|Type||Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund awards two $500 awards each year. In the past, we've asked applicants to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges, and much more.|
Participants must meet the following criteria:
|How to Apply||
Please submit a 'visual' poem, in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less.
For application instructions and mailing instructions please visit http://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/.
|Priority Date||Postmarked by May 5, 2014|
There is no formal printed application, all information is on the web page. Will not accept faxed or emailed applications, or express mail. Send application via regular mail.