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announces our Spring 2023 National Scholarship Competition for College
Students with Disabilities! This competition begins on December 19, 2022,
and ends on March 15, 2023 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 is 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
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 15, 2023 deadline. The
winner will be announced on our website on March 31, 2023. All decisions
made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final.
Essay Prompt: What can you do in 2023 to help change the narrative from
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Accessibility, Diversity, Equity and
Inclusion so our Community is
included in all aspects of society?
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 .