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Scholarship Application

The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm PST. There will be no deadline extensions, no exceptions.

2020 CAPED Scholarship Application

PART 1: GENERAL APPLICATION

Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal

Choose Scholarship(s)

*Before you apply, check General Eligibility Requirements and “Eligibility Alerts” on the Scholarship Descriptions page

Standard Essay Questions

Complete each question below by uploading an attachment of your typed responses. Save your attachments with the following naming format: Last Name, First Name_attachment type. For example: Smith, John_Essay 1.
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Describe your progress towards meeting your educational and/or vocational goals. Limit your response to a maximum of 250 words. Indicate your full name and Essay 1 on the top of your essay. For example: John Smith, Essay 1
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How do you manage your disability? Limit your response to a maximum of 500 words. Indicate your full name and Essay 2 on the top of your essay. For example: John Smith, Essay 2

PART 2: SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAYS

Complete the supplemental essay question(s) required by the specific scholarship(s) for which you are applying. Please indicate your name and the specific scholarship(s) for which you are applying at the top of each of your attachment(s). For example: John Smith, Susan Bunch Memorial Scholarship Save your attachment(s) with the following naming format: Last Name, First Name_attachment type. For example: Smith, John_Supplemental Essay Susan Bunch Memorial Scholarship.
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Describe the assistive technology software/hardware you are using to access your course materials. Identify the software/hardware you are applying for and how you will implement it. Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words.
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Please describe how you are making a positive difference in the lives of students with mental health conditions. Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words.
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Describe how your campus and/or community involvement supports your academic achievement. Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words.
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How will the skills and tools you develop in college support your career goals? Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words.
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Describe the strategies you have used to overcome your math challenges. Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words. *The awardee’s response will be published and featured in the CAPED Communiqué.
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Describe how you have demonstrated leadership skills and dedication to the advancement of educational opportunities for students with disabilities in postsecondary education. Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words.
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What knowledge would you impart to an incoming college student with a learning disability in an effort to enhance his/her/their success or college experience? Limit your response to a maximum of 750 words.

PART 3: VERIFICATION & RECOMMENDATION DOCUMENTS

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Current unofficial transcripts are required. Save your transcripts with the following naming format: Last Name, First Name_Transcripts. For example: Smith, John_Transcripts.
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One letter of recommendation from a college/university instructor/professor (not a disability specialist or counselor) is required. This letter must describe your academic achievements and your ability to meet scholastic responsibilities.This letter must be signed by the person writing it (electronic signatures will be accepted). Save your letter of recommendation with the following naming format: Last Name, First Name_Letter of Recommendation. For example: Smith, John_Letter of Recommendation.
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Download Disability Certification Form. Ask your college/university Disability Office to complete and sign form.Note: We cannot accept any other form of disability verification. Save your Disability Certification Form with the following naming format: Last Name, First Name_Disability Certification. For example: Smith, John_Disability Certification.

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