The Society offers two scholarships for college students.
Society members, or an unmarried child or grandchild of a member who is working toward a degree in a disability-related field can apply for the H.O.P.E Scholarship. The scholarship committee awards up to two scholarships each year through the SHC Endowment Fund. The scholarships for 2020 will be in the amount of $1,000. This is a one year, non-renewable scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a disability-related field.
Sharon and Kristine Dunham Scholarship
Non-traditional students who are seeking a degree in any area of study may apply for the Sharon and Kristine Dunham Scholarship. The Dunham siblings established the scholarship in 2014 to honor the memory of their sisters. The scholarship committee awards one, $1,000 scholarship each year. This is a one year, non-renewable scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and meet the application criteria for a non-traditional student. Ideally the applicant has connections to The Society either through work, family or community involvement.
Applications and Deadlines
The scholarships are awarded at The Society’s Annual Meeting. The 2020 deadline to apply is March 27, 2020. Interested applicants must complete the appropriate scholarship application form. Please request application by calling 330-722-1900 ext. 196 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .