1776 Senior Care Scholarship

2019 Winner – Jillian Josefsberg

Jillian will be attending the University of Dallas next fall. Here essay is entitled “Gifts from Gram, with Love.” You can watch her read it below. Thank you to all the entrants and please check back next spring for next year’s essay requirements.


2019 Entry Requirements

1776 Senior Care is awarding a $500 scholarship to a current student or one that plans to attend a four year university in 2019. Entrants must submit an essay of at least 600 words on the topic, “How has your grandparent made you who you are today?”

1776 Senior Care is a home care agency based in and serving DuPage County, Illinois. We offer a variety of private-duty home care services including dementia care, Alzheimer’s care, general home care and more. As a senior care provider, we’re proud to serve the elderly and their families.

hospice care

Caring for family members, grandparents in particular, is very important to us and we’d like to extend a $500 scholarship to a current or prospective student who can tell us how their grandparents have impacted who they are today.

Apply for the Scholarship

Tell us your unique story, including how your grandparents have shaped who you are today in a 600-1,000 word essay. Include how your grandparent or grandparents have influenced you and what you are able to achieve today as a result of your grandparents.

Scholarship Dates and Deadlines

Submission period: We are currently accepting scholarship entries now through June 17, 2019. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

How to submit your entry: You must email your scholarship entry to [email protected]

What to include: Your entry must include, your full name, a headshot photo of yourself (.png or .jpg format), mobile phone number, mailing address and an acceptance letter or recent transcript at a college/university with official school letterhead.


In order to enter, you must be:

  • A legal U.S. resident
  • A current undergraduate or high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university in 2019

Winner Notification

We’ll notify the winner by both email and the phone number provided with the application. The winner will be notified by July 1st, 2019. This page will be updated by 7/8/19 with the winner’s name and photo.

Scholarship Award Distribution and Usage

The $500 award will be paid to the winner’s college/university by July 15th, 2019. All award monies will go towards education-related purposes including tuition, books, etc.

Additional Information

All content and creative work submitted for the purposes of this scholarship will become the property of 1776 Senior Care and may be reposted or displayed online or any other media channels including print without notification. Any email communications sent to 1776 Senior Care or any of its agents or representatives will be retained.

By submitting an application for this scholarship, the applicant grants 1776 Senior Care and any of its agents or representatives permission to post the applicants name, photo, essay entry on our website (www.1776seniorcare.com) and any other marketing or communications including but not limited to print, online, television, social media and related websites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist 1776 Senior Care with any of the tasks mentioned above and/or any other promotional activities related to this scholarship.

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