National AIDS Memorial Grove YLSP Scholarship – $1,000

By Lauren Sharkey

The National AIDS Memorial Grove Young Leaders Scholarship Program (YLSP) recognizes, supports and encourages the educational efforts of young people committed to active roles of public service and leadership in the struggle against HIV/AIDS.

All applicants must describe their leadership experience and its significance to the future of the epidemic in an essay of up to 1,000 words. Applicants will be asked to provide a recommending letter. Applications will be judged by a panel of community leaders.
A minimum of five YLSP scholarships, ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $2,500, are awarded. Winners are recognized on World AIDS Day.

The deadlines for this scholarship are as follows:

September 16, 2013: Application and Personal Statement Due
September 30, 2013: Essay Due

To apply, or for additional information, please click here:

*Please note that this scholarship is not affiliated with Stony Brook University or the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services. Any questions or correspondence regarding this scholarship should be sent to


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