Seeking high school seniors with congenital or acquired heart defect
The Congenital Heart Defect Coalition (CHD Coalition) a Northern New Jersey based non-profit organization who’s sole purpose is to improve the quality of life for those affected by congenital heart defects by raising money for life saving congenital heart defect research, uniting and supporting the CHD community and raising public awareness is seeking scholarship applicants. Applications are now being accepted through May 5, 2013 for one of two $1,000 scholarships. Qualifying applicants can download an application by going to http://chdcoalition.org/programs/chdc-scholarship-program.
To qualify for a scholarship you mush be high school senior and a survivor of a congenital or acquired heart defect and live in New Jersey, New York or Connecticut. Applicants do not have to be attending college to apply; any trade school or type of education qualifies. In 2012, two $500 scholarships were awarded to Lauren Wright and Troy Rubenstein.
About CHD CoalitionFounded in 2011* and based in Butler, New Jersey, The CHD Coalition is a 501 c 3 recognized organization with the IRS and completely volunteer run. All money raised goes directly to the CHD Coalitions mission. The CHD Coalition is run by a collaboration of parents of children born with a CHD, Pediatric Cardiologists and nurses as well as CHD survivors.