500,
  • Second-runner-up will get $1,500,
  • Third runner-up ($1,000),
  • Fourth runner-up ($750), and
  • Honorable mention ($500).

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