As an Alumni of UCI and member of the LD Community, I find it important to contribute to and help support those living with what is an invisible disability to many.
Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2015
Surveillance and technology provider Q-See is proud to announce the continuation of the Sharma Family Scholarship fund at the University of California, Irvine.
The fund, funded by the generosity of the Sharma family, seeks to empower students who strive to achieve their goals while managing a learning disability or ADHD.
Rishi Sharma, General Manager at Q-See, has a personal connection to the award, saying, “As an alumni of UCI and member of the LD community, I find it important to contribute to and help support those living with what is an invisible disability to many.”
The $3,000 scholarship is awarded annually in June to worthy students displaying financial need who are registered for services through the Disability Service Center (DSC) with a Learning Disability (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
A total of three awards will be given to be used in the 2016/2017 academic year.
In order to qualify for the scholarship, applicants need to:
- Be a registered undergraduate student in any major;
- Maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA;
- Be registered for services through the Disability Service Center (DSC) with a Learning Disability (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD);
- Demonstrate financial need as determined by the UCI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
(If eligible, applicants must file a 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be filed at http://www.fafsa.gov. Students qualifying under AB 130 or AB 131 must submit a 2015-2016 California Dream Act application.)
In order to apply for consideration, students should complete a signed Sharma Family Fund application including a personal essay (not to exceed 800 words) addressing the applicant’s educational and career goals as well as how he/she has managed his/her Learning Disability (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as a student at UC Irvine.
Qualified applicants wishing to apply should submit a completed application to the UCI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, located at 102 Aldrich Hall Irvine, California, 92697-2825, no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016.
Q-See is pleased to continue offering the Sharma Family Scholarship fund to worthy students as they reach for their dreams in the same way Q-See works to empower their clients.
Q-See is the forward-thinking solution for those who value performance and efficiency without ever sacrificing the user experience. Q-See aims to support consumers and business owners by empowering them to focus on living their lives, because we believe safety is a right for all.
We provide easy-to-use smart surveillance solutions that feature cutting edge technology and enhance the lifestyles of those who use them. Q-See sets industry standards, constantly evolving alongside the ever-changing connected technology landscape. To anyone who wants true peace of mind, Q-See is the smart security brand that provides sleek, user-friendly, and innovative security - because your surveillance system should not only fit, but enhance your lifestyle. Q-See surveillance solutions are widely available through leading online and storefront retail channels as well as a growing base of international distributors. To learn more about Q-See and its products, please visit http://www.Q-See.com.