The Anne Ford Scholarship

$10,000

November 13, 2018

Awards Available: 1

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  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -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
    -Have an overall 3.0 GPA
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability

    Please Note: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) alone is not considered to be a learning disability; eligible candidates with ADHD must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Natalie Tamburello
  • afscholarship@ncld.org

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Kayah B  on 8/23/2018 8:08:07 AM

In order to further my education, I’m applying for your scholarship, which will assist with my financial needs. My mother is a single mom, who has always instilled the importance of education in me. Although I was born with a disability (tic disorder), I refused to allow it to identify or stymie me from achieving my goals. I’ve been playing the violin and piano for 7 years, and I’m currently in my high school orchestra. Each year I’ve participated in regions and state, along with using my musical talents to volunteer and play for others (church and summer school children’s programs). I would like to thank you in advance for your consideration.

Sara R  on 7/3/2018 8:09:21 PM

What do you consider as financial need? My parents make decent money but have told me I will have to pay for most of my education.

Natasha F  on 2/26/2018 3:59:39 PM

Hello - My son has dyslexia and has been accepted to top notch engineering schools but they all come at a hefty price tag. What exactly does demonstrated financial need mean?

Victoria B  on 2/25/2018 9:03:26 PM

Can you please advise what would demonstrate financial need?

Keith P  on 11/3/2015 2:43:34 PM

I am interested in this scholarship because I would like to advance my skills to be the next further leader.

jamishea j  on 8/11/2015 5:39:47 PM

I'm interested this scholarship because I really do need this.

Jessica S  on 11/18/2011 2:52:23 PM

This is a great opportunity for students like me with ADHD & an additional LD! I'm looking forward to working on my application.

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