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Deadline: January 2017, check website for details.

Eligibility:

  • High school seniors who have MS, or who have a parent with MS, who will be attending an accredited postsecondary school for the first time.
  • High school (or GED) graduates of any age who have MS, or who have a parent with MS, who will be attending an accredited postsecondary school for the first time.
  • Must be U.S. citizens or legal residents living in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam or any other U.S. territory and plan to enroll in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school located in the U.S., PR,V I, Guam or any other U.S. territory.
  • Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester in course work leading to a degree, license, or certificate.

Selection based on applicant’s demonstrated financial need, academic record, leadership and participation in school or community activities, work experience, an outside appraisal, goals and aspirations, special circumstances, and an essay regarding the impact of MS on their life.

Award: $1,000 to $3,000. A limited number of awards may exceed this amount. Awards each year vary upon funding.

Contact: Application available at www.scholarshipamerica.org/mssociety or call 507-931-0471.