The Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship

This scholarship, in honor of a promising young man who died at age 22, is for a young man who has lost his mother and father (both). Also eligible is a young man who has lost his mother and does not have a father available to him. It is for students currently enrolled in or having been accepted to a New England college or university. The amount is variable depending on the funds available, $500-$5,000. Due to limited administrative personnel, and the many applications we receive, only scholarship recipients will be notified within sixty days of receipt of application. Please answer the following questions and submit a brief essay (one page or less) about yourself. Questions may be answered within the essay or separately. A picture is optional, as are any other support materials:-Age-Age when mother died and when father died or became unavailable-Education and education plans if applicable-Siblings-People in your life currently serving as "surrogate parents"-Personal and financial support system-Personal and career goals-Attributes of yours that you value-Where do you plan to be living next year?For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $5,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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