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Alex Sullivan

The Alex Sullivan Learning Scholarship, created in memory of Alex Sullivan, one of the victims of the Century 16 Aurora theater shooting, will fund scholarships to support students in the Aurora area that need extra educational support. Alex Sullivan was an avid comic book reader and movie nut; Alex used comic books as a way to deal with his lifelong struggles with dyslexia. The Alex Sullivan Learning Scholarship is a way to continue Alex’s loving spirit and his determination of overcoming the obstacles of dyslexia.

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  1. Scholarship application acceptance period START 06/01/2018
  2. DEADLINE for scholarship applications is:  08/15/2018
  3. Refer below for eligibility requirements and application process.
  4. After filling out the form below MAKE SURE you have a letter of recommendation sent from a teacher or doctor.
  5. Winners will be notified by email by: 08/18/2018
  6. Send questions about the application process to 

Award Components: Aurora Rise will awards $1,000 in scholarship funds that rewards students in the Aurora area that need extra educational supportWe will try to award two $500 awards – one for K – 5 and one for Middle School / High School students.

Award Criteria:

  1. Applicant must be registered at an elementary, middle, or high school in Aurora.
  2. Applicant must provide either teacher or doctor recommendation.


Alex Sullivan Learning Scholarship
Please write a short introduction about yourself and how you could benefit your education by winning this scholarship and then answer the following question [500 words maximum]
I hereby affirm that all the above stated information provided by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I also consent that my picture may be taken and used for any purpose deemed necessary to promote Aurora Rise’s scholarship program.
Please have a doctor or teacher submit a letter of recommendation to to finalize the application.