LIASCD Scholarships 2021-22

Six $500 LIASCD Awards

Two $1,000 Ira Schwartz Scholarship Awards

Eligibility Criteria


  • ​Completed application form which must be signed by a School Counselor or Building Administrator

  • Student must have concrete plans to attend college in the Fall of 2022 in order to qualify.

  • Students must submit a personal narrative describing a demonstrated ability to overcome adversity. Please include an explanation why the LIASCD scholarship committee should select you as the winner.  

  • Include one letter of reference which must be from a high school administrator or teacher. Please include in the narrative the student’s demonstrated financial need.

  • Attach an official or unofficial transcript attesting to the student’s good standing with >8 4 or 3.0 average.

For Students: To apply, please download & complete this application, save as a pdf and submit the application, your essay and one recommendation from a teacher or building administrator to a school counselor.

For School Counselor:  Please email the application, student essay, transcript and letter of recommendation in pdf format to

Applications will be accepted between November 19, 2021 and January 14, 2022.

All scholarships will be awarded at the LIASCD Annual Spring Conference on Friday March 4, 2022