AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship October 30th, 2019


The American Association on Health and Disability (www.aahd.us) is accepting applications for the Frederick J. Krause Scholarship for undergraduate (sophomore standing and above) and graduate students with disabilities who are majoring in a field related to disability and health

Deadline: November 15, 2019 

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CRITERIA: The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to deserving students with a disability, pursuing undergraduate/ graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Sophomore in college) in an accredited college or university. Preference is given to students majoring in a field related to disability and health, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education, occupational therapy, physical therapy and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.
Applicant must have a disability and enrolled FULL TIME as an undergraduate student (sophomore standing and above) or enrolled PART TIME or FULL TIME in a graduate school. Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the US and enrolled in an accredited US university. Funds are limited to under $1,000.
FUNDING INFORMATION: Funds are limited to under $1,000. The AAHD Board of Directors Scholarship Committee will evaluate each of the applicants and make a decision in December of each calendar year. The 2019-2020 Scholarship Award will be awarded January 2020. It is the discretion of the Scholarship Committee to determine how many scholarships will be awarded each year and the amount of each scholarship.
Applicant must provide a Personal Statement, 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.
Applicant must provide two (2) Letters of Recommendation (One must be from a faculty member or academic advisor). Letters may be sent by U. S. mail or by email attachment as pdf and should include the signature of the faculty member or advisor, and the name of student should appear in the subject line of the email.
Applicant must provide an official copy of college transcript, which should be mailed
to AAHD in a sealed envelope.
Applicant must agree to allow AAHD to use their name, picture and/or story in future
scholarship materials.
APPLICATION WEBSITE:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHl4_GQSH8qs8hLZmL5FJd_HxyzCAhKiGx1CYqj8fQvxy_Mg/viewform
If you prefer, you may download and complete this application form and mail it along with all of your supporting materials, in one envelope, to:
Scholarship Committee
American Association on Health and Disability
110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J
Rockville, MD 20850

PDF Form: https://www.aahd.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/AAHDScholarship2019-20._fillable.pdf

Only completed applications will be considered and must be postmarked and/or received by email no later than November 15, 2019.


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