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2023 Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship Award

2023 Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship Award

The 2023 Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship Award application will be available Tuesday, Feb 21. at 12 pm PT. The application with close on Friday, March 17.
As part of Akerman's $1 million commitment to National CASA/GAL, which was fulfilled in 2019, an endowment fund was created to support the Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship. The program is designed to help young adults who have spent time in foster care pursue a post-secondary education through an accredited institution of higher learning such as a university, career college or technical school. Nine incredible young people have benefited so far from this scholarship.
A scholarship for $2,500 will be awarded to an outstanding young person who has demonstrated a commitment to academic achievement. Scholarship funds will be directed to the academic institution or other professional entity on behalf of the scholarship recipient and can be used to pay for tuition, rent, books, meal plans, transportation or other related expenses. Recipients remaining in good academic standing may be eligible to receive the scholarship for up to four years.

To learn about this year’s application process, please join us for the 2023 Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship webinar on February 23 at 10 am PT/2 pm ET.

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