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Merfeld Family Foundation Scholarship

Ventura County Community Foundation

Application Information

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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. Applicants must submit an essay on why they deserve this scholarship award and explain how it will help you.

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 28
Average Award: $2,500
Awards Granted: 6
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