The 21st Annual Awards and Appreciation Reception is fast approaching and the Resource Center for Person's with Disabilities (RCPD) is looking to the community for award nominations and scholarship applicants. The reception, which is held in April of each year, will acknowledge and present those deserving with awards and/or scholarships based upon one's achievement or contribution regarding disability-related issues at Michigan State University (MSU).
There are a total of eight awards available for nomination , including one in which students are able to nominate a faculty member who displays a great deal of passion in maximizing opportunity for those with disabilities.
Nominations are strongly encouraged to be submitted by March 1, however late submissions will be reviewed.
Applications for scholarships and the respectable criteria are available on the RCPD website.
Before applying, the Center requests that the deadline of application is noted and considered as deadlines are not uniform, however, applications will most appreciated by March 1. RCPD recommends all who qualify to apply for one or more scholarship as the amount awarded can be as much as $3000.
This annual community event, which serves as a display of the RCPD's real effects on the surrounding community, will be held at the MSU Jack Breslin Student Event Center on Friday April 22, in the mezzanine conference rooms. The event is sure to be one of empowerment and inspiration, all who are interested are encouraged to attend and enjoy. The reception is from 2p.m. to 4p.m. with an ice cream social preceding the ceremony at 1:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP please contact the office by phone: (517) 353-9642, TTY: (517)355-1293, or email: email@example.com.