Posted on: April 27, 2017

Bismarck-Mandan Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities Seeks Scholarship Applicants

The Bismarck Mandan Mayor’s Committee was formed in 1964.  We are a volunteer organization comprised of school personnel, vocational rehabilitation, advocacy organizations, non-profit agencies, city personnel and the private sector. The mission of this committee is to endorse and promote the hiring of people with disabilities, endorse and promote accessibility within our communities and encourage and coordinate open communication related to the issues of employment of persons with disabilities. The committee currently operates with funds received from the cities of Bismarck and Mandan from their handicap parking violations.

Through the Scholarship Committee, the Bismarck-Mandan Mayors Committee solicits and awards scholarships to persons with disabilities pursuing post-secondary education, which also includes vocational training. The committee will be awarding up to three scholarships in the amount of $1000.00 to students in the Bismarck-Mandan area this year. Awards are contingent on available funding.

A Scholarship Application Form is to be completed by each applicant. The application must be completed in its entirety and returned NO LATER than May 31, 2017 to be considered.

A former applicant can re-apply if they are (1) maintaining 12 hours minimum per semester, (2) complete and send in this application and by (3) explaining to the committee how will reapplying for this scholarship help reach your career/educational goals.

Please send the completed application to:

Bismarck-Mandan Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities

c/o Mary Robinson

3111 East Broadway Ave

Bismarck ND  58501

Awards will be announced no later than May 31, 2017

By submitting this application, you are giving the Bismarck-Mandan Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities the right to provide your name, your disability, education status and all other information shared in this application with other committee members. Those applicants that are selected to receive this scholarship may be used for media purposes.

For questions contact Mary Robinson at 222-3636 or

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