The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

The National Center for Learning Disabilities is accepting applications for Anne Ford Scholarship and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Program. Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The aim of scholarship program is to offer financial assistance to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education. The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 award and the Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time $2,500 award.

The mission of (NCLD) The National Center for Learning Disabilities is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children, adults nationwide with learning and attention issues by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.

Eligibility:

Anne Ford Scholarship: To be eligible for the Anne Ford Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor’s degree program in the fall
  • Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)
  • Be a United States citizen

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship: To be eligible for the Anne Ford Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.
  • Be a United States citizen

How to Apply:

To apply for both the scholarships, candidate must create an account through the given link:

http://apply.ncld.org/acc/r/

Supporting Documents:

  • Submit current financial information
  • Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports, and/or accommodations
  • LD and ADHD can co-occur with other issues such as speech/language, hearing and vision, and autism spectrum disorders; to be eligible candidates must provide documentation of a specific LD and/or ADHD

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall.
  • The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time $2,500 scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is November 13, 2016.

Link for more Information:

http://apply.ncld.org/

Contact Information:

If you any question send an email to AFScholarship-at-ncld.org.

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