2019 Application Closed
2020 Applications will be available August 2019
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.
Mathew Kaplan 2015 Graduating from Duke in December with a degree in in Positive Psychology. Passionate about education equity and antibullying work, he founded The Be ONE Project, that focuses on community-building and anti-bullying efforts for middle school students. After graduation he will return to Arizona with a position with Teach for America. He will be teaching middle school. “I'm very excited to be able to continue to serve in this way.” As a part of the program, he will pursue a Masters degree at Arizona State University. Matthew says, “I am grateful for the Alisa's Angels Foundation!”
Alisa's Angels scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors from Arizona and the Colorado Springs, Colorado area. Read more about our Colorado Springs expansion here.
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.