Maleiha Carino Scholarship


Maleiha Carino

Our Misson

"Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but it's everything in between that makes it all worth it."

Maleiha Carino was a student of MHS during 2010 - 2014. She was diagnosed with childhood leukemia in 2011. She overcame all the odds and managed to graduate in 2014. She was set to attend her freshmen year at UIC. In the Summer of 2014, Maleiha battled her last battle and was laid to rest. 

T​his scholarship is meant to commemorate the life of Maleiha Carino. This scholarship will assist a Mather Senior seeking higher education in a 4-year university or 2-year college. The student will be granted a one-time academic scholarship between $1,000 - $1,500. This scholarship will be given directly to the financial aid office of the student's university or college.