This scholarship honors James F. Reville, in recognition of his dedication to bettering the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Mr. Reville was one of The Arc New York’s most respected Presidents, serving the Association from 1965 to 1969. He served as President of the Welfare League Chapter of The Arc New York, from 1963 to 1964, was a member of the Association’s Board of Directors for many years, and served as the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the national association, The Arc.
The James F. Reville Scholarship is presented to an individual who intends to pursue a career related to the field of intellectual or other developmental disabilities such as behavioral sciences, social work, nursing, healthcare administration and management or psychology. Students must be a New York State resident. Students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships. As long as the student is enrolled full-time, this can be used for any year in college.