Max’s Lemonade Stand’s Scholarship Program

c/o Nicki Igoe
15058 Rosecrans Ave
La Mirada, CA 90638
714 815-2104


Max’s Lemonade Stand is seeking nominations for our scholarship program.  The amount of the scholarship is a one-time $1,000 donation.  The scholarship is to be used toward tuition and/or books, and payment will be made payable directly to the educational facility.

In order for a student to be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must meet and/or provide the following criteria:

Completed application; (click here for application)

Certified birth certificate to show U.S. Citizenship;

Birth Certificate to establish relationship to deceased parent or paperwork to establish legal guardianship to deceased parent;

Be a high school graduate aged 25 or less as of July 1, or earlier, of the current year;

Be accepted as a full-time enrollee at an accredited two or four year college, university, trade school or technical school;

Certified copies of one of the following:  high school transcript showing 3.0 minimum GPA for Junior and Senior years, report card from 1st and 2nd years of college showing 3.0 minimum GPA or Senior High School transcript and 1st year report card  from college showing 3.0 minimum GPA;

Personal essay from recipient, between 500 – 2000 words (please see the application for more information);

Letter of recommendation (not from a parent or legal guardian) from a counselor, community leader or personal acquaintance;

A copy of parent’s or legal guardian’s most recent Federal Income Tax Form 1040; and if applicable, applicant’s 1040;

A certified copy of parent’s or legal guardian’s death certificate (parent or legal guardian must have died due to breast cancer or complications thereof);

Incomplete applications or missing requested information will not be considered;

According to the terms of the scholarship, students shall be selected on the basis of eligibility, essays, grades and financial need.


Applications are due on or before October 29, of the current year, and scholarship winners will be chosen by November 30, of the current year. Applications are available online or will be available at Max’s Lemonade Stand.  Up to 4 scholarships will be awarded.  All scholarships may not be awarded.   All winners will be notified directly, as well as being mentioned on Max’s Lemonade Stand’s web site.  Number of scholarships offered each year will be determined by the previous year’s fundraising.  If you are not chosen, and you still qualify, you may apply the following year.

Any/all scholarship recipient(s) will also be acknowledged at any/all Max’s Lemonade Stand’s event(s) — date(s) to be determined.