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The Monica A. Polk Memorial Scholarship

The Monica A. Polk Memorial Scholarship is named in honor of our founders' niece, Monica A. Polk, who tragically lost her life to domestic violence in October 2001. Each year, our nonprofit will award scholarships to two deserving college students who have experienced a similar loss, like Monica's children. Each recipient will be granted $500 to support their undergraduate studies.

Deadline: To Be Announced

Applicant Requirements:

- Must have lost a parent to domestic violence.
- Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Must submit a 500-word essay detailing how the loss of your parent has impacted your life and how you have managed to move forward.
- Must provide an official or unofficial transcript.
- Must submit two letters of recommendation: one from your school advisor/counselor and another from a family member or friend.

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