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University of the District of Columbia Scholarships

4200 Connecticut Ave NW Tuition In/Out-State: $6,624 / $13,920 Total Fall Enrollment: 5,521
Washington , DC 20008 Books and Supplies: $1,400 Applicants Admitted: -
(202) 274-5012 On-campus Room and Board: - Receiving Aid of Some Type: 82%
http://www.udc.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $35 Receiving Institutional Aid: 9% , $5,805 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics

The HSC Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Description
The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of The HSC Foundation Scholarship. The HSC Foundation is a nonprofit organization servicing individuals with special social and healthcare needs. The Foundation is known for its broad focus and concern for children’s healthcare and urban issues. The purpose of the scholarship is to stimulate an interest and increase the number of professionals dedicated to serving citizens, specifically, children and youth with special health and social issues in the Washington metropolitan area. Scholarship Award: The HSC Foundation Scholarship shall be awarded in spring 2008 to nine (9) students, three (3) in each of the following four-year undergraduate programs: Language and Speech Pathology, Special Education, and Nursing (two years RN program, two years BSN completion program). The scholarship supports tuition, fees, books and educational supplies for two (2) years. Continuing eligibility for the award will be determined each semester. Awardees will be known as “HSC Scholars.” Eligibility: Applicants must reside and maintain residency in the District of Columbia, interested in serving citizens with disabilities in the District of Columbia; enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in Language and Speech Pathology, Special Education, or Nursing and continue to pursue the same degree; entering and accepted in his or her sophomore or junior year; and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5. Applicants must submit a typewritten double-spaced 500 word essay on one of the following topics: 1. “Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment. That is why the schools charged with educating African Americans have perhaps, the greatest, the deepest challenge of all.” Barbara Jordon, Lawyer and U.S. Congressperson Explain how the quotation is personally meaningful to you and your education at the University of the District of Columbia. 2. Choose a favorite movie, book, quote or quotation and explain how it personally impacted your education at the University of the District of Columbia. 3. Ronald Heifetz, one of the world’s leading authorities on leadership said: “People don’t learn by staring into a mirror; people learn by encountering difference.” Reflect on a situation at the University of the District of Columbia in which you encountered difference and describe the circumstance. What did this experience teach you? Applicants must submit three (3) letters of recommendation from persons other than family members who know the applicant well; one (1) letter from a president, dean, chairperson, teacher, professor, counselor, or a community leader. Applications must include official copies of school or college transcripts. Deadline before March 1 (if this date falls on a non workday the next business day applies).
Amount
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Number of Awards
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Renewable
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Renewal Criteria
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Award Criteria Requirements:

Financial need
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GPA
2.5
SAT
-
ACT
-
Class Standing
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State
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Other
Applicants must reside and maintain residency in the District of Columbia. Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in Language and Speech Pathology, Special Education, or Nursing and continue to pursue the same degree. Applicants must submit three (3) letters of recommendation from persons other than family members who know the applicant well; one (1) letter from a president, dean, chairperson, teacher, professor, counselor, or a community leader.
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