Scholarships for Students Who Have Lost a Parent

Losing a parent is difficult. It can cause emotional and financial stress for a family. To help students who have experienced loss, there are scholarships available for students who have lost a parent.

PinkRose Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The PinkRose Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are legal residents of the United States of America and under the age of 25 who have lost a parent or legal guardian to breast cancer. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must be pursuing post-secondary education or certificate training.

Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in Kansas and Missouri who have lost at least one parent (biological or non) to cancer before the age of 22. Applicant must have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science.

Death/Disability Scholarships
Sponsor: Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: Ongoing
Description: Scholarships are awarded children of members of Camden County’s public safety personnel who were killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. The amount of this scholarship shall include books, required scholastic fees and a sum for tuition equal to the highest tuition charged by New Jersey State Colleges to be determined annually.

AFP&CC Scholarship
Sponsor: American Federation of Police and Concerned Citizens
Amount: Up to $1,000 per year for up to four years
Closing Date: No deadline
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are the surviving son or daughter of a law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

American Police Hall of Fame Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: American Police Hall of Fame
Amount: $1,000 per year for up to four years
Closing Date: No Deadline
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are a surviving son or daughter of a law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Tuition and fees at your college (see website for specific details)
Closing Date: Completed application is due 6-8 weeks before classes begin
Description: Program is open to residents of the state of Delaware between the ages of 16 and 24 years of age whose parent was a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of mission in action or prisoner of war status.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA

Macy’s Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Macy’s | LULAC National Educational Services Center, Inc.
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving students facing economic hardship and immediate monetary need that, if not met, could result in an inability to complete classes or a degree program. Emergency financial need resulting from the following will qualify students from funding: change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary, or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Puerto Rico, or Texas.

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