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disABLEDperson, Inc. is excited to announce our Fall 2012 nationally based scholarship competition for college students with disabilities! This competition begins on August 17, 2012 and ends on October 19, 2012 for the award of $2000.00 (two thousand dollars)!
To participate, follow these simple steps: Write an essay with no more than 750 words (prompt can be found below). Click on the “Register Now” link below. Fill out the form completely and paste your essay into the form.
A few reminders: Please keep in mind that the form must be filled out completely. We cannot accept incomplete or fraudulent forms. Correct spelling and grammar is imperative. Please submit carefully edited drafts only.
In order to qualify, the student must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university in the United States of America. They must be a full-time student and U.S. citizen (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for graduate). Unfortunately, we are not able to award scholarships to high school students or college students who are not attending classes full-time.
Upon winning, the student will prove disability through their Disability Student Services department. We define disability as described under the ADA: “A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such an individual. A record of such an impairment or being regarded as having such an impairment".
Be sure to submit your entry before the October 19, 2012 deadline. The winner will be announced on our website on October 31, 2012. All decisions made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final.
The essay question for this competition is: “What is your current field of study and upon completion, what challenges do you foresee as you enter the work force”?
Note: any essay exceeding 750 words will be