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Educator and Student Scholarships

We are pleased to announce the availability of educator and student scholarships for the summer 2022 trip to Auschwitz in Poland through the generous support of the Florence and Laurence Spungen Family Foundation.


Scholarship decisions will be shared via email by March 2nd, 2022. 

Scholarship Information: 

  • (3) $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to three students
  • (3) $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to three educators


  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older

  • Applicant must be a current history or English educator OR a current high school or higher education student

  • Applicant cannot be a former CANDLES Auschwitz trip participant

  • Scholarship awardees will be responsible for paying their remaining trip balance by March 15th, 2022


Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. EST on Friday, February 25, 2022, via mail, email, or in-person. For any questions, please contact Leah Simpson at 812.234.7881 or 

Mail Applications to: 

CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Leah Simpson, Education Director

1532 South Third Street

Terre Haute, IN 47802


Email Applications to:


Click the link below to view the full guidelines and application for the available scholarships. 

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