Alzheimer's Center Accepting Scholarship Applications

FORT MYERS, FL (Jan 30, 2020) - The Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center is accepting scholarship applications from local Lee County High School seniors for its 2020 Scholarship Award Program.  The Alvin A, Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center offers scholarships to college-bound students who have had personal experiences with someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease or related disorders.

Seniors from local high schools are invited to submit applications for $1,000 scholarships.  Each applicant is asked to write a narrative about his/her positive experience with a family member or friend who is affected by Alzheimer's  disease or dementia.  A panel of Advisory Council members of the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center will review the applications, focusing on the narrative as well as the student's volunteer experience, and future goals.

Completed applications, including letter of recommendation, must be postmarked by March 31, 2020.  Recipients will be announced in May.  The center has awarded over $30,000 in scholarships.  To obtain an application, students can visit the Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center's website at www.alzheimersswfl.org or the application click here.

The Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center a local United Way partner agency, provides informational, educational and supportive assistance to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and their caregivers in Lee and Hendry counties.  For more information, the Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center can be contacted at 239-437-3007

CONTACT:

Melanie Jackson, Executive Assistant/Coordinator of Volunteers, 239-437-3007 or Email