Applications must be submitted no later than February 1, 2019 to be considered.
Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school senior who are involved in service to others. Alisa's Angels was founded in memory of Alisa, who was committed to helping others because, "that is what we were put on earth to do”.
Application packages are reviewed by a selection committee. Applicants will be notified in early March, 2019 of the results. Recipients will be presented the scholarships at the gala on March 24.
For the first time, graduating high school seniors from the Colorado Springs area - El Paso and Teller Counties - are eligible to apply. Up to 2 scholarships will be awarded to Colorado students. There will be a separate awards celebration for Colorado Springs recipients.
Alisa's Angels is an equal opportunity organization:
The Alisa’s Angels Foundation embraces inclusiveness, diversity, and equal opportunity as core values. We understand that the community is stronger when the gifts of all people are respected, embraced and maximized.
Renee is a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, studying Cell and Developmental Biology and Bioinformatics.
Diagnosed as a young girl with juvenile diabetes, she focused on helping other children adjust to life-changing illnesses.
Her experience has inspired her studies, and she is now deciding where to focus her graduate work, looking at options such as researching methods to help repair adult muscles, or improved diabetes treatment.
Renee is excited for the opportunities ahead, “I am not sure which project I will spend the next five years working on, but I know any of them will be exciting and will make a big difference for many people in this world.”
Graduating high school seniors from across Arizona are eligible for the scholarships.
In 2019, high school seniors from the Colorado Springs, Colorado area are also eligible.
Alisa’s Angels scholarship recipients are working and attending school throughout the nation, from Washington state to Washington DC, Maine to Michigan, Oregon to Orlando.