Schoettler Scholarshp for Visually Impaired Students
Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students
Applicants must currently have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale during the academic year in which the award is received.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in 6.1 units or more as a CSU undergraduate or graduate student in any major field and must remain enrolled in 6.1 units or more during the academic year in which the award is received.
Applicants must have a visual disability and provide verification from a medical health professional, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations. (Please note that the disability must be such that it impedes the educational process and necessitates accommodations, support services, or programs.)
The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 by Mr. Schoettler, a successful businessman from Mountain View, California, who was blind for the last eight years of his life.
*Application deadline: *Applications are accepted on a year-round basis. Contact the financial aid department at your campus.
Award amount: Thirty-six (36) scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded for the academic year.
How to apply: Applications are available through the campus financial aid office. Financial aid offices should provide information about the availability of this scholarship to the services for students with disabilities office. Campuses may nominate as many candidates as they like. Students who have previously been nominated and/or awarded the Schoettler scholarship may continue to apply each year they meet the qualifications.
Completed applications submitted by the campus financial aid office to the CSU Foundation must include the following:
- Scholarship applicant information form
- A medical health professional’s verification of visual disability, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations using the “Confirmation of Visual Disability” form
- A brief personal statement describing the applicant’s background, personal achievements, challenges encountered, educational pursuits, and goals and aspirations for the future
For more information please follow the link and you’ll find the above scholarship at the bottom of the page: https://www.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/support-the-csu/foundation/Pages/csu-scholarships.aspx#schoettler
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