Scholarship Name:

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America “Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” College Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to high school students.

Award Amount:

$500.00 – $5,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Ten (10) awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Must be currently enrolled in a public, independent, parochial, military, home-school or other high school in the U.S. (if not currently enrolled, please explain extenuating circumstances); 2) Must plan to attend an accredited college or university upon graduation; 3) Personal statement required; 4) Students are required to submit an autobiography and write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the following questions:

o How has Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted your life

o What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer’s disease

5) Transcript(s) required; 6) Scholarships awarded as follows:

o Winner: $5000.00
o 1st runner-up: $2,500.00
o 2nd runner-up: $1,000.00
o Honorable Mentions: $500.00







Nationwide (US)

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Disability

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, New York 10001
Attention: AFA Teens College Scholarship




February 15 (NLT 11:59 p.m.) (receipt date) (annually)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).