[Nfbc-info] FW: FW: disABLEDperson Inc. Fall 09 National Scholarship Competition

nlibre nlibre at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 20:21:10 UTC 2009

Fall 2009 National Scholarship Competition

disABLEDperson, Inc. is excited to announce our 
Fall 2009 nationally based scholarship competition for college students
with disabilities!

This competition begins on August 17, 2009 and ends on October 14,

for the award of $750.00 (seven hundred and fifty dollars)!

To participate, follow these simple steps:

1.	Write an essay with no more than 750 words (prompt can be found
2.	Click on the “Register Now” link below. 
3.	Fill out the form completely and paste your essay into the

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
*	Upon winning, the student will prove disability through their
Disability Student Services department. We define disability as: “A
disadvantage or deficiency, especially a physical or mental impairment
that interferes with or prevents normal achievement in a particular
area. Something that hinders or incapacitates.” 
*	Be sure to submit your entry before the October 14, 2009
*	The winner will be announced on our website on October 28, 2008.
All decisions made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final. 

We are very excited to read your entries. Thank you for participating!

Please go to www.disABLEDperson.com <http://www.disabledperson.com/> 
and click on the Fall 09 National Scholarship Competition link on the
right menu to see the essay question and then click on the Register Now
link to register.




Note: We are excited to announce that we are launching a new program
geared toward college grads with disabilities on September 1, 2009
(www.disABLEDperson.com/grads <http://www.disabledperson.com/grads>
). This section of our site will have a separate job search function for
jobs posted just for college grads! When posting your resume, be sure to
click on the “College Grad” button—that way employers will know
how to look for you!



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