Merfeld Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Awarded to graduating high school seniors from high schools in the United States or students attending an accredited junior college, 4-year public or private college/university, with a preference for students from Iowa and counties in Southern California (Ventura, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, San Bernardino). Junior college, college, or university must maintain non-profit status. Prior recipients may reapply for consideration in successive years.
Special Requirements: Applicants must be from a family whose parent or guardian has been diagnosed with ALS. Applicants must include documentation of parent/guardian ALS diagnosis consisting of a letter from an ALS Center or Clinic. Preference for students with financial need, although not required. Preference in the selection process will be for students who have a minimum 2.75 unweighted GPA. Some form of community service preferred but no required. Limit of one award per family.