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Anne Ford Scholarship

Offered by National Center for Learning Disabilities

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 9, 2022
1 award worth

$2,500

Grade level

High School Senior

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

April 2024

Scholarship Overview

Do you have a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD and plan on obtaining a bachelor’s degree? If so, consider applying for the Anne Ford Scholarship! The Anne Ford Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a documented learning disability or ADHD who will enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program for the upcoming fall.

The scholarship is offered by the National Center for Learning Disabilities, a non-profit organization that provides leadership, public awareness, and grants to support research and innovative practices to assist those with learning disabilities. Each year, their Anne Ford Scholarship awards $2,500 to help one lucky student pay for their college costs. This scholarship can be renewed up to three times, totaling $10,000 over the course of a four-year bachelor’s program. If you have a learning disability or ADHD and want help funding your bachelor’s degree, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a graduating high school senior with a learning disability or ADHD who will be enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s degree program in the fall. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Academic Interest

Special Education

Other Category

Disability

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, documents to confirm their learning disability and/or ADHD, and the below application materials.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact National Center for Learning Disabilities at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Anne Ford Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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