Scholarship Application


 

The application for our 2022 scholarship will open in January.  Please check back here for updates.  

 

2022 Scholarship Application

Scholarship

  • Scholarships are awarded annually in the amount of $500 to $2,500
  • Historically, approximately 20% of applicants are awarded a scholarship.
  • Awardees may apply the scholarship funds towards the following:
    • Tuition
    • Books
    • Testing
    • Tutoring
    • Assistive technology
    • Other resources required to obtain accommodations

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be either a high school student or a post-high school student, who will be attending an accredited undergraduate school, technical school, or community college in the United States in the Fall of 2022.  Graduate students are not eligible.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a degree in STEM field (science, technology, engineering, math)
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia or similar reading and/or language-based disability . 

 Application Process

  • Our scholarship application process is online utilizing the SM Apply program. 
  • Resources required for completing the application:
    • Personal email address (not a school email address)
    • Recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor, other school personnel, or reading specialist, who knows you well and can speak to your challenges and successes relative to your learning challenge.
    • Documentation of your learning challenge such as a 504, IEP or one-page letter from a teacher or counselor
    • Most recent transcript, official or unofficial

 Application Timeline

  • January 1, 2022: application program opens
  • February 28, 2022: application program closes at 2 pm Mountain Time
  • May 31, 2022: applicants are notified on their request for a scholarship no later than this date
  • Summer 2022: scholarships are paid out for Fall 2022

Application
All applications must be submitted via SM Apply. Click Here for a sample application so you know what questions are being asked before you start your online application.

Click here to apply for the scholarship

Assistance
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