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Through the Looking Glass Scholarships for Students with Parents with Disabilities

Through the Looking Glass and its National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families are pleased to announce new scholarships specifically for high school seniors and college students who have parents with disabilities. Please go to our website to get the scholarship application.


A total of (15) $1,000 scholarships will be given out next fall. These scholarships are part of Through the Looking Glass' National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families. Please note that there are separate eligibility requirements for high school seniors and for current college students.

- High School Seniors: To be eligible, a student must be a high school graduate (or graduating senior) by this upcoming summer; planning to attend a two-year or four-year college in the upcoming fall semester in pursuit of an AA, BA or BS degree; and have at least one parent with a disability.

- College Students: To be eligible, a student must be currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college; in pursuit of an AA, BA or BS degree; be 21 years of age or younger as of March 11th; and have at least one parent with a disability.

All application materials must be postmarked by March 17th. Individuals may submit only one application per award period. Applications are available beginning in January on our website.

Selection criteria for all scholarships include academic performance, community activities and service, letter of recommendation and an essay describing the experience of growing up with a parent with a disability.

Please go to our website for more information beginning in January, including the application form, complete application directions and an FAQ page that answers many common questions as well as offers helpful suggestions. Forms are not mailed out.

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