Academic Crossroads Memorial Endowment
"If you think education is expensive, try illiteracy." Author Unknown
Imagine being young and on the career path of your dreams when tragedy strikes as it did for Glim when she was fourteen and her mother died unexpectedly. This is not something any of us want to think about but it's a scenario that affects American families thousands of times over each year. Money destined to pay for higher education must be diverted for more pressing expenses: medical, legal, or day-to-day living.
This scholarship is extended to residents of Manatee County (FL) whose educational prospects may be in financial jeopardy due to the death or severe handicap of a sibling or parent. The A.C.M.E. Scholarship fund helps motivated students take the steps necessary to reach their potential against all odds.
When anyone purchases a print copy of Begotten With Love, or Trapped Within, a portion of the proceeds is dedicated to the scholarship fund.
In the past three years we have offered three scholarships: two to a young woman studying to become a dental assistant; and one for a young woman entering medical school. The scholarships are open to students at 2-and-4 year colleges/universities as well as those seeking technical training.
If you would like to make an outright contribution to the A.C.M.E. Scholarship Fund in the name of a beloved child, please contact our philanthropic partners at the Manatee Community Foundation and mention the A.C.M.E. Scholarship Fund by name. If you know someone who would be a potential candidate for the scholarship, have them contact Manatee Community Foundation for an application.
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2820 Manatee Avenue West Accepted: Jan - Jul 2020
Bradenton, FL 34205