[Nfbc-info] Fwd: Fall 2018 National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities

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Sun Aug 19 23:48:36 UTC 2018

Ever Lee Hairston, President
National Federation of the Blind of California
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From: "Xavier, Joe at DOR" <Joe.Xavier at dor.ca.gov>
Date: August 19, 2018 at 12:11:27 PM PDT
To: "Xavier, Joe at DOR" <Joe.Xavier at dor.ca.gov>
Subject: Fall 2018 National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities


501 (c) 3 Public Charity 

 Fall 2018 National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities                         
disABLEDperson, Inc announces our Fall 2018 National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities! This competition begins on August 15, 2018 and ends on October 19, 2018 for the award of $2000.00 (two thousand dollars)! Details below and at www.disABLEDperson.com
To be considered, an applicant needs to create a registration on our site www.disABLEDperson.com and become a community member. The applicant can do so by clicking on our "Sign up now" link to do so.

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 Now” link on the scholarship page. 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 are important. Please submit carefully edited drafts only.

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 October 19, 2018 deadline. The winner will be announced on our website on November 2, 2018. All decisions made by disABLEDperson, Inc. are final.

The Essay Prompt: Located at www.disABLEDperson.com/scholarships/25

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 .

Thank you!
Mike Corso
disABLEDperson, Inc.


disABLEDperson, Inc.
PO Box 230636
Encinitas, CA. 92023-0636
info at disabledperson.com

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