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1800 Wheelchair.com Scholarship

Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship now awards two $500 scholarships each year. For this scholarship period, we are going to repeat our visual contest. Please submit a 'visual poem', in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less. Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school. Age sixteen (16) years or older. Carry a status of “Good Standing” - i.e. currently enrolled. Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent). NOTE: There are no requirements in terms of physical disability or ability. All applications are welcome.
GPA minimum
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Application Instruction: 

Send all materials to:
1800wheelchair.com Scholarship
320 Roebling Street Suite 515
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Your application should include:

  • Typed copy of your submission (make sure to save a digital copy, so we can publish it, in the event that we decide to publish it.)
  • First & last name, email address & phone number printed at the top or back of each page
  • Statement or transcript of your Grade Point Average (GPA) - unofficial transcripts accepted
  • Students submitting their work should sign-up for our scholarship email list below
Posting Date: 
Monday, October 9, 2017