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Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship


Two (2) scholarships are presented annually. The scholarship, in the amount of $3,000 per recipient, is paid in installments of $1,500 for two (2) semesters. The funds must be claimed within a four (4) year period from the time the scholarship was awarded. Applications will be distributed to interested students by the University's Department of Special Education. Students will send applications directly to The Arc New York State Office. Students must be enrolled in a New York State degree program, leading to a special education certification. Students currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships. Upon selection, student must send confirmation of enrollment and course schedule. Submit completed application, signed by Department Chairperson, and one (1) letter of recommendation from a current academic instructor.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New York
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Special Education

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The Arc New York
Tel: 518-439-8311 Address 29 British American Blvd. 2nd Floor
Latham, NY 12110