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NJCTS Youth Scholarship

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) is proud to announce the 2019
scholarship awards to graduating New Jersey high school seniors diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. The top
award is $1,000.00. A scholarship award recipient must:
• Download/print out, complete and return the application form on
pages 2, 3 and 4 of this document by April 05, 2019. Scanned and
emailed applications will be accepted.
• Be domiciled in the State of New Jersey
• Be a high school senior in a private, public, or home school
• Be planning to attend a college or trade school on a
part-time or full-time basis in Fall 2019
• Have a diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome
• Provide a record of grades from 9th grade to present (it can be an
unofficial transcript).
• Provide letters of recommendation from a member(s) of his/her
school staff (such as teacher or guidance counselor), coaches
(who have known you for four years or less) and/or community
people who know you well (church or other community members)
 Submit an essay of 1 to 2 pages, typed and double spaced, describing how Tourette Syndrome has
played a part in your life. You may also submit media (pictures, video, music) displaying your talent(s).
Please make it no more than 5 minutes in length.