Scholarship for People with Disabilities

Basic Information

Administrator: Courage Center Scholarship Committee
Scholarship Sponsor: Sally and Melvin Mooty
Address: 3915 Golden Valley Road, Minneapolis, MN 55422
Phone Number: 763-520-0553
Fax Number: 763-520-0861

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Additional Information

Amount of Scholarship: $500 to $1000
Number of Awards: 15
Available to Class Level: Freshman to Senior
Requirements: Applicants will need to identify how a scholarship will support their educational aspirations and career goals. Selection emphasis is placed on the applicants' intentions and achievements rather than solely on his/her graduation ranking.
Eligibility: U.S. Citizen; Minnesota resident or participant in Courage Center services; High school diploma or GED; Enrolled as an undergraduate student or in a technical college; attend an accredited institution; demonstrated abilit to be an achiever; demonstrated financial need and merit; maintain satisfactory academic progress; create a "Statement of Intention" essay; carry a minimum of full-time credits; provide periodic progress updates; personal interview is required of all finalists.
Minimum GPA: N/A
Minimum ACT: N/A
Minimum SAT: N/A
Due Date: May 31 of every year
Purpose of Award: The Scholarship is intended to assist people who have a sensory impairment or physical disabilty who want to pursue educational goals or gain technical experitse beyond high school.
Duration: 1 school year
Renewable: Must reapply
Applicaiton Online:
Application Fees: none
Scholarship History: The Scholarship for People with Disabilities was originated in 1987 by Sally and Melvin Mooty and has been administered by Courage Center Vocational Services Department.
Additional Information:

For further information and questions, contact:

Administrative Assistant, Vocational Services Department, Courage Center, 3915 Golden Valley Road, Minneapolis, MN 55422, or 763-520-0553.

Scholarship awards are subject to the approval of the Courage Center Scholarship Committee. Scholrships are awarded in July.