2.1. DisABLED Person
Spring 2012 National Scholarship Competition
disABLEDperson, Inc. is excited to announce our Spring 2012 nationally-based scholarship competition for college students with disabilities! This competition begins on December 15, 2011 and ends on February 29, 2012 for the award of $1000.
To participate, follow these simple steps:
- Write an essay with no more than 1000 words.
- At the bottom of the scholarship page, Click on the "Register Now" 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. Spelling and grammar is imperative. Please submit carefully edited drafts only.
In order to qualify, the student must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university in the United States of America. They must be a full-time student and U.S. citizen (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for graduate). Unfortunately, we are not able to award scholarships to high school students or college students who are not attending classes full-time.
Upon winning, the student will prove disability 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 February 29, 2012 deadline. The winner will be announced on our website on March 16, 2012. All decisions made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final.