8 Days to win up to $15,000!






Take 15 minutes out of your day today to apply for the  Discover Your Passion Competition to win up to $5000 for your child or student to pursue their passion in the area of their choosing.

The School Choice Group in conjunction with The Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC (PALNYC) has created The Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion Competition for New York City students with $15,000 in scholarship money to distribute to 5 lucky NYC students.


This competition is open to children from kindergarten to eighth grade and will be awarded to five students who show exceptional promise and passion for any individual interests such as sports, academia, music, the arts, community service, entrepreneurship, technology etc.

Elizabeth Perelstein, Chair and Founder of the School Choice Group established this scholarship in memory of her husband Michael, who always followed his passion and encouraged others to do the same.

The Discover Your Passion Competition is open to students living within the five boroughs of New York City. Students can apply by submitting an application with parental consent, a sample of the work/passion they are showcasing, nomination letters and an explanation for how the award money will be used to further their passion. Judges will identify competition finalists and decide who will receive the grand prize of $5000, and which two finalists win the $3500 and the two $1500 scholarship awards, for a total of $15,000 in scholarship monies.

All applicants will be notified of the judges’ decisions on October 11, 2013.The winners will be presented, and have their works on display, at the NYC Gifted and Talented Symposium on October 26, 2013 in New York City. The submission deadline is extended to September 20, 2013 and winners will be announced October 11, 2013. For application and full details please visit: http://www.schoolchoiceintl.com/discoveryourpassion

You have nothing to lose and $5000 to win, so apply today.






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