Kinnett Scholarships for College/Further Education

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    April 03, 2024
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    NSSED Foundation
    P.O. Box 2575
    Northbrook, IL 60065-2575
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    The purpose of the NSSED Foundation Kinnett Scholarship for College/Further Education is to provide financial assistance for graduating high school seniors to accomplish one of two specific goals: to aid students whose intention is to pursue a college degree in the area of special education; or to aid students receiving special education services to pursue their choice of further education, whether through a college or vocational school. Any graduating senior from an NSSED affiliated high school program who fits one of the aforementioned purposes is eligible to apply.

    Students applying for a scholarship are required to submit a completed application, as well as a written essay indicating both the reason that the student deserves to receive the scholarship and the student’s plan for further education. In addition, the students are required to submit: a list of student and community activities in which they have been involved, including service to children and/or families with disabilities; a list of awards or accomplishments; two letters of recommendation, one personal and one from a high school teacher or administrator; and a transcript indicating academic achievement.

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