Skip to main content
- Smaller Text | + Larger Text

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

Printer icon
  • Synopsis: Published: 2016-08-22 - $2,500 scholarship for graduating high school senior with learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD. For further information pertaining to this article contact: National Center for Learning Disabilities at ncld.org.

Main Document

The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time $2,500 scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.

The ideal Allegra Ford Thomas Scholar is a student who:

  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Participates in school and community activities
  • Has demonstrated perseverance and is committed to achieving personal goals
  • Articulates his or her challenges and recognizes the need for self-advocacy
  • Is committed to post-high school academic study/career training and has begun to set realistic career goals

To be eligible for the Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Submit current financial information
  • Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.
  • Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports and/or accommodations.

Please note: LD and ADHD can co-occur with other issues such as speech/language, hearing and vision, and autism spectrum disorders; to be eligible candidates must provide documentation of a specific LD and/or ADHD.

FAQ: www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/faq/

Apply: apply.ncld.org/



Related:

  1. Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship - Lawsuit Legal

Comments and Discussion





Newsletter

     What will I receive?

Money ChartLoan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.


Albert EinsteinFamous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.


Pink awareness ribbonList of awareness ribbon colors and their meaning. Also see our calendar of awareness dates.


Chart IconBlood Pressure Chart - What should your blood pressure be. Also see information on blood group types and compatibility.


  1. NAELA President's Statement on the Senate Health Care Reform Legislation
  2. Non-profit Provides Assistance Dogs Free of Charge to People with Disabilities
  3. Census Bureau Facts and Statistics Show Senior U.S. Population Is Still Growing
  4. Athletes Warned About Consuming Clenbuterol in Meat Products




Citation