Lime Connect 2021 Pathways Scholarship for High School Seniors with Disabilities
Published : 2020-05-17 - Updated : 2021-04-03
Author : Lime Connect - Contact: limeconnect.com
Synopsis* : Recipients of the Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship each receive $1,000 in support of their studies at a 4 year university or college in the U.S. or Canada. Pathways Scholarship designed for current high school seniors who are pursuing a degree at a four-year university or college in either the U.S. or Canada. Recipients of the Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship each receive $1,000 in support of their university/college studies.
Lime Connect (Lime) believes strongly in the potential of high school students who happen to have all types of disabilities, and is committed to supporting their future. In 2019, we were pleased to launch our inaugural Pathways Scholarship designed for current high school seniors who are pursuing a degree at a four-year university or college in either the U.S. or Canada. 2021 scholarship applications are open, and are due by Monday, May 31st at 11:59 pm EST.
Tom Wilson, Lime Connect global board chair, said;
"Access to higher education can be a game-changer for young people who happen to have disabilities, and we're proud to recognize the achievements of our outstanding Pathways Scholars with these awards."
Recipients of the Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship each receive $1,000 in support of their university/college studies. The awards are merit-based, but financial need will be taken into consideration.
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2021 Scholarship Applicants must match the following criteria:
- Have, or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability*
- Current high school senior in the U.S. or Canada graduating in the Spring or Summer of 2021.
- Accepted to, or applied and awaiting acceptance to, a 4-year university or college in the U.S. or Canada for the 2021-2022 academic year.
- Intending to be enrolled full time in that 4-year university or college in Fall 2021.
*An individual with a disability is defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants will apply online via The Lime Network and provide general background information, a resume/CV, and answer to one essay question related to living successfully with a disability. Those applicants who are selected as finalists will submit letters of reference.
Deadline to apply: Monday, May 31st at 11:59 pm EST
For more detail regarding the process, read stories of previous Scholars, and to apply, go here.
Lime Connect is a not for profit organization that is rebranding disability through achievement. The organization's focus is to attract, prepare and connect high potential university students and alumni for scholarships, a Fellowship Program, Foundations Program and internships and full time careers with their corporate partners - the world's leading corporations. This work showcases the vast strengths and benefits that are found in disabilities and provides individuals who happen to have disabilities with the tools, access and confidence to realize their dreams. For more information on Lime Connect, visit imeconnect.com
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Cite Page: Journal: Disabled World. Language: English (U.S.). Author: Lime Connect. Electronic Publication Date: 2020-05-17 - Revised: 2021-04-03. Title: Lime Connect 2021 Pathways Scholarship for High School Seniors with Disabilities, Source: <a href=https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships/pathways-scholarship.php>Lime Connect 2021 Pathways Scholarship for High School Seniors with Disabilities</a>. Retrieved 2021-06-14, from https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships/pathways-scholarship.php - Reference: DW#323-13839.