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.