Scholarship for students with disabilities pursuing media-related degrees open till April 24, 2015
GritoBlast! — The American Association of People with Disabilities is accepting applications for the 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship.
Four scholarships are being offered, which can be used for the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2015, to 2nd-year associate students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing communication or media-related degrees.
Each recipient will receive $5,625 for the tuition and fees at their college or university.
Students will need to provide the following items to apply for the scholarship:
1. A downloaded and completed 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship application
2. An unofficial Transcript
3. Two 300-350 word essays answering the following questions:
What inspired you to pursue a communications/media related degree?
How will you use your degree to positively impact the disability community?
4. A letter of recommendation from a professor, academic advisor, or mentor
All applications and supporting materials should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00PM Friday, April 24, 2015 in an accessible format.