Mid-Hudson Coalition

An Association Committed to the Development of Direct Support Practice in Human Services

Below are some scholarship opportunities that are offered by The Arc of New York. 

They are all $1,500 for 2 semesters and have an application deadline of 1/15/2018.


ARTHUR W. PENSE--Scholarship for Physical or Occupational Therapy Degree Program Students

Eligibility Criteria:

• Student must be enrolled in a degree program in physical or occupational therapy and may include a 2-3 month fieldwork program as part of their degree

• Individuals currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships

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JAMES F. REVILLE---Scholarship for Full Time College Students in a ProgramRelated to the Field of I/DD

Eligibility Criteria:

• Student must be enrolled full-time in any year of their college education

• Student’s training must be in a field related to intellectual or other developmental disabilities

• Students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships

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JONATHAN WEINGOLD---Scholarship for The Arc New York Chapter Employees(Best choice for FT employees who are PT students!)

Eligibility Criteria:

• Nominee must be actively employed full time by a Chapter of The Arc New York.

• Employees/students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships

• Upon selection, employee/student must send confirmation of enrollment and course schedule

• Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credits hours per semester

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JOSEPH T. WEINGOLD---Scholarship for Special Education Students

Eligibility Criteria:

• Students must be enrolled in a New York State degree program, leading to a special education certification

• Students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships

• Upon selection, student must send confirmation of enrollment and course schedule

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