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ACA Scholarships Available for Those with Limb Loss

Posted Jan 19 2010 10:08pm

The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is now accepting applications for the second annual Christina Skoski, M.D., Scholarship until March 15, 2010. The fund will once again award a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to a student with limb loss who has a special desire to learn and exhibits potential for success. The scholarship is only open to undergraduate students who will be entering or who are already attending a 4-year college.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be amputees and have a minimum high-school grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5 and a minimum ACT score of 30 or SAT score of 1340. They must also submit a letter of recommendation from a high-school adviser. Additionally, the student or his or her parent/legal guardian must be a current member of the ACA. All majors are welcome.

Applications will only be accepted by online submission through the ACA Web site at The application deadline for fall 2010 consideration is March 15, 2010. The scholarship recipient will be announced no later than May 31, 2010.

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