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College scholarships available for children of ALS patients

Friends of Pam Scholarship

As a tribute to Pam, who lived with ALS from 2006 until her death in February of 2012, Healin' Wheels LLC has established the Friends of Pam Scholarship Fund to assist dependents and primary caregivers of ALS patients who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for study at an accredited institution of the student's choice. Deadline to apply is January 12, 2016. For more information, visit: sms.scholarshipamerica.org/healinwheels/

Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass and its National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families are pleased to announce new scholarships specifically for high school seniors or college students who have parents with disabilities.  A total of fifteen $1000 scholarships will be given out Fall 2016.  These scholarships are part of Through the Looking Glass’ National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families. There are separate eligibility requirements for high school seniors and for college students. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016. Note: this scholarship is not exclusive to ALS families. For more information, visit: http://www.lookingglass.org/

Marcia LaRiche Scholarship

Established in memory of former NOH patient and board member, Marcia LaRiche, the Marcia LaRiche Scholarship was established to assist the children of current or deceased ALS patients served by The ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter. Deadline to apply is May 6, 2016. For more information, visit: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/28005-College-Now-Greater-Cleveland