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Beat the Odds Scholarship due Nov. 18

Have you achieved academic success despite adversity?

Then this scholarship is for you! The Children’s Defense Fund is awarding five $5,000 scholarships to five outstanding high-school seniors who have overcome major adversity in their lives and not only achieved academic excellence but also given back to their communities through service and leadership. 

Each scholarship includes a laptop computer, professional attire from Macy’s, ongoing mentorship, and guidance and internship opportunities through the expansive Children’s Defense Fund network.

What: Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship

Amount:  $5,000

Deadline:  November 18, 2019

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