September 11th Scholarships
In the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, a number of companies and organizations announced scholarship funds to help the children and families of the victims. Many of these scholarships still exist, and will continue to disperse funds as long as the families of the victims are college-age. Several of the awards have also updated their criteria, offering funding to victims of any terrorist attack, disaster, or national emergency.
We’ve come up with a list of September 11th scholarships and awards for victims of other disasters below. If you know of any scholarship funds that have been established for those impacted by the September 11th terrorist attacks or other national emergencies, please contact us. If you’d like to find scholarships based on other criteria, conduct a free scholarship search, because chances are that no matter your characteristics, you’ll be eligible for a decent number of scholarships.
Needham 9/11 Scholarship Fund
Candidates for the Needham 9/11 Scholarship Fund must submit an application, which can be found on http://www.needhamco.com/911Fund.asp. The application contains a request for documentation.
Generally scholarships are awarded to surviving children of the victims of the 9/11 tragedies. Scholarship awards are based on need, academics and the individuals are children of 9/11 victims. [...] More