For the eighth consecutive year, Friends of Allegany Arc is excited to announce they will be offering a scholarship to one person in the graduating class of 2016. The scholarship is open to all Allegany County High School students planning to attend college full-time in the Fall of 2016.
Friends of Allegany Arc was established in 1995 to ensure
appropriate financial resources exist to protect and expand the opportunities
available to the individuals the Arc serves. The Friends Board donates needed
monies to individuals in order to promote and improve services for all people
with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
for the scholarship includes that the applicant must be a high school senior
currently attending school, a resident of Allegany County and plan on entering
college to pursue a degree in a field to work with people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities (i.e. Human Services Field, Special Education,
Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA),
Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), and Speech Therapy).
must be typed or printed legibly and be received by May 2, 2016 to be considered
for eligibility. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Two letters of
recommendation must be included with the application in sealed envelopes with
appropriate signatures from someone who knows your academic and/or community
work (teachers, advisors, employers, church member, coach, etc.). Letters from
relatives will not be accepted.
scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded. For more information on the scholarship
or to download the application, please visit Allegany Arc’s website at www.AlleganyArc.org.