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    Little People of America Scholarship Program

    Offered by Little People of America

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 4, 2024
    3 awards worth

    $250 - $1,000

    Grade level

    High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    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 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Little People of America Scholarship Program is funded by Little People of America (LPA), an organization that is dedicated “to improving the quality of life for people with dwarfism throughout their lives while celebrating with great pride Little People’s contribution to social diversity.” Every year, the Little People of America Scholarship Program awards between $250 and $1,000 to two undergraduates and one graduate student who either (a) have dwarfism or (b) are the immediate relatives of LPA members with dwarfism and are currently or will soon be attending a postsecondary institution. Bear in mind that scholarships will be given in order of preference to (1) members of LPA who have a medically diagnosed form of dwarfism, (2) immediate family members of those with dwarfism who are also paid members of LPA, and (3) individuals with dwarfism who are not members of LPA.

    If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Other Category

    Disability

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must either (a) be members of LPA with dwarfism, (b) be immediate relatives of LPA (Little People of America) members with dwarfism, or (c) have dwarfism themselves but not be members of LPA.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Little People of America at [email protected].

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