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Donate funds to The Pasta Rose Scholarship online

A Scholarship for Brooklyn High School Students
Who Lost a Parent to Cancer

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Named after my two nieces, Jasmine Rose and Scarlet Rose, The Pasta Rose Scholarship is a yearly scholarship awarded to Brooklyn high school students who have lost a parent to cancer. 

In 2018, I lost my sister, Lenore, to cancer. When she was 37 she was diagnosed with stage 4 bladder cancer, and although the doctors thought she had a few weeks to live, she fought it for six years. She left behind two young daughters, Jasmine Rose and Scarlet Rose. 

Lenore was a lawyer and worked for the Administration for Children's Services in Queens, where she fought tirelessly for the rights of children. She felt everything deeply, and had a way of making everyone she met feel like the most special person in the room.

Having the strength and resilience to go on after losing a parent at a young age is no easy task. This scholarship will help those kids who have lost so much... help them go to college, help them succeed, help them feel just a little bit better. 

Donate funds to The Pasta Rose Scholarship online 


Sarra Kourachi, 2023 1st Place Winner
Symphony Johnson, 2023 2nd Place Winner
Ganden Fung, 2022 2nd Place Winner
Skyler Kim-Schellinger, 2022 1st Place Winner
Mackenzie Nelson, 2021 Winner

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Interested in Applying to the Scholarship? 


Scholarship Details:

- One winner will receive approx $10,000 award to use toward the cost of college
- One runner-up winner will receive approx $6,000
- Winners must allow Pasta Louise to use their photo/name in connection to the scholarship.
- Students must live in Brooklyn and must be registered at a public or private High School in any of the five boroughs in NYC. You can also apply if you live in the five boroughs and attend a high school in Brooklyn.
- Student must be attending college in the 2024-25 school year.
- This scholarship is only for students who have lost a parent to cancer.

Ready to Apply?  Here's the Application... Good Luck!