Arc of Washington Trust Fund - Student Stipends

About this Award: 

 

***UPDATE - Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for updates on the 2020/21 program.***

 

The Trust Fund conducts a student stipend program. The stipends, of up to $5,000 each, are awarded in an initial installment in the summer of the award year and the balance in equal installments at the beginning of each academic session (semester, trimester or quarter).  

 

Amount: 

$5,000

 

Number of Awards Available: 

Multiple

 

Deadline: 

The scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for updates on the 2020/2021 program.

 

Region of Study: 

United States (Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Idaho)

 

Level of Study: 

Graduate

 

Eligibility : 

Only upper division or graduate students in institutions of higher education in the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Idaho, who have a demonstrated interest in the field of intellectual or other developmental disabilities are eligible to apply.

 

Essay Required?: 

Yes

 

Essay Details: 

In addition to completing the application form, each applicant must submit:

 

• A short essay stating what his or her interest is in the field of intellectual and/or other developmental disabilities

• Academic and other qualifications and/or achievements

• Both immediate and long-term goals

• Letters of endorsement from no fewer than two faculty sponsors

• Official transcripts from the colleges or universities the applicant has attended

 

Application Instructions: 

For detailed application information, please visit the website listed above.

 

Contact email: 
Contact Phone: 

(888) 754-8798

 

Field(s) of Study: 
Biology;   Education;   Psychology;