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Jim DePalma Scholarship

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Jim DePalma Scholarship

We are thrilled to present the “Jim DePalma Scholarship”, which has been established to aid students seeking to achieve their academic objectives. Annually, one student will have the opportunity to lower their tuition burden by $1000.  A quality education is essential for all, and through his scholarship, Jim DePalma seeks to do his part, one ambitious student at a time. 

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Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the Jim DePalma scholarship, the following requirements must be met: 

  • Attend an accredited US-based university. 
  • Maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Along with the completed application, submit a moving essay
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Essay Requirement

Please write a 700-850 words addressing the following question:

Describe an experience from your past that left you feeling poorly treated.  Looking back, are you satisfied with your overall handling of the situation?

How to apply

Submit the following items via our submission form prior to the deadline of March 31, 2023:

  •  First name, Last name, Phone number, Email address and Permanent address.
  • Current college/university name, your student ID number and your current grade point average.

Congratulations to our winner!

Every six months, we award a $1,000 scholarship to a student. Meet our most recent winners and learn how you may become the next winner.

March 2023 Winner

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Jim DePalma Scholarship 2023 Winner

Student's Name: Angelika Feddeler

University Name: DePaul University

18-year-old first-generation college student
Interested in psychology and the human brain
Athletic and plays multiple instruments
Looking forward to attending college in the city

Here are some additional details about Angelika:

-She is the first in her family to attend college, which shows her determination and resilience.
-She comes from a family of immigrants.
-She is passionate about psychology, which shows her interest in learning and making a difference in the world.
-She is athletic and plays multiple instruments, which shows her well-roundedness and commitment to her hobbies.
-She is looking forward to attending college in the city, which shows her excitement for new opportunities and experiences.