Applicants must submit a letter describing their disability status and outlining the expenses that the DSS scholarship(s) would cover. Applicants should clearly demonstrate that no other resources are available to address their particular needs, describing in detail the circumstances that merit the award of the scholarship. The personal statement should also include a discussion of each applicant’s personal, educational, and career goals. Finally, applicants must include a description of their anticipated course loads (part-time or full-time status) for the upcoming academic year.
Applicants should append to their personal statements a detailed list of anticipated disability-related expenses. These expenses can include costs incurred for personal care, specialized equipment, medications, etc.
By signing below, I certify that the information submitted on this application is true to the best of my knowledge and that if substantial changes occur, I must notify the application committee in writing.