Merfeld Family Foundation Scholarship Fund

Graduating high school seniors from high schools in the United States intending to enroll full-time in an accredited 4-year college or university OR students who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university. Candidates must be from a family where a parent was diagnosed with ALS while the applicant was/is in high school or in college. Along with the VCCF scholarship application and required components, students must include documentation of parent diagnosis consisting of a signed and dated (within 6 months of the application deadline) letter on letterhead from an ALS Center or ALS Clinic. Prior recipients may re-apply for consideration in successive years. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. A preference in the selection process will be given to applicants from Southern California and from the state of Iowa. A preference in the selection process will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need.

Award
$2,500.00
Deadline
03/12/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload documentation of parent diagnosis consisting of a signed and dated (within 6 months of the application deadline) letter on letterhead from an ALS Center or ALS Clinic.