Alan R. Epstein Reach for the Stars Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 1

The Epstein family established the Alan R. Epstein 'Reach for the Stars' Scholarship to honor the life of an outstanding young man who was tragically killed in an automobile accident. Scholarships are awarded to students who have overcome life's obstacles.


Applications must be submitted online by Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 4 p.m.

Applicants must submit an application via the Foundation's online grants application portal. To access the online portal, please visit the Scholarships page on our website and carefully review the registration instructions.

If an application is missing information, our office will not inform the applicant nor review the application. Mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.


In order to qualify, applicants must:

A) Be a high school senior graduating in May or June 2020

B) Be accepted to a college or university and present a copy of the acceptance letter(s) with this application

Selection Criteria

A Scholarship Advisory Committee will review and rate the applications and make final decisions on scholarship awards. The following elements will be considered in evaluating applicants. Please review these guidelines carefully to see descriptions of each of these items:

A) Alan R. Epstein 'Reach for the Stars' Scholarship Statement that describe circumstances related to your family's financial status

B) Personal Statement Essay about personal obstacles and their positive impact on your life

C) Volunteer/ Work Experience and School Activities

D) Letters of Recommendation

E) College Acceptance Letters

F) Official Transcript

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