Dorothy Dykema Endowed Scholarship
TIME: To be announced at the College of Education and Human Services Honors Day and to be awarded at the Guy A. Renzaglia Lecture and Rehabilitation Institute Awards Ceremony.
PURPOSE: To recognize and support an outstanding graduate student with motivation and concern to work for improvements in services for persons with disabilities.
- The applicant must submit an essay, not exceeding 1000 words, addressing his/her goals on improvements in services for disabled persons. An interview may be required.
- Preference shall be given to a student who:
- Has a physical disability. Preference will be given to a person with a visual disability.
- Is in a Masters or Doctoral program in the field of Rehabilitation, Psychology or Social Work.
- Financial need of the student will be considered but will not be the single-most important factor.
- By a friend.
- By a University faculty or staff member.
- Letter of application.
- Essay (not to exceed 1,000 words) on goals for improvement in services for disabled persons.
- Any other supporting document, e.g., letters of support, vita, etc.
SUBMISSION: Nominations to be considered must be delivered to the Director of Rehabilitation Institute.