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AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability (ID 2081)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
3/1/2017
Deadline:
11/15/2017
Website:
https://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/
Form:
https://www.aahd.us/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/AAHDScholarship2017-18.pdf
Amount:
Varies
Description:
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a sophomore in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Contact Information

Name/Company:
American Association on Health and Disability
Title/Attention:
Scholarship Committee
Name:
Address:
110 N. Washington Street Suite 328-J
City:
Rockville
State:
MD
Zip:
20850
Email:
scholarship@aahd.us
Contact Notes:
Please attach your application, supporting materials, etc. and email to: scholarship@aahd.us. Place “2016-17 Scholarship” in subject line. (Please use MS Word for your personal statement and MS Word, if at all possible, and/or PDF for all other documents that are emailed as attachments). If this is not possible, please mail documents to: Scholarship Committee American Association on Health and Disability 110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J Rockville, MD 20850

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Enrollment:
Full(12+ Credits)
Major/Career:
Health Fields
Association:
Disabled
Eligibility:
-Important: applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school student entering college in the fall of 2017 are NOT eligible to apply.
-Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act.
-Applicant must be enrolled full time as undergraduate student and completed one full year of college, and is currently in their 2nd year of study in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post graduate degree.
-Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.
-Preference will be given to students with a history of community service and/or volunteer activities.
-Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States and enrolled in an accredited United States university.
Special Criteria:
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
-Applicant must provide a Personal Statement (maximum 2 pages, double spaced), including brief personal history, educational/career goals, extra-curricular activities, and reasons why they should be selected by the AAHD Scholarship Committee. This statement must be written solely by the applicant.
-Applicant must provide two (2) Letters of Recommendation (One must be from a teacher or academic advisor). Letters may be sent by U. S. mail or by email attachment and should include the signature of the teacher or advisor, and the name of student should appear in the subject line of the email.
-Applicant must provide an official copy of college transcript, which should be mailed to AAHD in a sealed envelope.
-Applicant must have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability from a specialist (physician, educator, et. al).
-Applicant must agree to allow AAHD to use his/her name, photo and/or story in future scholarship materials.