Dr. John Manzella

Scholarship for Second Opportunities

The Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities was created with the aim of awarding scholarship funding to students who are currently in school and who are the children of previously incarcerated parents. Dr. Manzella knows how the challenging journey that individuals with incarcerated parents have had, and that academics are not the sole cause of stress for these students. They must balance their studies, finances, and home life, so John is determined to help ease this burden and give an opportunity to a deserving student.

Who is it for?

Any student who enrolled in a university located in the United States and has had a parent or guardian who was incarcerated at one time is encouraged to apply to The Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities. Additionally, this scholarship is open to any high school student who will be attending a university under the same stipulations. Dr. Manzella understands the complex burden laid upon students who have had loved ones in the prison system and how paying for schooling adds to that strain, and so he would like to award a hardworking student with $1,000 to put toward their tuition.


Dr. John Manzella

dr john manzella

Allentown, PA Physician & Entrepreneur

Currently, Dr. John Manzella works as the Medical Director and Practice Manager of LV Housecalls.com as well as the Physician Liaison and Billing Specialist for Topper Medical. In 1995, he received his doctorate degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and in 2013 he earned his PhD in Health Care Management from the University of Rochville in Washington DC.e New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995, and his PhD in Health Care Management in 2013 from the University of Rochville in Washington DC.


Learn About The Scholarship

Dr. Manzella understands from personal experience that earning a degree is no easy feat, and he knows that having a parent who has been in prison increases the challenge. His desire now is to give back to these students and help them fight that adversity through this scholarship fund. We encourage any qualifying students to take full advantage of this chance to receive scholarship funding. To enter, just head over to our application page to check out all the details about applying and entering into the scholarship’s essay contest, which is how we choose the winner.

Earn Money Towards Tuition

Dr. John Manzella understands how rising education costs place increasing strain on students, especially those whose parents have been incarcerated. Now, Dr. Manzella is looking to give a funding opportunity to a stellar student with this $1,000 scholarship reward. Using this fund, John hopes to create further awareness of the financial struggles that these students face in addition to completing the many years of schooling ahead of them. Along the way, he also plans to help one hardworking student to reach their goals.

Learn More About The Dr. John Manzella Scholarship

For any additional information regarding our scholarship, or if you have any questions, please get in touch with us using the form found on the contact page. We will respond back to you as quickly as possible. We also encourage any universities or organizations who are interested in getting involved to touch base with us through the contact form to talk about helping out. To each of our applicants, we wish you good luck with the essay contest and along your journey to earning your degree!


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