disABLEDperson Essay Scholarship

Scholarship: disABLEDperson Fall 2019 Essay Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities


  • Student must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university in the United States of America (high school students do not qualify).
  • Must be a matriculated student and attending school full-time (students who are not attending school full-time will be accepted as long as the part-time attendance is due to their disability and not their financial situation.
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen.

Essay Prompt:
Read the article: “A ruling from the Seventh Circuit court of Appeals” as told by the National Law Review (dated Tuesday, August 20, 2019) and answer the essay prompt below in your essay (any essay that does not answer the prompt will be disqualified):

Do you believe that “Obesity” should be classified as a disability under the ADA?

Award: $2,500

Deadline: October 31, 2019

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