The Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas is seeking applicants for its annual Ralph G. Norman Scholarship. The Ralph G. Norman Scholarship is awarded in the amount of $2,500 to an individual with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in the Fall Semester at a university, two-year community college, or a vocational/technical training program. The ideal scholarship recipient is an individual who:
ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION CRITERIA
To be eligible for the Ralph G. Norman scholarship, the applicant must:
The top 10 candidates as selected by the LDAA scholarship committee will be presented to members of the board who will select three candidates who have overcome academic challenges related to their learning disabilities.
The $2,500 scholarship is paid in two installments: a $1,250 installment in the fall and a $1,250 installment in the spring. The payment is made directly to the university, college or vocational/technical program the individual is attending. In the event the scholarship recipient withdraws or separates from the institution or program during the Fall Semester; any unused scholarship funds will be refunded to LDAA. The scholarship will not continue if the recipient withdraws or separates from the institution or program prior to the Spring Semester.
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
Applicants are encouraged to apply online. If you would prefer to download the scholarship and submit by mail, please click here: Scholarship Application 2019
If submitting by mail, all required materials must be postmarked in one packet to be considered for the scholarship. Completed packets should be mailed to:
Ralph G. Norman Scholarship
Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas
P.O. Box 23514
Little Rock, AR 72211
Or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed applications must be submitted or postmarked by March 31, 2019.
Please note that materials submitted as part of the application process will not be returned.