Being disabled might bring a different set of challenges in one’s life, and it is never easy for such students who are having disabilities to lead a normal college life. Unlike normal students, disabled ones have extra worries such as having difficulties with fitting into life outside from their comfort zone, combat freshers flu, struggle with changing timetables, dealing with bullies and managing studies, etc. Apart from these, the main problem that most students deal with is increasing study costs. The cost of education is a significant barrier on the way to gaining proper education for disabled students. Bottar Law, PLLC understands the struggles of students with physical or learning disabilities. To help them eliminate the hurdles available on their path of education, this firm has designed a fantastic funding program. This scholarship will be granted twice annually to a recent high school graduate having physical or learning disabilities.
This scholarship is worth $2,500 and intends to encourage disabled students to go toward their educational dreams regardless of the challenges that life has thrown on them. This funding scheme will assist them in overcoming their financial challenges and achieving their study goals. In the collegiate environment, a student has to make many crucial decisions such as what to study, where to stay, and how to pay for expenses without breaking the bank. To make things easier for disabled students, this opportunity has been presented by Bottar Law Firm. Applications are open until July 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester. All candidates are required to mail their application with required documents on or before these dates.
Bottar Law, PLLC is regarded as the largest law firm in Central New York. It has been devoted to representing injured patients, workers, motorists, and consumers in their fight for justice. This firm came into existent in 1983 and has succeeded in gaining a good reputation as one of New York‘s preeminent personal injury law firms. It holds the history of record recoveries for thousands of seriously injured clients and their families, consisting of one of the largest plaintiff’s injury verdicts in New York State history.
Refer to the table below for further details:
|Organization||Bottar Law PLLC|
|Educational Level||Recent high school graduate|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Application Deadline||July 1 and December 1|
|Requirements||Unofficial copy of high school transcript; verification of physical or learning disability; evidence of enrollment; evidence of financial need; and essay.|
Who is Eligible?
Please meet the following requirements of this program:
- Applicants must be high school graduate;
- Aspirants must be in academic “good standing” with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0+ on a 4-point scale (or equivalent);
- Candidates should be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university or community college in the United States;
- Entrants should have documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible), and demonstrated financial need.
How to Apply?
To be considered for this funding opportunity, please send your application with the required documents given below via mail to:
Bottar Law, PLLC, ATTN: Scholarship, 1600 AXA Tower II, 120 Madison Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.
- Unofficial copy of high school transcript;
- Verification of physical or learning disability;
- Evidence of enrollment;
- Evidence of financial need; and
This scholarship is offered twice annually to students. The total value of this program is $2,500 that will be given to eligible students to cover study-related expenses. The winners can invest received fund in their educational endeavours and make their learning journey hassle-free.
There are two deadlines: July 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester. Apply for this program on or before these dates.