I collapsed into a nearby chair and buried my head in my hands. Since I’d been promoted to junior partner in my law firm, I’d been too busy to notice any changes in Britney except for the fact that she no longer hung out with Marty, Alicia, or Claire. I couldn’t remember the last time I saw her report card. Had her grades suffered, hampering her chances of winning a scholarship to the university for the following year? Had she already been denied?
I am blind-a blind social worker working with people who are blind. I read the above passage assuming a perspective of shared vulnerability, for I hear these words, or words like these, from people struggling with vision loss. I empathize, not only as a social worker, but as one who lost connection and forfeited the belief that I was entitled to a full life. Blindness is trauma and its expression of anxious apartness is as universal as sight is individual. But the above passage was spoken, not by a young blind woman, but by a college-aged victim of date rape.
Applicants are eligible for a scholarship if they are currently attending or have been accepted by a college or university in Texas, have shown excellent scholastic performance in their corresponding field of study, and are of Hellenic heritage.
Sumid Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students interested in studying theatre arts and whose legal residence is within these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
You must be able to demonstrate financial neediness to be eligible for a Sumid Scholarship.
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To be eligible for the Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent or Ottawa counties majoring in a health service-related field at any accredited Michigan college or university.
One such effort is the awarding of $50,000 in scholarships since 2002 to 57 students at independent campuses across the state through the Indiana CPA Educational Foundation.
-The student must be a resident of Indiana
To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, [...]
To be eligible for the Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship, applicants must be full-time students at Kettering or transferring from Grand Rapids Community College to Kettering.
The scholarship, which was established to assist needy students in the arts, is based in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Open to: sophomore or junior art student and Indiana resident, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 in his/her [...]
To be eligible for the Ladies Literary Club Scholarship, students must be a resident of Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Allegan, Montcalm or Barry counties in Michigan majoring in literary arts at any accredited Michigan college [...]
To qualify for a scholarship, you must:
-Be a permanent resident of the State of Illinois (under the age of 30)
-Be accepted and plan to enroll in an accredited culinary school, college, or university
-Enrolled as a [...]
To be eligible for the Harry and Lucille Brown Scholarship, students must be residents of Kent County (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited college in the U.S.
The Kinnett Scholarship for College/Further Education, aimed at graduating seniors from NSSED-affiliated high schools, grants $1,000 scholarships to:
-Special Education students pursuing further education through college, vocational school, [...]
To be eligible for the Achille & Irene Despres, William and Andre Scholarship, students must be of Mexican heritage, reside in Kent or Ottawa counties, be attending an accredited college/university for undergraduate [...]
Schauer Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 by family and friends to honor the memory of this fine young man who lost his life in a tragic accident the summer before his senior year of high school.
It is the wish of the Schauer family that this scholarship be awarded to a college-bound high school senior for whom the award will truly make a difference.