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The Disabled Student Scholarship (Deadline: August 1st, 2016)

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Who Can Apply: This scholarship program is for students who have a debilitating condition(s) while continuing their education at a college institution. The condition can be any medically diagnosed impairment (physical or mental) that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life. Applicants who are pursuing a masters degree or higher are only required to be taking 9 credit hours or more for the upcoming fall semester.

How to Apply: Submit an essay describing an obstacle or hardship that arose due to your condition and how you were able to overcome it. Explain the impact it has had on your life and how it will influence you in the future. All essays should be between 500 and 1,500 words. The applicant will need to provide a physician’s statement of diagnosis for their impairment in addition to the other required documentation.

Scholarship Amount: $500

Number of Scholarships Offered: 1

Deadline: August 1st, 2016

Learn More: http://www.disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/