disABLEDperson, Inc/ReelAbilities Film Festival Spring
2019 National Scholarship for College Students with
important to create a registration on our site
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disABLEDperson, Inc. announce our Spring 2019
National Scholarship Competition for College Students
with Disabilities! This competition begins on January
23, 2019 and ends on March 23, 2019 for the award of
$2500.00 (two thousand-five hundred dollars)! Details at
To participate, follow these simple steps: Write an
essay with no more than 1000 words (prompt can be found
HERE. Next, you need to register for the
competition. To do so click on
“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
important. Please submit carefully edited drafts only.
In order to qualify, the student must be enrolled in a 2
or 4 years accredited college or university in the
United States of America. They must be a matriculated
student and attending school full-time and U.S. citizen.
We will accept students who are not attending school
full-time as long as the part-time attendance is due to
their disability and not their financial situation
(minimum of 6 credits for undergraduate, 6 credits for
graduate). Unfortunately, we are not able to award
scholarships to high school students.
Upon winning, the student will prove disability and
matriculation 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 March 23, 2019
deadline. The winner will be announced on our website on
April 5, 2019. All decisions made by disABLEDperson,
Inc. are final.
Essay Prompt: Dr. Martin Luther King said, "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." How important is this quote in America right now?
Note: any essay exceeding 1000 words will be
disABLEDperson, Inc. a 501 (c ) 3 Charity whose mission
is to reduce the high unemployment rate of people and
veterans with disabilities. We accomplish this through
our 2 national job boards:
and Job Opportunities for Disabled Veterans or
ReelAbilities Film Festival is the largest film festival
in the world dedicated to promoting awareness and
appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic
expressions of people with different abilities. Founded
in New York in 2007, the festival presents award-winning
international films by and about people with
disabilities in multiple locations throughout the city.
Post-screening discussions, panels, performances and
other engaging programs bring communities together to
discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our
shared human experience.
2012, other cities across the US followed New York’s
footsteps by hosting a ReelAbilities Film Festival.
Since then, Reelabilities festivals and events have been
held in over a 20 cities across the world, and the
program continues to expand.
Join us for the 11th
Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York - April
To find a festival near you, and receive more info about
ReelAbilities visit our website: http://reelabilities.org/