disABLEDperson, Inc. Spring 2021 National Scholarship for
College Students with Disabilities
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disABLEDperson, Inc. announce our Spring 2021 National
Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities! This competition begins on December 23, 2020, and ends on
February 28, 2021, for the award of $2000.00 (two thousand dollars)! Details at www.disABLEDperson.com
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
for this Scholarship” link. 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 are important.
Please submit carefully edited drafts
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
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 February 28, 2021 deadline. The winner will be announced on our website on March 15, 2021. All decisions
made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final.
Essay Prompt: If you could give advice to your younger self about your
disability, what would you say?
Note: any essay exceeding 1000 words will be disqualified.
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: www.disABLEDperson.com and Job Opportunities for Disabled
Veterans or www.JOFDAV.com .