Return to #CaringScholar Stories Student-Caregiver Scholarship Story: Claire Buonocore

A Caring Scholar of Winter 2018

The Student Caregiver Scholarship award provides university students in the United States with a $1,500 scholarship grant for tuition and/or books, based on each applicant's compelling 1,500-word essay or two-minute video story submission.

Claire Buonocore is a student at Marymount Manhattan College who is studying politics and human rights and acting as a caregiver for her father. Claire was among the more than 250 student caregivers who applied for the latest round of scholarship grants, and was chosen by a panel of senior care expert judges as one of just two winners.

This is her caregiving story, submitted with her scholarship application.

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