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The Unstoppable Awards

The Unstoppable Awards were created by Dr. Anissa McNeil to assist foster youth to achieve their education goals.

Scholarships Offered:

We will award a designated number of foster youth with a scholarship ranging from $500.00 to $2,500.00 to attend a 4 year college/university or trade school. The award will be issued directly to the college or university upon evidence of enrollment in a college, university, or trade school and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship Eligibility:

    1. Applicant must be a US citizen.
    2. Applicant must be a foster youth and able to verify that you are a foster youth.
    3. Applicant must be a high school senior, attending school in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, or Riverside County.
    4. Applicant must anticipate completing high school in Spring 2023.
    5. Applicants GPA must range from a 2.3 – 3.2 and submit a transcript.
    6. Applicant must demonstrated how he or she has overcome significant obstacles or challenges.
    7. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation.
    8. Applicant may be currently or formerly on probation.

Application Process

    1. Complete the application
    2. Unstoppable Statement
      In a minimum of 500 to maximum of 750 words write a personal statement which describes your experience in foster care, school, and the challenges or obstacles which you have overcome.
    3. Complete a letter of recommendation by a professional which indicates statements about your attitude towards life and learning.
    4. Foster Youth Verification Form
    5. School Certification Form
    6. Copy of Transcript
    7. Personal Signature/Consent to Release Photo Form

Application Checklist

The application must be postmarked or emailed by Saturday, April 15, 2023.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Be certain to include the following items along with the application:

You may complete the application below and upload the required forms.

You may email your completed application to:

You may mail your completed application to the address below:
Unstoppable Awards
1142 S. Diamond Bar Blvd #834
Diamond Bar, CA 919765