Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/#schol...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Director
  • Address
  • National Center for Learning Disability
  • 32 Laight St, 2nd Floor
  • New York, NY 10013
  • Email Address
  • ntamburello@ncld.org
  • Application Deadline
  • December 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Allegra Ford Thomas scholarship is a $2,500 one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall. The ideal Allegra Ford Thomas Scholar is a student who:

    -Articulates his or her LD and recognizes the need for self-advocacy
    -Is committed to post-high school academic study/career training and has begun to set realistic career goals
    -Has demonstrated perseverance and is committed to achieving personal goals despite the challenges of LD
    -Participates in school and community activities
    -Demonstrates financial need

    Eligibility:
    -Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD in the fall
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability
    -Please Note: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder alone is not considered to be a learning disability; eligible candidates with AD/HD must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability.
    -Be a United States citizen

    For full details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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