The Randall/LaRossa College Scholarship Fund was set up in 2009 to respect Peter Randall, MD, and Don LaRossa, MD, for their work to improve the quality of people impacted by cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial conditions. The fund was created by companions and partners of Dr Randall and Dr LaRossa in respect and passion for their mentorship, kinship, and devotion to serving kids. ACPA Family Services grants three school grants yearly to exceptional understudies brought into the world with cleft or craniofacial conditions. Applications for the 2022 grant cycle have been open since November 15, 2021. The cutoff time to present an application is February 4, 2022.
To be qualified for any of the ACPAs Randall/LaRossa College Scholarships, an understudy must have been diagnosed with the cleft lip and/or cleft palate or other congenital craniofacial difference, not have gotten a school grant from ACPA or the Cleft Palate Foundation previously, be enlisted full-time in a licensed post-auxiliary foundation or program in the United States during the extended time of the award. Preferences will be given to rising first-year understudies in any field and to, as of now, selected understudies in a field of the study identified with a cleft or craniofacial conditions.
The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is a non-benefit association of people and medical care experts who are keen on clinical consideration and research advancements for those impacted by cleft and craniofacial conditions. ACPA was established in 1943. ACPA attempts to help the consideration of people impacted by cleft and craniofacial conditions.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association|
|Education Level||College student|
|Number of Awards||3|
|Contest Deadline||February 4, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility criteria for the following scholarship is as follows:
- Have a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or cleft palate or other congenital craniofacial difference.
- Not have received a college scholarship from ACPA or the Cleft Palate Foundation in the past.
- Be enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution or program in the United States during the year of the award.
- Preference is given to rising first-year students in any field and currently-enrolled students in a field of study related to cleft or craniofacial conditions.
- Randall/LaRossa Honors Scholarship Award- Cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 unweighted
- Randall/LaRossa General Scholarship Award –Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 unweighted
- Randall/LaRossa Vocational or Technical Scholarship Award-For students are attending community, vocational or technical school only. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 unweighted
How to Apply?
All eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship by submitting an application, the link to which is provided on the scholarship portal.
Following are the benefits that the awardees will receive:
- Randall/LaRossa Honors Scholarship Award – One $10,000 award
- Randall/LaRossa General Scholarship Award – One $5,000 award
- Randall/LaRossa Vocational or Technical Scholarship Award – One $5,000 award
The applications for this grant must be received by February 4, 2022, to be considered for the grant.