Student Disability Resources Scholarships
The Student Disability Resources awards scholarship support to both first-year and upper-level students. Students must apply by April 30th each year via the Student Disability Resources Scholarship Application form provided on the Web (www.equity.psu.edu/ods/students/scholarship_info.asp). Students must have disability documentation on file. Students who have completed the FAFSA receive maximum consideration.
Students must have a cumulative Penn State University GPA of 2.5 or higher.
b. Students must have been enrolled in a degree program at any Penn State University location for at least one semester.
c. Students must be enrolled for the number of credits required in the scholarship guidelines in order to receive the scholarship award. (If for any reason a student is not enrolled during a semester for which the student received an award, the award money will be returned to the scholarship account.For example, if a student graduates at the end of the Fall semester, the amount awarded for Spring will be returned to the scholarship account).
2. Disability Information:
All scholarship applicants must be determined by the University to have a disability according to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Rehab. Act), 1973, or the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008. Along with the scholarship application, students must submit one of two letters as verification of their disability:
Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for determination of financial need for each academic year.
Terms of Award:
Scholarship applications submitted during the Spring semester are for awards for the Fall and Spring semesters of the following academic year.
Students must meet all of the criteria set forth in the scholarship guidelines in order to be eligible for:
Delta Chi Disabled Student Grant Fund
Delta Gamma Golden Anchor Award
Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship
Polis Charitable Foundation - Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation
Perrotta Family - Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation
David E. Gallagher - Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Memorial
Bobbi Coulter Rich Scholarship
William Arthur Vogely Award Fund in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The Charles T. and Ella Fowler Douds Scholarship Fund
David R. Martino Memorial Scholarship
Virginia G. Rimer Memorial Scholarship
Jason C. and Martin Lee Stone Scholarship in Honor of Solveig and Frederick Samuel Dietz
Student Disability Resources
The Pennsylvania State University
116 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814 863-1807 (V/TTY); Fax: 814 863-3217