Fall National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
It is important to create a registration on our site www.disABLEDperson.com and become a community member.
disABLEDperson, Inc. announces our Fall 2021 National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities! This competition begins on August 17, 2021 and ends on October 13 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 below. Next, you need to register for the competition. To do so click on “Register 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 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 October 13, 2021 deadline. The winner will be announced on our website on October 27, 2021. All decisions made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final.
The Essay Prompt: What are your thoughts about support groups, are they beneficial, or not? Please feel free to share your experience if you have been in one.
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.