2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship

The American Association of People with Disabilities is pleased to announced that we are accepting applications for the 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship.  We are offering four scholarships, which can be used for for the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2015, to 2nd year associate students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing communication or media-related degrees.  Each recipient will receive $5,625 for the tuition and fees at their college or university.

Students will need to provide us the following items to apply for the scholarship:

  • Completed 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship application (download from the AAPD website here)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Two 300-350 word essays answering the following questions:
    • What inspired you to pursue a communications/media related degree?
    • How will you use your degree to positively impact the disability community?
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor, academic advisor, or mentor

All applications and supporting materials should be emailed to scholarship@aapd.com by 5:00PM on Friday, April 24, 2015 in an accessible format.




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