About the Scholarship

The graduating high school seniors who have documented learning disabilities and ADHD are awarded the Anne Ford Scholarship programs to support such students financially.

The scholarship program is administered and awarded by the National Center for Learning Disabilities to students who are planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree program in an accredited university or college.

The recipients of the program are selected based on a number of factors including the academic and extracurricular achievements and involvement in community service and so on.


The Anne Ford Scholarship Awards

  • The eligible recipients of the award receive a total amount of $10,000 for four years.

  • The students are given $2500 per year which is used to fund the tuition and fees and other educational expenses.

  • The scholarship is awarded to one eligible student every year.


The Anne Ford Scholarship Application

  • The recipient of the scholarship award is selected by the scholarship committee of the organization on the basis of the eligibility criteria and the documents submitted by the applicants.

  • The application form available on the official website must be filled up with accurate information of the student.

  • The applicant must produce the most recent documentation of an identified learning disability or ADHD.

  • The students must submit the current financial information along with the application.

  • The students are advised to refer to the instructions and guidelines which are given on the official website of the organization before starting the application process.


The Anne Ford Scholarship Application Deadline

The applications including all the required documents must be submitted to the scholarship committee by November 12th without fail.

No applications will be accepted if submitted past the deadline or incomplete.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor’s degree program in the fall

  • The student must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)

  • Submit current financial information

  • Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports, and/or accommodations.

(note: LD and ADHD can co-occur with other issues such as speech/language, hearing and vision, and autism spectrum disorders; to be eligible candidates must provide documentation of a specific LD and/or ADHD)