The Anne Ford Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/#scholarsh...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • AFScholarship@ncld.org
  • Application Deadline
  • December 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $10,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor's degree program in the fall. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who:

    -Articulates his or 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

    To be eligible for the Anne Ford Scholarship, an applicant must:
    -Be a United States citizen
    -Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor's degree program in the fall of
    -Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)
    -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. For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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