AAHD Scholarships Offered for Students With Disabilities

The mission of the American Association on Health and Disability is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health and wellness in people with disabilities and to identify effective intervention strategies.

Deadline: Nov. 15.

The AAHD Scholarship Program supports students with disabilities who are pursuing higher education. Preference is given to students who plan to pursue undergraduate/graduate studies in the field of public health, health promotion, and disability studies. Scholarships will be limited to under $1,000 and will be awarded in January 2017. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate school (freshman or greater status) or be enrolled part or full time in a graduate school, have a documented disability, and be able to provide documentation of their disability.

In addition, applicants must be a citizen or legal resident of the United States and be enrolled in an accredited U.S. university. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, disability research, health promotion, or a field related to disability and health.

Info: http://goo.gl/meEYXU (NOFA).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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