You could win a college scholarship worth $5,000+

grad-hatComcast Corporation is Easter Seals premier media partner – they provide $3 million of PSA air time to support our mission. Together, Comcast and NBCUniversal create and deliver programs that connect people and inspire positive and substantive change in the communities they serve.

Here’s one huge example: Right now applications are being accepted for 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded to students with disabilities who are pursuing communication or media-related degrees, and each recipient receives $5,625 for the tuition and fees at their college or university for the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2015. The scholarship is available to students enrolled at any of the following levels:

  • 2nd year associate students
  • undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • graduate students

You can download the application from the American Association of People with Disabilities website for a 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship. Applications must be submitted with the following supporting materials:

  • resume
  • transcript
  • letter of recommendation from a professor, academic advisor, or mentor

In addition, applicants must write a 300 to 350-word essay answering the following questions:

  • What inspired you to pursue a communications/media related degree?
  • How will you use your degree to positively impact the disability community?

All applications and supporting materials must be emailed to scholarship@aapd.com by 5 p.m. eastern time on Friday, April 24, 2015. What a wonderful opportunity –good luck to all applicants.


 

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