The Quell Survivor Scholarship

The Quell Survivor Scholarship is awarded to select undergraduate students who have experienced the devastating loss of a parent or caregiver to suicide. The award was established by The Quell Foundations Irene Pasierb Memorial Fund as a means to educate communities and individuals about the disparities in care and effective treatment protocols afforded to the vulnerable and stigmatized population with a mental health illness. The death of a parent is extremely difficult and painful. Losing a parent or caregiver to suicide can be especially painful and cause emotionally disturbing and everlasting effects to young adults. Yet young adults are resilient, and with the right help and support, they can thrive under the toughest of circumstances.To be eligible you must meet the following minimum criteria: - Must have lost a parent or caregiver to suicide- Must be accepted into an accredited College or University.- Must be matriculated and maintain at least part-­-time enrollment in the undergraduate program.- Must obtain a passing grade in all classes.- Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.70 each Financial Aid Year.All financial obligations to degree granting institution must be paid in full before the start of the next Financial Aid Year. Applicant will be encouraged to participate in two (2) community awareness events during their Financial Aid Year.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $2,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes