- Renewable: Unknown
- Number of Awards: 2
- Award Amount: $3,000
- Website: https://www.thearcny.org/about/scholarship-awards
- Phone: 518-439-8311
- Fax: 518-439-1893
- Email: Scholarships@thearcny.org
- Address: 29 British American Blvd Suite 2 Latham, NY 12110
The James F. Reville Scholarship is created for full-time college students who are residents of New York or will be attending a college in New York.
The James F. Reville Scholarship fund noticed the importance of helping young learners reach higher education goals, especially in the field of intellectual or other developmental disabilities.
In order to be accepted as an eligible candidate for this scholarship, you need to follow the application deadline and submit all the required documentation before January 21st.
The scholarship amount is $3,000 per recipient and the fund offers two scholarships per year.
It will be paid in installments of $1,500.00 per semester.
The funds must be claimed within a four year period from the time the scholarship was awarded.
James F. Reville scholarship eligibility criteria are the following:
An eligible candidate is a person who intends to pursue a career related to the field of intellectual or other developmental disabilities such as behavioral sciences, social work, nursing, healthcare administration, and management or psychology.
A student must be enrolled full-time in any year of their college education.
A student must be a New York State resident.
Students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships.
You are encouraged to apply if you find yourself eligible for this amazing award.
Those who do not meet the criteria should not apply for it.
How to Apply
The application process is easy, and the only thing you need to do is to meet the requirements.
You need to submit a completed application which must be signed by the Department Chairperson.
You are supposed to provide one signed letter of recommendation from a current academic instructor.
Also, you need to send an essay in which you will describe your education plans and answer the question, such as: how will your continued education positively impact your involvement in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities?
There are also some other questions to choose from if this one is not the most suitable for you, but they are all related to your experience with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.