Scholarship for a Student with LD or ADHD to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree
The Anne Ford Scholarship is granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD, who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2018. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who articulates his or her challenges 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 learning and attention issues; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with learning and attention issues; and demonstrates financial need. The amount of the scholarship is $10,000 ($2,500/year over four years). The scholarship is offered by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
Deadline: Applications for the high school class of 2018 are now open. Applications are due by November 6, 2017.
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Dyslexia for a Day: A Simulation of Dyslexia is a kit that can be used by individuals or groups of experienced teachers, teacher-training candidates, practitioners, immediate and extended family members, or anyone else interested in learning more about dyslexia and what those with dyslexia often experience when reading, writing, and processing.