AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability 2016

AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability 2016

Applications are invited for disability scholarship available to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies in an accredited university. Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States.

The mission of the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health and wellness for people with disabilities and identify effective intervention strategies that reduce health disparities between people with disabilities and the general population.

In order to be considered applicant must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student and completed one full year of college, and is currently in their 2nd year of study in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post-graduate degree.

Course Level: The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Junior in college) in an accredited university.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to students who are pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Scholarship Award: Funds are limited to under $1,000.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving  student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.

  • Important:applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school student entering college in the fall of 2016 is not eligible to apply.
  • Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act.
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time undergraduate student and completed one full year of college, and is currently in their 2nd year of study in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post-graduate degree.
  • Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.
  • Preference will be given to students with a history of community service and/or volunteer activities.
  • Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States and enrolled in an accredited United States university.

Nationality: Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student and completed one full year of college, and is currently in their 2nd year of study in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post-graduate degree.

How to Apply: Applicants should attach their application, supporting materials, etc. and email to scholarship-at-aahd.us. Place “2016-17 Scholarship” in the subject line. (Please use MS Word for their personal statement and MS Word, if at all possible, and/or PDF for all other documents that are emailed as attachments).  If this is not possible

  • Applicant must provide a Personal Statement (maximum 2 pages, double-spaced), including brief personal history, educational/career goals, extra-curricular activities, and reasons why they should be selected by the AAHD Scholarship Committee. This statement must be written solely by the applicant.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) Letters of Recommendation (One must be from a teacher or academic advisor). Letters may be sent by U. S. mail or by email attachment and should include the signature of the teacher or advisor, and the name of the student should appear in the subject line of the email.
  • Applicant must provide an official copy of college transcript, which should be mailed to AAHD in a sealed envelope.
  • Applicant must have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability from a specialist (physician, educator, et. al).
  • Applicant must agree to allow AAHD to use his/her name, photo and/or story in future scholarship materials.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Only completed applications will be considered and must be postmarked and/or received by email no later than November 15, 2016.

Scholarship Link

1 Comment

  1. ABOMSA GELETO CHEBSI

    July 6, 2016 at 10:54 AM

    Dear sir / madam my name is Abomsa Geleto Chebsi ,I am 26yrs old ,I have deploma clinical nursing ,in am Ethiopian but now I am refugee in Kenya Under UNHCR please help me I interested school

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