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Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities – Apply by January 17

Information courtesy of Wells Fargo

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo has announced a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. Recipients will receive a $2,500 award for full-time study or a $1,250 award for half-time study. Applications are due by January 17, 2017, or until the first 700 applications are submitted, whichever comes first.

Applicants must:

  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
Applications are due by January 17, 2017 or until 700 applications are submitted
Apply here

For questions or help accessing the application, email pwdscholarship@scholarshipamerica.org or call 1-844-402-0357. Good luck!

Doug Schmidt
Act Team Coordinator
The Fifth Freedom Network