Anne Ford Scholarship

The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelorrsquos degree program. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who:

  • Articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy
  • Is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals
  • Participates in school and community activities
  • Has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals
  • Plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD
  • Excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD

To be eligible for the Anne Ford Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelorrsquos degree
  • Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability
  • Please Note: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder alone is not considered to be a learning disability eligible candidates with AD/HD must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability.
Provider Information

(301) 966-2234
1220 L Street, NW Ste. 100 Box #168 Washington, DC 20005