LEAD Foundation Dorothy R. Walker Scholarship

This one time, $1000.00 scholarship is offered to a Colorado student entering college with a learning disability and or ADHD, i.e. dyslexia, ADHD, perceptual or communicative disability. The ideal candidate is a student who has faced the challenges of having a learning disability and/or ADHD, understands that self-advocacy and self-knowledge are powerful tools in overcoming those challenges, and is willing to serve as a role model for other students with learning disabilities. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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