The scholarship, in the amount of $3,000 per recipient, is paid in installments of $1,500 per semester for any year the student is enrolled in college. The scholarship is presented to an individual who intends to pursue a career related to the field of intellectual or other developmental disabilities such as behavioral sciences, social work, nursing, healthcare administration and management or psychology. The funds must be claimed within a four (4) year period from the time the scholarship was awarded. Two (2) scholarships are presented annually. Student must be enrolled full-time in any year of their college education. Student's training must be in a field related to intellectual or other developmental disabilities. Students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships. Student must be a New York State resident and/or attending a college or university in New York State. Submit completed application, signed by the Department Chairperson, and one (1) letter of recommendation from a current academic instructor.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Not reported

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
New Mexico
Area of Study
Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing, Special Education, Social Services, Therapy/Rehabilitation
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor


The Arc New York
29 British American Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Latham, NY , 12110
(518) 439-8311

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