Who Can Apply: The Bottar Leone Scholarship is offered nationwide to United States citizens that meet the following criteria:
- high school graduate;
- in academic “good standing” with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0+ on a 4-point scale (or equivalent);
- enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university or community college in the United States;
- documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible); and
- demonstrated financial need.
Submission: Please choose one (1) of the questions below and write an essay of 500-1,500 words.
How has your physical or learning disability changed your plan for your career and the future?
A physical or learning disability can require extra effort to manage or overcome in the classroom setting. Describe how you have learned to balance your special needs with your social, recreational and/or athletic interests/commitments.
What do you feel is the biggest challenge that individuals with physical or learning disabilities face? How do you believe this challenge can be overcome?
What would this scholarship mean to you?
Deadline: December 1, 2017