Jackson-Stricks Scholarship provides financial aid that enables students with physical challenges to pursue academic study or vocational training which leads to independent living. Scholarships are available to students with physical challenges that affect mobility, vision or hearing who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the New York Metropolitan Area. This year the committee will award two scholarships of $5,000 and $10,000 respectively. The Jackson-Stricks Scholarship is a one-time awards and should be considered supplemental aid.
Your complete application packet will include:
1. The application form
2. a current transcript of studies
3. a letter from your current physician attesting to your disability and any physical impact and limitations
4. a brief essay (1-2 pages) reflecting your educational aspirations and life goals