Luis Alvarez
Memorial Scholarship

A memorial scholarship named in honor of Luis G. Alvarez was announced on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019 at the 19th Annual First Responders Children’s Foundation Thanksgiving Day Parade Breakfast in the presence of members of the Luis Alvarez family including his widow, Alaine Alvarez.  Luis Alvarez passed away from 9/11-related illnesses and was known for his bravery while pleading before the United States Congress to replenish the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.  This scholarship award will be $6,250 per year for up to four years for a total of $25,000.  Priority will be given to children of first responders who have died from or are suffering from 9/11-related illnesses.

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