Wednesday, February 18, 2015

JAIN Foundation scholarship opportunities

Merit-Based Scholarship

Entrants will be ranked based on their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and leadership experience as well as their ability to teach their friends, family and acquaintances about LGMD2B/Miyoshi myopathy to help spread awareness.

 The top four applicants will win merit-based scholarships. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, April 30, 2015 at midnight PDT and winners will be announced by Monday, June 1st, 2015.

 Social Media Scholarship

Entrants will post a message and a picture (optional) on the Jain Foundation Scholarship Facebook Tab with information about LGMD2B/Miyoshi myopathy to spread disease awareness.

 The contest will run weekly for 20 weeks starting on a Wednesday and ending the following Wednesday. The first week will begin Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 12:01 am PST and the final week will end on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 12:00am PDT.  Students may submit a post each week during the contest to improve their score and the single highest one-week score for each applicant will be used to determine the winners.

 Each week, the 4 highest scores will be posted on the Jain Foundation website and Facebook Page so that students will know the scores they need to beat to win.

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