Rick Levin Memorial Scholarship

1 winner$4,500
Application Deadline
Nov 30, 2024
Winners Announced
Dec 30, 2024
Education Level
High School
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Eligibility Requirements
Participation in a Special Education program
Education Level:
High school senior (2025)
Education Level:
Participation in a Special Education program
High school senior (2025)

Rick Levin was a respected and beloved teacher, mentor, and friend who passed away at the age of seventy after a valiant battle with leukemia.

Rick’s modesty, patience, and kindness left a lasting impact on all who knew him. During his thirty years of teaching at Guilford High School, Rick’s tireless efforts on behalf of his students resulted in countless success stories. Rick nurtured the academic and emotional strengths of his students, blazing a trail in public education that modeled acceptance, humility, and generosity.

This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Rick Levin by supporting

students on the road to higher education.

Any high school senior graduating in 2025 who is in a Special Education

program and who has experienced struggle academically or emotionally is

encouraged to apply for this scholarship. 

In your application essay, please describe how your experience with challenge and difficulty has played a significant role in your life OR who/what in your Special Education program inspired you to pursue higher education and why.

Selection Criteria:
Need, Honesty, Compassion, Ambition
Published February 28, 2024