Monthly archive January, 2010
Every Year more than 12, thousand children fall prey to the deadly disease cancer.  For such childhood cancer survivors The National Children’s Cancer Society lends a helping hand to attend college and explore their capabilities and aspire their dreams. The N.C.C.S ‘s Beyond The Cure Scholarship has already helped many such students , Applications are invited for 2010-2011 academic year scholarship. To get this scholarship the applicant must be the citizen of United States, a childhood cancer survivor under the age of 25 years and diagnosed with cancer before 18 years of age, and a student of accredited educational institution. The application packet must include: Oncologist’s letter, confirming and mentioning the year of diagnosis. Copy of an official transcript Two recommendation letters from two people, who are in any way not related to you, with inclusion of their name, address and phone number Financial need statement Essay on the given topic Application submission should be done by March 29, 2010 4:30 pm to The National Children’s Cancer Society Beyond the Cure Scholarship One South Memorial Drive, Suite 800 St. Louis, MO 63102 The scholarship amount will paid directly to the college, university or vocational /technical school in equal amounts per [...]

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The International Dyslexic Association, Southwest Branch aims in assisting those Dyslexic individuals who are enrolled for a minimum 9 hours with a certified post secondary career-technical program. SWIDA offers 1,000 annually to those who are currently enrolled in certified program. To qualify for this Scholarship students should be diagnosed with specific learning disability affecting their educational performance. All the required materials by 15 March 2010.  The scholarship will be awarded to the recipients by June 15 2010. For Both the SWIDA scholarships you have to attach following credentials for assessment Scholarship Application Letter Of Intent Current Transcript Two Letters of Recommendation from staff or faculty members or learning disability specialists Copy of a current diagnostic evaluation mentioning the specific learning disability of the student through (1) a recognized standardized intelligence test (WAIS-IV, WISC 1v or Stanford Binet-Fourth Edition (2) details of the achievement test, (3) Some measures of processing. The Financial need statement with the mention of Expected Family Contribution(EFC) as mentioned in FAFSA. For more details log on to http://www.southwestida.com/pdfs/Scholarship-CareerTechnical.pdf. You can get a copy of application by sending E-Mail To swida @southwestida.com.

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There are ample grants and scholarships available for the Dyslexic which can definitely make the future of any Dyslexic students. There is no dearth of Scholarships for them and it is right time to take advantage of such opportunities. To get such financial aid the Dyslexic students have to compete by submitting essays or a documented record of achievement. SWIDA College Scholarship The International Dyslexia Association Southwest Branch gives this scholarship to those with specific language learning disability affecting their educational performance. Those graduate and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with specific learning disability or Dyslexia are eligible for this $ 2, 000 Scholarship. The eligibility criteria for applying for this scholarship are the students should be permanent residence of New Mexico or El Paso, also he/she must be currently a student of 2 year of 4 year post secondary accredited institution. Those willing to acquire this scholarship need to submit all the required materials by 15 March. The name of the scholarship recipient will be announced by May 15, 2010 and will be awarded to the recipients by August 15 2010. The Application should be complete with following attachments: Scholarship Application Letter Of Intent Current College Transcript Two [...]

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Categories: Scholarships