For many people, education is a crucial factor in obtaining
meaningful employment and personal satisfaction. The Scholarship for People with
Disabilities provides financial assistance so that students with disabilities
can increase their career options and enrich their lives through education and
The Scholarship for People with Disabilities program is
administered by Courage Center through a Scholarship Committee. Funds are made
available through the private donation of Melvin and Sally Mooty. Scholarships
will not exceed $1,000. The scholarship monies are to fund tuition, books and
The program is intended to assist people who have a sensory
impairment or physical disability who want to pursue educational goals or gain
technical expertise beyond high school. Applicants will need to identify how a
scholarship will support their educational aspirations and career goals.
Selection emphasis is placed on the applicants’ intentions and achievements
rather than solely on his/her graduation ranking.