The Anne Ford Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • Rachel Banks
  • Address
  • National Center for Learning Disability
  • 32 Laight St, 2nd Floor
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • December 31, 2015
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $10,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The National Center for Learning Disabilities is seeking applicants for the Anne Ford Scholarship. The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 ($2,500/year over four years) award granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program during the upcoming academic year.

    The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who:
    - Articulates his/her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy
    - Is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals
    - Participates in school and community activities
    - Has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals
    - Plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD
    - Excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD
    - Demonstrates financial need

    To be eligible for the Anne Ford Scholarship, an applicant must:
    - Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
    - Demonstrate financial need
    - Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability (Please note: ADD/ADHD alone is not considered a learning disability; eligible candidates must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability)
    - Be a U.S. citizen
    Interested students can learn more about the scholarship and download an application on our website.

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