USI's Epi-Hab Center for Disability Studies in the Division of Outreach and Engagement is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Epi-Hab Scholarship program. One student from each of USI's colleges and one student from the University Division/Bachelor of General Studies program will receive $1,000 for tuition, books, or living expenses.
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of three semester hours at USI at the time of application and award, have at least 12 completed semester hours at USI or transferred 12 completed semester hours to USI, and have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate).
Students who have a disability or assist individuals with disabilities in either their personal lives or workplace are encouraged to apply.
To apply, students must complete an Epi-Hab application, compose an essay, and provide two letters of recommendation.
A committee will review each application and will select scholarship recipients based on the content and originality of their essay.
The application deadline is Friday, January 31. Scholarship winners will be announced during Honors Week in March 2014.
For more information, contact Andrea Sinnett, administrative associate USI's Division of Outreach and Engagement, at 812/464-1829 or firstname.lastname@example.org.