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Scholarship Program For People With Disabilities

  • Published: 2010-09-02 : American Association on Health and Disability.
  • Synopsis: American Association on Health and Disability is offering scholarships to students with disabilities.

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American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship Program.

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is offering $1,000 scholarships to students with disabilities.

The AAHD Scholarship Program is for any student with a disability, but AAHD gives preference to students who plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the field of public health, health promotion, disability studies, to include disability policy and disability research.

Applicants must be:

A high school graduate

Have a documented disability and able to provide documentation of their disability

A US citizen or legal resident living in the US

Enrolled in or accepted by an accredited US four-year university or graduate school on a full-time basis

To apply, submit a Personal Statement of up to three pages covering your personal history, educational and career goals, extracurricular activities, and why you should be selected for the scholarship. You will also need three letters of recommendation, with one being from a teacher or academic adviser. You must also provide a copy of your college transcript and agree to allow AAHD to use your name, picture, and story in future scholarship materials.

Deadline for applications is November 15, 2010

Email applications to: contact@aahd.us with "2010 Scholarship" in the subject line.

For more information, contact Roberta Carlin, AAHD Executive Director, at rcarlin@aahd.us or call (301) 545-6140 ext. 206.

Download a registration form here: fifthfreedom.org/u/2q

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