Andrew Perez was a beloved son who passed away too soon due to suicide and mental illness.
Andrew enjoyed being active outdoors and used biking, basketball, and skateboarding to cope with stress. Although Andrew eventually lost his battle with his mental health, he would have wanted to help others overcome their own struggles with mental illness.
This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Andrew Perez by helping students push through their mental illnesses and pursue their education.
Any BIPOC high school or undergraduate student who struggles with mental health may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us about your passions and coping mechanisms as well as your goals for the future.
Please tell us about your passions and how you cope with your mental illness. What are some of your goals and aspirations for your future?
The application deadline is Apr 14, 2022. Winners will be announced on May 15, 2022.
The scholarship award is $1,000.
The winner will be publicly announced on May 15, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student's academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to verify their academic enrollment status by providing a copy of their most recent transcript.
If you have any questions about this scholarship or the Bold.org platform, just email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.
Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.