Life Lessons Scholarship Program


Scholorship information

The Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE) announces the LIFE lessons Scholarship Program to benefit students who have suffered the death of a parent or guardian.

Amount: Varies
Criteria
Minimum GPA: Not applicable
Need-based: No
Residency:
  • Arizona resident
  • Non-Arizona resident

Enrollment status:
  • Full-time
  • 3/4 time
  • 1/2 time
  • Less than 1/2 time

Academic level:
  • Incoming freshman
  • Incoming transfer (undergraduate)
  • Freshman
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

Location:
  • Tempe
  • Downtown Phoenix
  • Polytechnic
  • West

Additional criteria:

In a 500-word essay OR a 3-minute video, please discuss how the death of your parent or guardian affected your life financially and emotionally. Be sure to describe how the loss of your parent/guardian impacted your college plans (e.g., your ability to afford college, attend the college of your choice, etc). Explain how the lack of adequate life insurance coverage (or no coverage at all) impacted your family’s financial situation. Comment specifically on how things might have turned out differently for you and your family if the person who died had adequate life insurance coverage. Also indicate what you have done to provide for yourself and/or other family members because of financial challenges your family has faced.


Contact info
Life Lessons Scholarship Program
(202) 464-5000 x4446
scholarship@lifehappens.org
http://www.lifehappens.org
Application info

Applications begin to get accepted on February 1 every year.

Deadline: open/rolling
Application link: Application link