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Oct 19, 2017 2017-10-19

Funding & Recognition

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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