Alert1 Student for Seniors Scholarship

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Plan to help seniors in the future? You could be grandma’s caregiver or the next great innovator for seniors. Whether you're pursuing technology or the arts, you're committed to improve senior care.

To reward your hard work, Alert1 wants to give you a helping hand. As America’s #1 medical alert, we’re all about helping future leaders in senior care.

Alert1 is offering a $3500 scholarship to a student attending an accredited U.S. college or university who wants to help seniors. To apply for this scholarship, follow the instructions below. Submit the online application form and answer the following three questions (under 300 words each):

  1. What is your experience with seniors?
  2. What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from seniors?
  3. How will you help seniors in your chosen career?

Submit your online Alert1 Scholarship application by May 25th, 2017 11:59 PM PST.

If you are unable to complete the online form, you may download the PDF version here and email your application to

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One student in good academic standing (from an accredited U.S. college or university) will receive $3500 for tuition and/or books.

How to Apply

1. Read and agree to the following:

  • Alert1 Scholarship Terms and Conditions
  • Alert1 Media Release and Consent Agreement

2. Review the essay questions (each answer must be under 300 words)

  • What is your experience with seniors?
  • What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from seniors?
  • How will you help seniors in your chosen career?

3. Complete and submit the online application form by May 25th, 2017 11:59 PM PST.

Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application.

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Scholarship Eligibility

For students attending an accredited college or university in the United States. This scholarship is open to high school students who will be attending an accredited college or university in Fall 2017.

Students must be considered a U.S. citizen.

Students must follow all instructions and agree to Alert1’s Student for Seniors Scholarship Agreement.

Students must submit and complete the application form by May 25th, 2017 11:59 PM PST. No exceptions will be made for applicants after the deadline.

Alert1 Scholarship Agreement

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The following statements, acknowledged and signed by you below, are required to process your scholarship application. Processing of your application and disbursement of any scholarship funds is contingent upon your reading and acknowledging that you have read and understand all of the following by the application deadline.

Terms and Conditions 

To remain eligible and accept the scholarship award, you must accept the following terms and meet all of the following requirements:

Alert1 reserves all rights in determining who receives the awards.  Please note that, should you be accepted as a finalist in the Alert1 Scholarship Program, you will be asked to accept the award by doing the following promptly upon request:

  1. Complete Scholarship Acceptance Form online to agree on award acceptance. You will be asked to submit a college/university transcript to verify your academic standing.
  2. Scholarship will be officially awarded June 25th, 2017.
  3. Provide a personal bio (250 words or less) and a self portrait/headshots(at least 300 dpi) for online publication and social media purposes. 
  4. A W-4 form is required to be completed by recipient prior to receiving the full award.
  5. Within six months of receiving the scholarship, you must be enrolled on a full time basis in an accredited community college, four-year college or university in the United States. Failure to enroll in a college or university within six months of receiving the scholarship will result in an automatic loss of the scholarship and forfeiture of the scholarship funds. You may only use scholarship dollars for approved expenses incurred in the course of study at the qualifying college or university.
  6. As a reminder, Alert1 respects the privacy of others and takes steps to prevent unauthorized access to data on its systems. In addition, Alert1 does not sell information for unrelated Alert1 purposes. You consent to your personal information being shared by the Program committee and Alert1 Company.
  7. You are encouraged to consult with your school's financial aid office or with your personal or family advisor to determine whether any portion of your Alert1 Scholarship is taxable income that needs to be reported to the Internal Revenue Service. Whether or not reporting is required or any tax will be owed will depend upon the unique facts and circumstances of a Scholar's individual financial situation and/or certain aspects of the program of study and/or his or her institution's requirements. Alert1 is not in a position to provide this type of advice to you, but wants to be certain that you are aware of the need to determine any financial/tax implications of the scholarship.

Media Release and Consent Agreement 

This Media Release and Consent Agreement is granted by the Individual Alert1 Scholarship Applicant, effective upon the finalist receiving and signing the Scholarship Acceptance Form.

The parties hereby mutually agree to the following terms of release and consent:

Alert1 desires to use the below-identified materials in connection with the publication and distribution of materials, in various media, regarding and/or promoting Alert1 Medical Alert Systems, its activities or accomplishments.

  • Photographic materials incorporating scholar’s name and/or image.
  • Electronic or digital materials incorporating scholar's name and/or written words. Printed materials incorporating scholar's name, likeness and/or image.
  • Web-based or other electronic or digital materials incorporating scholar's name, image, likeness, voice and/or spoken or written words.

About Alert1

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For 30 years, Alert1 has been America’s #1 trusted provider in senior medical alert systems. Our nationwide medical alert service has been recommended by over 10,000 healthcare professionals. The Alert1 medical alert systems include everything you need for 24/7 emergency protection and peace of mind. 

To learn more about our medical alert systems, call us at 1-866-836-0848.

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