Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship (Scholarship for Sophomores)

Dear DVD Sophomores,

The Children’s Defense Fund is selecting five sophomores who are overcoming tremendous adversity, demonstrate academic perseverance and are giving back to their communities.

Each will not only receive $10,000 but access to workshops and mentorship that will help guide them through the entire college entrance process. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 23, 2018. To apply or learn more about the scholarship program, please visit 

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