The Children’s Defense Fund invites you to participate in the Beat the Odds® scholarship program by recommending a student.
The Beat the Odds scholarship program honors high school seniors that are working hard to overcome tremendous obstacles in their personal lives, demonstrate academic achievement, and give back to their community.
In order for the CDF Beat the Odds selection committee to best understand the qualities and attributes which make this applicant a candidate for our program, it is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of him/her. Please complete the following:
1. Using the grid below, please be thorough in offering insight into the applicant.
2. Upload a letter of recommendation. Using the categories in the grid below as a guide, fully describe the applicant and share how he/she has beaten the odds.