Scholarship Purpose: Candidates for the James and Edith Aagesen Ward Family Trust Memorial Scholarship must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior Special Education student in good standing at ISU, have demonstrated academic achievement via cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, have demonstrated commitment and skills to educate mentally handicapped students, be nominated by written recommendation of a faculty member familiar with the student's abilities, have graduated from an Illinois public high school, and have demonstrated need for financial aid. Assets of this endowment are invested in the ISU Endowment Investment Pool.
Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 3.00 3.00 , 3.10 , 3.1 , 3.20 , 3.2 , 3.30 , 3.3 , 3.40 , 3.4 , 3.50 , 3.5 , 3.60 , 3.6 , 3.70 , 3.7 , 3.80 , 3.8 , 3.90 , 3.9 , 4.00 , 4.0
High School GPA: There is no High School GPA requirement for this scholarship.
Essay: There is no essay required for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: March
Financial Need: This scholarship requires a student to have a Financial Need to be eligible to receive the scholarship. In order to establish "Financial Need", a student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can file the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.
This scholarship is not open to International Students.
Letter of Reference: For this scholarship application 1 letter of reference is required.
Fund Group: 3
Fund Type: 2
Fund Purpose: 15
Fund primary Goal:
Fund Status: O
Scholarship Type: F
Survey Code: 08
For more information on applying to this scholarship, please visit the Special Education website.