Ethan Saylor Memorial Scholarship

At the Buddy Walk on Washington, NDSS will award a $500 scholarship to an individual who embodies the same passion that Ethan Saylor carried with him. The scholarship is designed to give those with down syndrome a way to pursue their own passion despite previous limitations. Students must be 18 years of age or older to apply. To apply, write a maximum 500-word essay about your passions, dreams, and how you could use the scholarship to make your dreams a reality. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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