Scholarships available for students with disabled parents
Through the Looking Glass is offering two scholarships for high school seniors or college students who have parents with disabilities. A total of 15 $1,000 scholarships will be given out in the fall 2013.
There are separate requirements for high school seniors and college students:
High School Seniors
To be eligible, a student must be a high school graduate (or graduating senior) by the summer of 2013, planning to attend a two-year or four-year college in the fall of 2013 in pursuit of an AA, AS, BA or BS degree, and have at least one parent with a disability.
To be eligible, a student must be currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college in the fall of 2012 in pursuit of an AA, BA or BS degree, be 21 years of age or younger as of March 11, 2013, and have at least one parent with a disability.
Selection criteria for both scholarships include academic performance, community activities and service, letter of recommendation and an essay describing the experience of growing up with a parent with a disability.
All application materials must be postmarked by March 11, 2013.
For more information and to download an application, visit Through the Looking Glass's website here: http://fifthfreedom.org/u/kw.