Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys Announces the Annual “Achievements and Abilities” Scholarship for Students with or Affected by Cerebral Palsy
The annual Achievements and Abilities scholarship is for financial assistance designed to simultaneously increase awareness about cerebral palsy (CP) and celebrate the achievements and abilities of those with or affected by cerebral palsy. Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys will award one scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to an undergraduate or graduate university student who has cerebral palsy or has a family member with cerebral palsy.
The 2016 Achievements and Abilities Scholarship will be presented to a single applicant who submits the required application and its accompanying essay by the deadline, July 31, 2016.
Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
- Be an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited U.S. university who has cerebral palsy and/or an immediate family member with cerebral palsy
- Enrolled as a full time student and have a current grade point average of a 3.0 or higher
Applicants must submit by 5:00 PM (CST) on July 31, 2016
- A complete application: Click here for the 2016 Achievements and Abilities Scholarship Application Form
- An essay reflecting upon or discussing the effect of cerebral palsy on the applicant’s life
- An official copy of the applicant’s current transcript confirming that he or she meets the aforementioned eligibility requirements
The finished application, essay, and official transcript must be mailed or emailed (as a PDF) to the following address:
Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys
Bloomfield Hills Office
122 Concord Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
- Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys will announce the winner of the Achievements and Abilities scholarship winner on August 31st, 2016.
- $1,500 scholarship must be used for university tuition and/or related academic expenses
- A $1,500 check will be made payable to the scholarship recipient’s school for the use of the aforementioned purposes
Scholarship recipients will provide all necessary personal information to Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys and authorize the firm to publish the name and essays of the winners on one or more firm websites and marketing materials. Upon accepting the scholarship, the applicant will allow Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys to use his or her name, university, and picture to announce the scholarship winners.
Christine Hann, University of Phoenix
Click here to learn more about the scholarship’s history.