Valentina Vera Buyvol was born with a rare and lethal form of skeletal dysplasia and passed away too soon.
Valentina fought hard throughout the pregnancy and was born early at just 32 weeks, showing a fierce determination to come into the world and making her parents proud.
This scholarship seeks to honor Valentina Vera Buyvol by supporting a student who demonstrates her passion for life.
Any low-income high school junior or senior who lives in New Jersey may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us about a challenge you have faced, how you overcame the challenge, and how you demonstrated perseverance and determination.
Describe at least one challenge you have faced academically or personally and the steps you took to overcome that challenge. In what ways did you demonstrate perseverance and determination?
The application deadline is Apr 1, 2022. Winners will be announced on May 1, 2022.
Award amounts per winner are designated by the donor. Check the award amount for a detailed breakdown.
The winner will be publicly announced on May 1, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution or future academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.