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Overcoming the Impact of Alcoholism and Addiction

Funded by
1 winner$2,000
Application Deadline
Nov 1, 2022
Winners Announced
Nov 30, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
3.0 or higher
Has been impacted by a parent's addiction

Addiction comes in many forms and can be difficult to overcome, often affecting one’s personal life and family. 

Roughly 21 million Americans have at least 1 addiction, with many people facing illness or death as a result of substance abuse. Unfortunately, only 10% of those with addictions receive treatment, making it difficult for the majority of those with addictions to overcome them.

This scholarship seeks to support students who have been affected by a parent’s addiction so that they can pursue higher education.

Any undergraduate or graduate student who has at least a 3.0 GPA and has been affected by a parent’s addiction may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us if you believe the statement is true and describe how your parent’s addiction relates to it.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Profile
Published July 27, 2022
Essay Topic

It is said that how we choose to respond to life's challenges shapes our life.


How has living with a parent struggling with addiction allowed you insight into this statement?


Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?

400–600 words

Winning Application

Jason Carroll
Louisburg CollegeCreedmoor, NC


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Nov 1, 2022. Winners will be announced on Nov 30, 2022.

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