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Anne & Matt Harbison Scholarship 

In keeping with the goals of P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this grant represents the artistís dedication to the field of special education.

Students with a learning disability often graduate from high school with no recognition of their hard work and perseverence toward achieving their academic, technical, or artistic goals. When a student does attain and surpass expectations, there is often no extrinsic reward or incentive. The P. Buckley Moss Society - Anne and Matt Harbison Scholarship is intended to help fill that void.

The scholarship is named to honor the Societyís first president, Anne Harbison, and her husband, Matt, the first treasurer. The Harbisons were instrumental in founding the Society. As a school counselor, Anne understood firsthand the challenges faced by students with learning disabilities.

Nominations for the Anne and Matt Harbison Scholarship can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society.


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Anne Ford Scholarship 

The National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc. (NCLD) is seeking applicants for the Anne Ford Scholarship, which is available to students of high merit with an identified learning disability (LD) in public or private secondary schools. An overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Financial need will be strongly considered. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Only U.S. citizens are eligible.


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Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program 

Scholarship awards will be paid directly by Bank of America to the educational institution for tuition, room and board, and other educational expenses. Eligible candidates will be selected by the foundation scholarship Program, and the administration of the scholarships will be handled by that organization. Bank of America is highly committed to providing employment opportunities for qualified individuals who have disabilities.

Interested eligible applicants should contact the Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program at P.O. Box 1465, Taylors, S.C. 29687 to receive an application packet. Application packets are also available by phone (864) 268-3363, by fax (864) 268-7160 or may be downloaded from the Bank of America scholarship web site at www.scholarshipprograms.org. Once there click onto the Bank of America ADA Abilities Scholarship link. Scholarship awards are available in alternative formats, and all applications must be completed and returned to the above address postmarked no later than March of each calendar year.


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Bruce A. Schurman Scholarship 

The Bruce A. Schurman Fund was established to honor the former president of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. Students who are functionally impaired or physically disabled and have one of the following conditions are eligible: brain injury, musculoskeletal disorder, stroke, spinal cord injury, or neuromuscular disease. Applicants must reside in one of the following Illinois counties: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will, or Winnebago. Former Marianjoy RehabLink patients are eligible regardless of residence. Further information may be obtained by calling 630-462-4080.


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Donald M. Balsom Scholarship Fund 

The Newfoundland Brain Injury (NBIA) has established this scholarship to honor Donald M. Balsom, former Associate Director of Memorial University's Continuing Studies Department and brain injury survivor. Valued at $1000.00, it will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student with brain injury in any year or field of study at Memorial University who has some volunteer experience with the (NBIA). In the event that no applications are received from students with brain injury the scholarship may be awarded to a student who has made a significant contribution as a volunteer to the (NBIA). The Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid shall award the scholarship. In special circumstances, the scholarship may be held for more than one year.


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Pilot International Foundation - Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship Program 

The Pilot International Foundation sponsors three scholarship programs, The PIF/Lifeline Scholarship, The Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship, and The Pilot International Foundation Scholarship. Applicants for these scholarships must be preparing for, or already involved in, careers working with people with disabilities/brain related disorders. They must have and maintain a GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and a 4.01 on a 5.0 scale. In addition, the Foundation administers Pilot International's Ruby Newhall Memorial Scholarship which is awarded to International students studying in the US and Canada. Applicants must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship Program: The program assists graduate students preparing for careers working with children having disabilities/brain-related disorders.

The Pilot International Foundation Scholarship Program: The program provides assistance to undergraduate students preparing for careers working directly with people with disabilities or training those who will.


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The Izzo-Inge Family Endowment for Students with Disabilities 

The purpose of this endowed student scholarship is to provide financial assistance to full-time, undergraduate degree-seeking students at NIU who are incoming juniors or seniors in any academic discipline. Reference, however, is given to candidates who demonstrate a desire to teach in the field of special education. Candidates must have a demonstrated learning disability, including traumatic brain injury, attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Also included are significant deafness, significant visual impairment or other disabilities affecting the cognitive process. Student scholarship awards from this endowment can be for an amount up to full tuition, including required textbooks and fees.


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