Announcing the 2016 Aftermath Services Collegiate Scholarship

Guided by the principles of education, safety, and community, Aftermath has become a fixture in communities nationwide, providing specialty cleaning services to families and businesses in need of assistance. Our compassionate staff of trained technicians are on call 24/7, ready to deliver discreet, caring service whenever it is needed. But our commitment goes far beyond trauma cleaning; we also believe in fostering the caring spirit while helping those in crisis. From charitable donations and training, to local sponsorships, scholarships, and volunteering, Aftermath’s philosophy is centered on supporting the three pillars, and providing a resource for families throughout the US.

To further our mission, Aftermath is pleased to announce the start of the second annual 2016 Aftermath Services Collegiate Scholarship. The scholarship furthers our educational mission by drawing attention to the importance of the death care industry, and fosters a sense of community by awarding $1,000 to two deserving students. This year, the annual contest features an essay question focused on the process of grieving in the modern age; the essay is graded on several criteria, which appear on the scholarship page

In order to be considered for the scholarship, a candidate must:

  • Be enrolled or have the intent to enroll in a higher education institution: 2- or 4-year programs, certificate programs, and graduate programs are all acceptable. All majors are eligible.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A copy of your transcript required (unofficial transcript accepted).
  • Complete the application and written essay portion of the scholarship.

Scholarship entries must be completed and received by June 30th, 2016. Winners will be announced on our blog and in social media on July 10th, 2016. For detailed rules and essay prompt, please see our website.