Mather Maleiha Carino Scholarship - Due 1/31

MALEIHA CARINO SCHOLARSHIP - Due on January 31st, 2023
Maleiha Carino was a student of MHS during 2010 - 2014. She was diagnosed with childhood leukemia in 2011. She overcame all the odds and managed to graduate in 2014. She was set to attend her freshmen year at UIC. In the Summer of 2014, Maleiha battled her last battle and was laid to rest. 

This scholarship is meant to commemorate the life of Maleiha Carino. This scholarship will serve to assist a Mather Senior seeking higher education in a 4-year university or 2-year college. The student will be granted a one-time academic scholarship between $1,000 - $1,500. This scholarship will be given directly to the financial aid office of the student's university or college. 
Application Requirements:
  • Open to ALL Mather Seniors
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA 
  • Must be accepted and committed to a 2-year or a 4-year college by the time of being awarded.
  • 500-1,000 word essay
Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
Important Dates:
  • Nov. 18, 2022 - Application opens
  • Jan. 31, 2023 - Application deadline
  • April 8, 2023 - 1-1 Interviews begin
  • May 1, 2023 - Winner Announced