2010 THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH PARENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Through the Looking Glass and its National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families are pleased to announce new scholarships specifically for high school seniors and college students who have parents with disabilities. A total of ten $1000 scholarships will be given out Fall 2010. These scholarships are part of Through the Looking Glass’ National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families. Please note that the 2010 awards have different application procedures than previous years.
There are separate scholarship awards for high school seniors and for college students, and each has separate eligibility requirements:
1. High School Seniors.
To be eligible, a student must be a high school graduate (or graduating senior) by Summer 2010, planning to attend a two-year or four-year college in Fall 2010 in pursuit of an AA, BA or BS degree, and have at least one parent with a disability.
2. College Students. To be eligible, a student must be currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college in Fall 2010 in pursuit of an AA, BA or BS degree, be 21 years of age or younger as of March 1, 2010, and have at least one parent with a disability.
All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2010.
Individuals may submit only one application per award period.
Selection criteria for all scholarships include academic performance, community activities and service, letter of recommendation and an essay describing the experience of growing up with a parent with a disability.
Please go to our website: http://www.lookingglass.org/scholarships for more information, including the application form, complete application directions, and a FAQ page that answers many common questions as well as offers helpful suggestions.
Through the Looking Glass
The National Center
for Parents with Disabilities and their Families
2198 Sixth Street, Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94710
(800) 804-1616 (TTY)