AAHDFrederick J. Krause Scholarship On Health And Disability

American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD)

Established in honor of Frederick J. Krause, this scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies in an accredited university. Applicant must be pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Must be enrolled full time as undergraduate student and completed one full year of college, and is currently in their 2nd year of study in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post graduate degree
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Residence:
    Must be a legal resident living in the United States (or US Citizen)
  • Citizenship:
    Must be a US citizen (or legal resident living in the United States)
  • College:
    Must be pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies in an accredited college or university
  • Major/Career:
    Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health
  • Extracurricular:
    Preference will be given to students with a history of community service and/or volunteer activities
  • Disability:
    Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Personal Statement (maximum 2 pages, double-spaced), including brief personal history, educational/career goals, extra-curricular activities, and reasons why they should be selected by the AAHD Scholarship Committee. This statement must be written solely by the applicant.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (One must be from a teacher or academic advisor). Letters may be sent by U. S. mail or by email attachment and should include the signature of the teacher or advisor, and the name of student should appear in the subject line of the email.
  • Other Materials:
    Must have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability from a specialist (physician, educator, et. al)

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