And individual or organization who has dedicated significant time and effort into developing and embracing the youth in their communities.
The candidate has embodied similar values as I Found Light Against All Odds. Their focus is/was to create positive opportunities for at-risk youth to enable them to aspire for a brighter future. They also have responded to the needs of the youth they serve with respect and hope.
Our organization believes the candidate deserves to be recognized for their selfless contributions to the youth they impact on a daily basis.
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I Found Light Against All Odds Scholarship candidates are individuals from the Western Massachusetts area that have been accepted into college. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants will need to write a 1,000-word essay that shows how they found light after darkness through their journey in high school. In detail, they should explain how the darkness began and how they found light in education.