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Dorothy E. Ann Fund (D.E.A.F.)
The fund grants to qualified students who are deaf or hard of hearing and have demonstrated a strong academic record; financial need; good character; and plan to pursue a full-time, post-secondary education at Gallaudet University, National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology, or Columbus State Community College.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Candidates must attend college full-time.
  • Candidates must be a graduating high school senior from a high school in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, or Union counties.
  • Candidates must have a minimum 2.8 grade point average.
  • Priority will be given to students attending Columbus State Community College, Gallaudet University, or National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Candidates must attend or plan to attend an educational institution in the U.S.
  • Candidates must possess a minimum 80 dB hearing loss in both ears, according to an audiogram.
Deadline:
March 1, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EST
Award Amount:
$10,000 payable over four years
Contact person for more information:
Scholarships Team
The Columbus Foundation
scholarshipmanager@columbusfoundation.org
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