Joseph Hagan Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 30

Saturday
Awarded By:

Funeral Service Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be enrolled in or accepted to a mortuary science program.
  3. Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment for the upcoming fall semester at time of application.
  4. Must be enrolled as a full- or part-time student in the upcoming fall semester to receive the scholarship.
  5. Must attend a school accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE). A list of ABFSE-accredited schools is available online at www.abfse.org/html/dir-listing.html.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to students who are or will be enrolled in an ABFSE-accredited mortuary science program.

Application requirements for the Joseph Hagan Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Accept. letter/Enrollment verif.
Additional Information: Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, religious beliefs, age, national origin, or disability. Students may receive only one scholarship from the FSF. Candidates will be notified of the scholarship decision in August.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable. Previous recipients may not reapply. Funding is sent directly to the school in the fall term; under no circumstances will the Funeral Service Foundation make a payment directly to the student. Funding may be used for tuition and fees, books, and supplies.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, March 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, March 30

Applications are available on the Funeral Service Foundation (FSF) website and accepted between February 15 and March 30 for the spring award and October 15 to November 30 for the fall award. In addition to the completed application, the applicant must submit: a copy of his/her acceptance letter to an American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)-approved school or an official statement verifying his/her enrollment for the upcoming fall semester; and an original essay of 500 to 1,000 words explaining why he/she chose to enter the funeral service profession and discussing someone who impacted his/her decision to pursue a career in funeral service. Please note: If the student is applying for more than one FSF scholarship, he/she must submit a separate application and essay for each scholarship. (Each scholarship has a unique essay topic.) Only one acceptance letter/enrollment verification is required. Applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Nancy McGeen
Address: Attn: Scholarship Committee 13625 Bishop's Drive Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

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