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SCHOLARSHIPS 2017-08-25T11:57:33+00:00
December 31, 2017
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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Rebecca’s Dream is a 501(c)3 Foundation, committed to serving the community by promoting awareness and compassionate understanding of depression and bipolar disorder as real diseases. The Rebecca’s Dream Scholarships are an opportunity for high school senior students to address the serious issue of stigma associated with mental illness. Three applicants will be awarded $1,500, $1,000 or $500.

AWARDS

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Gold Award
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Silver Award
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Bronze Award

GENERAL INFORMATION

The scholarships are open to all seniors attending: Deerfield, Glenbrook North, Glenbrook South, Highland Park, Libertyville and Stevenson High Schools. The scholarships may be applied to an accredited two or four year college or university, technical or trade school or business college for tuition or fees.

Winners will be guests at the 2018 Rebecca’s Dream Benefit on February 24, 2018.

Awards Announced at Rebecca’s Dream’s 13th Annual Benefit February 24, 2018.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Complete application

  • Write an essay on topic listed. The essay should be between 300-500 words, double spaced. Submit a word document or pdf.

  • Provide the name of a teacher or counselor to validate good academic standings

TOPIC

In order to ‘Change the Face of Depression’ we must change one mind at a time. Explain what you have done to help reduce the stigma of mental illness.

click here for online application

All entries will be reviewed and evaluated based on effectiveness of content, ability to answer the question and for a personal connection to the topic. The top three entries will be awarded a Rebecca’s Dream Scholarship.

Scholarships are in memory of our Co-founder, Dr. Harlan Haimes. Rebecca’s Dream is grateful to Harlan for his dedication, devotion and vision to reduce the stigma of mental illness by promoting awareness and compassionate understanding of depression and bipolar disorder as real diseases.