Nonprofit organization disABLEDperson Inc. announced its fall 2011 national scholarship competition for college students with disabilities. The competition ends on October 15, 2011, with an award of $1,000 going to one recipient.
In order to qualify, students must be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year accredited college or university in the United States. They must be a full-time student and U.S. citizen (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for graduate). High school students or college students who are not attending classes full-time are not eligible to apply.
To participate, go to https://www.disabledperson.com/ and click on the Fall 2011 National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities link at the top of the page.
The form on the registration page must be filled out completely; incomplete or fraudulent forms are unacceptable. Spelling and grammar are imperative, so please submit carefully edited drafts only.
Upon winning, the student will provide proof of disability through their disability student services department. Disability is defined as described under the ADA: “A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such an individual.”
The winner will be announced on https://www.disabledperson.com/ on October 31, 2011. All decisions made by disABLEDperson Inc. are final.