NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
May 19, 2024
- Scholarship Description
Thanks to a generous contribution from NBCUniversal, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is proud to announce that applications for the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship are now open. The NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship offers eight scholarships to be used in upcoming the fall semester to incoming and undergraduate students (at any accredited college or university), and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing careers in media, communications, or entertainment industries that will be enrolled in college or a university during the Fall are eligible.
Each recipient will receive financial aid to help cover the cost of education at their college or university. This scholarship has been named in honor of Tony Coelho, a former United States Representative from California and the primary author and sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the House.