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Applications Due February 15 for Los Angeles Beat the Odds® Scholarship Program

by Michele Stillwell-Parvensky Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2013 at 6:02 PM
msp@childrensdefense.org

The Beat the Odds Scholarship and Leadership Program provides outstanding Los Angeles-area high school sophomores with scholarships and one-on-one college preparation – applications are due February 15.

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The Children's Defense Fund-California (CDF-CA) Beat the Odds Scholarship and Leadership Program recognizes outstanding Los Angeles-area high school sophomores who have overcome tremendous obstacles in their personal lives to do well in school and give back to their communities. CDF-CA is currently accepting nominations and applications for high school sophomores in the Los Angeles area – applications are due February 15.

Ten finalists will be selected – five will receive a $10,000 scholarship and five semi-finalists will receive a $1,000 scholarship. All finalists and semi-finalists will receive ongoing support and college preparation services, including: internship placements, intensive SAT preparation, one-on-one college counseling, leadership development, college tours, and career guidance. “Being a Beat The Odds recipient means a lot to me because it’s nice to get recognized for all your hard work; it has truly been an awesome and unforgettable experience,” said Richard Kent, 2012 Beat the Odds honoree and senior at Belmont High School. “Academically, Beat The Odds has been of tremendous help because of all the college counseling and the constant monitoring of my work and grades.”

The program currently provides intensive support to almost 60 current and former Beat the Odds scholars. “The Beat the Odds program has helped me in innumerable and immeasurable ways. I now have a thorough understanding of the value of education, the value of rising above circumstances, the value of children and the value of trust,” said Caylin Moore, 2011 Beat the Odds honoree and Freshman at Marist College. “It is powerful what the Children’s Defense Fund is doing for the community and children on a grand scale."

The five finalists will be honored at the 24th Annual Beat the Odds Awards in the winter of 2014. Professional, autobiographical documentaries of each finalist's story will be produced and shown at the event (http://www.cdfca.org/programs-campaigns/beat-the-odds/cdf-ca-beat-the-odds-honoree.html">see documentaries from the 2012 Beat the Odds honorees).

For more information about the Beat The Odds Program, please contact Joanna Flores at
(213) 355-8788 or jflores@childrensdefense.org or visit http://www.cdfca.org/programs-campaigns/beat-the-odds/apply/.

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