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Lou Fontana Scholarship

Scholarship Description

SELECTION CRITERIA:

• Student Grade Point Average
• Work experience with people with disabilities (paid and/or volunteer)
• Resume
• “Statement of Commitment” to working with students with disabilities

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

• Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Maine system who are matriculating toward a degree in teaching Special Education, preferably in the area of Severe Disabilities, but anyone pursuing a degree in Special Education will be considered. Preference may be given to applicants following a non-traditional path to the profession.

APPLICATIONS:

Applications must include one (1) copy of each of the following:

• A profile of the applicant’s background (100-150 words) which can serve as the basis of a press release
• Up-to-date copies of transcripts
• A completed resume
• A written “Statement of Commitment” to working with students with disabilities
• A cover letter that states how this scholarship will assist the student in completing studies in teaching Special Education

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 750

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.madsec.org/

Sponsoring Organization Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities (MADSEC)
50 Industrial Drive
Augusta, ME 04351

Contact Person: Pamela W. Ouellette - Administrative Assistant

Phone: 207-626-3380

Fax: 207-626-3347

Web: http://www.madsec.org/

Email:

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