Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Deaf News:: SCHOLARSHIP: Application for Wheeler Scholarship awards now online 3/18/11

The Ned C. Wheeler Scholarship Foundation for the Deaf is pleased to announce that scholarships of $1,000 to $1,500 are available this spring for the 2011-2012 academic year, with a deadline of June 30 to apply. 

The organization has awarded scholarships to deserving deaf students in colleges and universities for more than 30 years.  Awards are given based on student grades, financial need, and maintaining a full time status. 

Criteria for qualifying includes three years residency in Utah, GPA of 2.5 or higher with no Ds or Fs in the last three years, proof of deafness, and more.

Eligible candidates for the scholarships need to apply now and gather up all required documentation to be sent in well before the deadline. 

Applications are available at the UAD website, www.uad.org.  On the home page, scroll down near the bottom right hand corner where you see the Ned C. Wheeler Scholarship Foundation for the Deaf information.  Click on “Application.”

For further information or to request an application, contact Valerie Kinney at vkinney@comcast.net or call her by VP, 801-784-6962.

Valerie Kinney, Secretary
Ned C. Wheeler Scholarship Foundation for the Deaf
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