ORLANDO, Fla. — The deadline for applying to the 49 Legacy Scholarship ends next week.
The 49 Legacy Scholarship established by the onePULSE Foundation, honors the 49 lives taken at Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016.
The application period opened on Dec. 1 and will close Jan. 31.
Scholarship recipients will be notified in spring 2022.
In 2019, working with the families and loved ones of those killed, onePULSE Foundation set up scholarships based on the victims’ interests and dreams, to help others who share those dreams make an impact on the world.
The first class of recipients was awarded $330,000 in scholarships in 2019 and the second class was awarded $236,300 last April.
Some of last year’s recipients include five family members and two survivors.
The onePULSE Foundation awards 49 scholarships annually, each up to $10,000 for use at an accredited institution of higher learning, including career and technical schools.
High school seniors and those eligible to enter accredited post-secondary institutions are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit the onePULSE website.
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