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Merfeld Family Foundation Scholarship

Ventura County Community Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students whose parents have been diagnosed with ALS while they were in high school or college. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must live in the United States; have a minimum GPA of 2.75; and be enrolling or currently enrolled in a four-year college or university. Special consideration will be given to those who live the state of Iowa and the following counties in Southern California: Ventura, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, and San Bernardino. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must register by January 8th and submit their application by January 10th.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Jan 8
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $2,500
Awards Granted: 6


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.75
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
  • Iowa
Location: Is this you?
  • Iowa or Southern California
Health Conditions: Is this you?
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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