The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association is granting the 2020 College Scholarship for US students in the academic year 2020-2021.
The scholarship is available for US students who are born craniofacial condition that will be freshmen or continuing college students at US-accredited institutions in fall 2020.
The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association is a nonprofit association of interested in individuals and healthcare professionals who treat and perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions.
Who May Eligible
To be eligible for an ACPA college scholarship, a student must:
- Applicant must have a diagnosis of cleft lip and cleft palate, Treacher Collins syndrome, or another craniofacial anomaly.
- Students must not have received an ACPA or Cleft Palate Foundation college scholarship in the past.
- Participants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution or program in the United States during the year of the award.
- Aspirants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or more.
How to Apply
All the applicants need to login first to submit an online application for ACPA college scholarship. Also, applicants will need to submit all the following:
- The applicant essay
- Evidence of leadership and/or school and community involvement
- Past academic performance report
The association will provide college scholarships as the following:
- Peter Randall, MD & Don LaRossa, MD Scholarship Award – $4,000 award
- Earl “Gip” Seaver, PhD Scholarship Award – $1,000 award
- Vocational or Technical Scholarship Award – One $1,000 award for a student enrolled in a community, vocational or technical school.
- General Scholarship Awards – One $1,000 award.
Application Deadline: Applications are due February 1, 2020, at 11:59 PM (EST).