Haley Elise Van Pelt Scholarship
Applications available: November 1, 2020
Deadline to submit: March 1, 2021
Purpose and History
Established to benefit students of any age seeking post-secondary education who have a permanent intellectual or developmental disability and/or functional impairment. This may include but is not limited to brain injury, musculoskeletal impairment, multiple traumas, neuromuscular disorders such as multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy, or stroke.
$1,200 one-time award for one year
- Residency Requirement: East Tennessee Foundation 25-county service area
- Post-Secondary Requirement: Enrollment at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, vocational program, trade school, or programs that help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain skills, and make a successful transition from high school to adult life and/or empower students to achieve gainful employment in the community. Post-Secondary institution must be located in Tennessee.
- Additional Requirement: Permanent intellectual or developmental disability and/or functional impairment