Scholarships

Each year, The Arc New York presents scholarships to individuals pursuing degrees in special education, physical or occupational therapy, or a field related to intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

The deadline for all 2019 scholarship submission is Jan. 21, 2019. 

For general information, email Scholarships@TheArcNY.org 

Click on the scholarship name below to access the fillable application.

ARTHUR W. PENSE SCHOLARSHIP - For physical or occupational therapy degree program students.

This $3,000 scholarship is paid in two installments of $1,500 per semester. The funds must be claimed within a four-year period from the time the scholarship is awarded. One scholarship is presented annually. 

JAMES F. REVILLE SCHOLARSHIP - For full-time college students in a program related to the intellectual and developmental disability field such as behavioral sciences, social work, nursing, healthcare administration and management, or psychology.

This $3,000 scholarship per recipient is paid in two installments of $1,500 per semester for any year the student is enrolled in college in a program related to the field of intellectual or other developmental disabilities. The funds must be claimed within a four-year period from the time the scholarship is awarded. Two scholarships are presented annually.

JONATHAN WEINGOLD SCHOLARSHIP - For The Arc New York Chapter employees.

This $3,000 scholarship per recipient is presented annually to four full-time Chapter employees who wish to further their education with the intention of contributing to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The award is paid in two installments of $1,500 per semester. The funds must be claimed within a four-year period from the time the scholarship is awarded.

JOSEPH T. WEINGOLD SCHOLARSHIP - For students enrolled in a New York State degree program, leading to a special education certification.

This $3,000 scholarship per recipient is paid in two installments of $1,500 per semester. The funds must be claimed within a four-year period from the time the scholarship is awarded. Two scholarships are presented annually.