Anne Ford Scholarship

The National Center for Learning Disabilities has come up with a scholarship program that is aimed at students with Learning Disabilities. The program is called The Anne Ford Scholarship curriculum. The intended beneficiary must be in his or her final year in high school and is taking up an undergraduate course. The program starts in the fall season of this year. The applicant will be allowed to take up a full four year degree course.

The applicant must possess the following characteristics; must be dedicated in finishing his or her degree; must be in need of monetary assistance; must have practical goals regarding his or her career; must be present in scholarly and social gatherings; must show scholarly attainments that are related to school and occupational aims; visibly shows the value of helping his or herself; must know the limits of his or her learning disability; must have ideas that will benefit people with learning disabilities; must have the ability to be looked upon by people with learning disabilities.

The scholarship is worth $10,000 which tanslates to $2,500 per year. The program lasts for four years. The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 at least. Deadline of application is on the 31st of Dec.

Interested applicants can visit their website at http://www.ncld.org/content/view/725/508/. Their offices can be found at National Center for Learning Disabilities 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401 – New York (10016-8806). For inquiries the number to call is 212-545-9665 or email them at afscholarship@ncld.org.

Amount: $10,000 ($2,500 over 4 years)
Length: 4 years
Deadline: 31-Dec
GPA: 3.0 or higher
Other Req: With learning disability; must show scholarly attainments that are related to school and occupational aims; visibly shows the value of helping his or herself; must know the limits of his or her learning disability; must have ideas that will benefit people with learning disabilities; must have the ability to be looked upon by people with learning disabilities.
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