It is important to create a registration on our site www.disABLEDperson.com and become a
community member so click on "Sign up now" to do so.
disABLEDperson, Inc announce our Spring 2022 National
Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities! This
competition begins on January 5, 2022, and ends
on March 31, 2022, 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 “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 attend
school full-time and U.S. citizens. 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
“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 31, 2022 deadline. The winner
will be announced on our website on April 15, 2022. All decisions made by
Essay Prompt: Outside of your immediate family, who has influenced
your life the most and how has that person been supportive?
Note: any essay exceeding 1000 words will be disqualified.
disABLEDperson, Inc. is 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 .