Since 2004, INCIGHT has awarded more than 850 scholarships to students with disabilities pursuing education. These scholars are enrolled in Community College, University, Vocational School and Graduate Programs. Students who demonstrate outstanding service to their community and overcome personal obstacles are awarded scholarships from INCIGHT. After graduation, many scholars return to INCIGHT to participate in program opportunities and volunteer.
The exact number of awards and the total amount of money to be awarded in 2019 will be determined during the selection process, at the sole discretion of INCIGHT .
Additional Selection CriteriaEligibility:
All students who plan to begin or are currently attending post-secondary studies at colleges or trade/professional schools are eligible for these grants provided the students are current Oregon, California or Washington residents. The applicant must have a disability, be enrolled, and remain in "good-standing." For more information about eligibility please visit incight.org/education/scholarship.
The Incight application can be found at https://www.incight.org/scholarship
There are three essential parts of this application, and all must be received in order for The INCIGHT Scholarship Review Committee to consider an application. The deadline for completed applications is April 1, 2019.
- The completed Application Form that contains basic information about the applicant.
- A letter of recommendation written by someone (not a parent or guardian) who is familiar with the challenges of your disability. They should speak to how you push past your barriers and pursue your dreams. This should be formatted as a PDF to upload during the application.
- Completed essay questions.
We highly recommend you review the short essay questions below before you begin the application. As these questions take some thought, consider writing out your answers prior to starting the application. Your application will time out after an extended period of inactivity, and there is currently no way to save your progress without submitting.
What are your goals for the coming school year? (150 words)
What are your dreams professionally and personally? (250 words)
Describe how "Handicrap" is or is not a part of your life. (150 words)
The definition of Handicrap is: 1. a limiting belief, adopted as reality. 2. an unfair judgment, based on perception.
How do you see yourself positively influencing your community after graduation? (150 words)
Please choose one of the following questions: (150 words)
1. How have you learned to be a self-advocate?
2. How has your volunteer experience prepared you for college?
April 1, 2019
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