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January 19, 2013 / NextStepU

Scholarship Saturday – Alzheimer’s Awareness

Overwhelmed by the number of scholarships that are out there? We’re here to help you narrow it down! This week we’re spotlighting the afaAlzheimer’s Foundation of America Alzheimer Awareness College Scholarship.

Scholarship: AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Amount: $5,000 to the winner, and $500 and $250 to the first and second runners-up, respectively.

Requirements: Students must write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that gives thoughtful consideration to the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on their own lives and what they learned about themselves, their family and/or their community in coping with the disease.

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Want to continue your search? Browse NextStepU’s database of over 3 million scholarships at

Good luck!



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