The Cameron Ford Watts Scholarship was established in 1993 in memory of Cameron Ford Watts. His parents, Rip Watts and Sandra Watts, both of Clarksville Tennessee, wanted to establish this endowed scholarship as a way to positively impact other individuals with disabilities. The deadline for this scholarship is April 1st each year.
Mid-Tennessee Council of the Blind
The Applicant Must:
- be a resident of middle Tennessee or attend college in middle Tennessee;
- be legally blind/vision impaired according to standard definition (documentation from physician or school disability office required);
- have completed at least one semester of college or vocational instruction at a state approved school in Tennessee;
- have at least two semesters of education to complete;
- have a 2.5 GPA based on 4.0 scale (proof of grades required).
The deadline for this scholarship varies. Mid-Tennessee Council of the Blind
2018-2019 TN-AHEAD 4-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
- Must be a resident of Tennessee and registered with the institution’s disability services office.
- Must have completed a minimum for 40 hours of college credit at the time of application.
- Must be enrolled at a four-year institution during the award period for a minimum of nine (9) credit hours.
- Must be currently enrolled for a minimum of nine (9) credit hours.
- Minimum of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) collegiate GPA and be in good standing.
- Provide two (2) letters of recommendation with at least one (1) from a faculty member.
- Nomination by a TN-AHEAD member.
- Entire application must be completed, including certification from the Disability Services Provider as well as the required essay. You may use additional pages as needed.
Established in 2002, the recipient of this scholarship must be registered in the Office of Disability Services, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be enrolled full-time. The recipient must also bea sophomore, junior or senior student. Applications will be reviewed by a committee from the Clarksville Downtown Civitan Club. Civitan's major focus is to assist individuals with disabilities.
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