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2021 KY AHEAD Student Scholarship

  1. Eligibility Requirements:

    • Current enrollment in a Kentucky Postsecondary Institution and anticipated enrollment during the award period of the 2021-2022 academic year
    • Registration for a minimum of six (6) credit hours per quarter/semester
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Must be a student with a disability, as verified by Disability Support Services Officer at the applicant's current postsecondary institution
  2. Criteria on which the Scholarship Selection Committee will base their decision:

    • Well articulated goals
    • Academic achievement
    • Disability-related leadership and service
  3. Application Requirements:

  4. Application Deadline:

    • All application materials must be received by the Scholarship Selection Committee by April 21, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  5. Send application materials to:

    • Matt Davis, M.S.W., Assistant Director
      Student Accessibility Resource Center
      Western Kentucky University
      1906 College Heights Blvd. #21052
      Bowling Green, KY 42101
      Email: matt.davis@wku.edu
      Fax: (270) 745-6289
  6. Notification:

    • Scholarship applicants will be notified of their award status by April 30, 2021. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded.
  7. Questions:

 

2021 KY AHEAD Conference Scholarship

KY AHEAD is going to provide scholarships for two deserving staff persons who would like to attend the conference this year. Recipients of the scholarships will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and must attend the entire conference.

  1. Eligibility Requirements:

    • One scholarship will be awarded to a newer staff person who works with students with disabilities. Any staff person who has been a disability-related professional for less than 3 years will qualify for this scholarship.
    • Another scholarship will be awarded to any staff person who would not otherwise be able to attend the conference due to financial need. In these economic times of budget cuts and tightening spending, this scholarship will allow a staff person to attend who otherwise could not make it.
  2. Application Requirements:

    • Completed Application Word Document Logo
    • Personal statement - Prompts for statement are on the application.
  3. Application Deadline:

    • All application materials must be received by the Scholarship Committee by April 21, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  4. Send application materials to:

    • Matt Davis, M.S.W., Assistant Director
      Student Accessibility Resource Center
      Western Kentucky University
      1906 College Heights Blvd. #21052
      Bowling Green, KY 42101
      Email: matt.davis@wku.edu
      Fax: (270) 745-6289
  5. Questions: