Various Scholarship/Award Opportunities

January 19, 2012 at 3:07 pm Leave a comment

  1. Hamilton Relay Scholarship Program (Deadline: March 30)
  2. WISER Scholarship for GT/LD (Deadline March 31)

1. Hamilton Relay Scholarship Program

As the captioned telephone service provider for the state of Virginia, Hamilton Relay acknowledges that opportunities for higher education affect the future of Virginia’s high school students, including students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking.

We are pleased to extend a scholarship opportunity to a graduating high school student who is deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to assist in their goals to continue their education.

We would appreciate your assistance in sharing the attached scholarship application and information with eligible students. One candidate is selected from each of the states where Hamilton is the contracted service provider. All candidates are required to submit an application, write an essay under the topic of communication technology and provide a letter of recommendation in order to qualify. The application documents can also be found online at

Note that the scholarship deadline is March 30, 2012, so please be sure that applicants postmark their submission by this deadline. The scholarship is in the amount of $500 and the winner will be determined on or before April 30, 2012.

If you have any questions about Hamilton Relay or the Hamilton Relay Scholarship Program, please contact me directly. My contact information is listed below.

Hamilton Relay looks forward to giving back to the community by assisting an outstanding student who is deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or has difficulty speaking from Virginia during this 2011/12 school year.

Thank you for participating in the excitement!


Marta Cagle

VA CapTel Outreach Coordinator


1602 Rolling Hills Drive

Suite 203

Richmond, VA 23229

2. WISER Scholarship for GT/LD

WISER’s goals are to improve educational services and promote child advocacy by providing comprehensive resources to children and parents. To achieve these goals, WISER will: “Engage in various activities of a professional or charitable nature in order to disseminate information regarding the welfare of children and their special needs.”

The WISER Board of Directors collaborates with NCAG (National Collegiate Advocacy Group- a 501(c) (6) organization) to support students meeting the GT/LD learning categories by providing a scholarship to students who demonstrate their originality and leadership skills through community service.

In order to make this scholarship successful, we are always looking for donations.  Please print the PDF out below and send us your donation today! We are partnered with a 501(c) (6) so it is tax deductible.


•1. IS a college bound high school junior or senior in the DC/MD/VA metro area ?

•2. HAS a documented learning challenge ?

•3. DEMONSTRATES leadership through a community service project(s)?


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