If you’re an international student and use mobility equipment then you will want to apply for this scholarship! Mobility equipment can include a power wheelchair, manual wheelchair, or a mobility scooter, and students must be studying at a recognized American or Canadian university or college in a three or four year undergraduate program. Students from the United States and Canada are eligible to apply.
To apply for this scholarship you must submit a 500-word essay that answers the following question:
“Describe how you have demonstrated leadership in your community or school environment, and how it has helped you build your life skills.”
All applications must be received before December 15th. One lucky student will be notified in January if they are the $1500 winner.
This scholarship is through Silver Cross, a company founded in 1993 that specializes in mobility and accessibility products and resources. The purpose of this scholarship is “is to make a meaningful contribution in the life of those students who use wheelchairs for mobility purposes during the course of completing their education.”
You can find more information on eligibility and how to apply for the Silver Cross Stair Lifts Scholarship here.