WARWICK — The Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship Advisory Committee is now accepting applications for its scholarship established in 1995 by Catherine T. Murray, a board member and a valued volunteer at Ocean State Center for Independent Living, wanted to support the philosophy and spirit of OSCIL through a scholarship which would facilitate access to education for people with disabilities.
Applicants for the $1,000 scholarship must be Rhode Island residents with a significant disability who is seeking financial assistance to attend college or technical school or for purchasing assistive/adaptive equipment or devices related to their education. Preference is based on merit, economic need and educational goals. Applicants will be screened by the Scholarship Advisory Committee. Applications are available on the web site at www.oscil.org, or can be requested by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 738-1013 ext 10. Completed applications can be faxed to 401-738-1083, emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship, C/O OSCIL, 1944 Warwick Avenue,Warwick, RI 02889.
Applications must be postmarked by March 28, 2014. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Scholarship Advisory Committee will make a decision shortly after the deadline and applicants will be notified of their decision by mail. Contact Carol McKenna, OSCIL, at (401) 738-1013 ext 10 for more information.