Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled as a senior in high school, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and the intention of pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree. Financial need must be demonstrated; current documentation of an identified learning disability also required. The ideal candidate is a high school senior who has faced the challenges of having a learning disability; is committed to completing a college degree and setting career goals; has demonstrated perseverance; embraces new opportunities; has a well-rounded perspective shaped by experiences in school, in the community, and with family and friends; understands how their learning disability affects his/her life and recognizes the importance of self-advocacy; believes in contributing to society in ways that increase the opportunities for individuals with learning disabilities; and will feel comfortable serving as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with learning disabilities.

Award will be payed over four years in $2,500 installments; $10,000 in total.

Renewable if recipient submits class registration annually.

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Details

Deadline:
December 31
Award type:
Scholarship
Renewable
Yes
Min. award:
$2,500
Average award:
$2,500
Max. award:
$2,500
Awarded anualy:
Yes
Unlimited awards:
No
Repay required:
No

Other criteria

Min. GPA:
3
Max. GPA:
4

Misc.

Enrollment level:
High School Senior
Country:
United States
Disability:
Learning Disability
Misc:
Financial Need

Contact Information

Catherine Boswell
Program Assistant
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401 New York, NY 10016 United States
Phone: (212) 545-7510
Fax: (212) 545-9665