Merfeld Family Foundation Scholarship Fund

AUTOMATCH OPPORTUNITY: If you meet the qualifications listed, and you submit the general application, you will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

Awarded to graduating high school seniors or applicants attending an accredited community college or 4-year public or private college/university, with a preference for applicants from Iowa and counties in Southern California (Ventura, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, San Bernardino). Preference in the selection process will be for applicants who have a minimum 2.75 unweighted GPA. Preference given to applicants who demonstrate financial need. Limit of one award per family.

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 a certified ALS Center or Clinic.