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About The Springboard Foundation

10

Students

Ten students from around the country received scholarships in 2016, with numbers increasing each year.

13

scholarships

Thirteen scholarships will be awarded in 2017 to full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities.

$
50
k

Raised

Over $50,000 has been raised from over 50 corporate and individual donors.

Letter From The CEO

The Springboard Foundation, a non-profit affiliate of Springboard Consulting, is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to full-time college students who have documented disabilities of any type deemed to be protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

These scholarships are given as one-time awards. The rules for eligibility are contained in the Application document. The Springboard Foundation is pleased to provide this opportunity to several promising students each year, based on available funds.

Sincerely,

Nadine O. Vogel
CEO
The Springboard Foundation

For any questions, please contact info@thespringboardfoundation.org.

What


We


DO

The Springboard Foundation, Inc. is a Not-for-Profit 501(c)(3) Corporation, incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide scholarships to full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities of any type, deemed to be protected under the Americans With Disabilities Act and/or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Foundation’s intent in providing these scholarships is to contribute to the increase in employment opportunities for college/university students with disabilities.

Available Scholarships

Springboard Foundation Scholarship logo

Full-time college students with documented disabilities of any type protected under the ADA and/or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Amount:$1,500
Available:5

Awarded By: The Springboard Foundation

Colgate-Palmolive logo

Same criteria as above for the General Scholarship. These scholarships are for General Studies (no specific major required).

Amount: $2,500
Available: 3

Awarded By: Colgate-Palmolive

Same criteria as above for the General Scholarship. These scholarships are awarded to students majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematical) field.

Amount: $2,500
Available: 2

Awarded By: Oracle

Dow logo

Same criteria as above for the General Scholarship. One scholarship is awarded to a student of a Texas college/university and one is awarded to a student of a Midland, MI college/university.

Amount: $2,500
Available: 2

Awarded By: The DOW Chemical Company

Runway of Dreams Logo

Same criteria as above for the General Scholarship. The Runway of Dreams Foundation scholarship is awarded to a student with a disability who is pursuing a field of study related to fashion, including: fashion design, fashion merchandising and buying, fashion production and management, fashion technology, clothing and textile studies, visual presentation and styling, fashion journalism and publishing, and fashion marketing, PR, and advertising.

Amount: $2,500
Available: 1

Awarded By: The Runway of Dreams Foundation

Who


We


Help

The Springboard Foundation is proud to extend scholarships to full-time college students who have documented disabilities of any type that are protected under the ADA and or the Rehabilitation Action of 1973. Our scholarship recipients attend colleges and universities across the United States and have a GPA of 3.0 or above. We expect our Springboard Foundation Scholarship recipients to Achieve, Give Back and Make an Impact!
Scholarship Recipients | 2016
Rachel Bailey

Rachel Bailey

Oracle Corporation Scholarship
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Samantha Chapman

Samantha Chapman

Colgate-Palmolive Company Scholarship
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Melanie Forenza

Melanie Forenza

Oracle Corporation Scholarship
Ramapo College
Columbia, SC
Alexandria Scone

Alexandria Scone

General Scholarship
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
Storm Harvey

Storm Harvey

General Scholarship
Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
Morgan Heath

Morgan Heath

Colgate-Palmolive Company Scholarship
University of South Carolina/Bethel University
Mahwah, NJ
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Dorian Jester

Colgate-Palmolive Company Scholarship
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Brian Meersma

Brian Meersma

General Scholarship
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Shelby Smith

Shelby Smith

General Scholarship
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Kimberly Singleton

Kimberly Singleton

General Scholarship
Seton Hall University
Greensburg, PA

How


You Can


Help

The Springboard Foundation is counting on you to support our mission through donations. Springboard provides funding to exceptional students pursuing their dreams in higher education - and we can’t do it without you. There are so many ways to give. Donate online - We’ve made it easy to help in ways that work for you!

Apply

The application process opens April 1, 2017.

The purpose of these scholarships are to encourage and increase the attendance of full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities, and provide increased opportunities for gainful employment. Please select begin to start the online application process.

Continue to "Upload" below if you do not wish to use the apply through our online process.

Supplemental
Documents

The Applicant Checklist
This will help you stay organized and keep track of the pieces you will need to complete the application process.

The Instructor Recommendation 1
Please provide this form to the instructor who will be provide the first of your two recommendations.

The Instructor Recommendation 2
Please provide this form to the instructor who will be provide the second of your two recommendations.

Applicant Signature Page
Please ensure this form is completed, signed and uploaded; without this signed form, your application will NOT be accepted.

*Requests for additional reasonable accomodation should be directed to info@thespringboardfoundation.org

Our


Team

Meet the team of invaluable business and community leaders who help drive the vision for our foundation. Through their tireless leadership and giving we are able to make exceptional students dreams of higher education possible
Ahold logo
Barilla logo
Brown-Forman logo
BMW logo
Cisco logo
Corning logo
CSX logo
Delhaize America logo
Dell logo
Dow logo
EMC logo
EMC DERG logo
ESPN logo
Fifth Third Bank logo
Genentech logo
GM logo
Hyatt logo
Kaiser Permamente logo
Karasch & Associations logo
Kimberly-Clark logo
Loreal logo
Mattel logo
Mohegan Sun logo
Oracle logo
Overstock logo
Pfizer logo
PWC logo
Staples logo
State Street logo
UNUM logo
UPMC logo
State Street logo
Colgate-Palmolive logo

Individual Donors

  • John Basile
  • Jon Gaplerud
  • Roxolana Veronica Martin
  • Kristine Biagiotti
  • Angel Guy
  • Peter Murphy
  • Brian Callahan
  • Gary Harmon
  • Alex Nappan
  • Rebecca Caruso
  • Trinidad Hermida
  • Vanity Oakes
  • Cynthia Christian
  • Gail Herring
  • Stephen & Sally Ann Pelletier
  • John Cunningham
  • Christopher Imes
  • Nancy Potter
  • Christopher Digan
  • Trevor Hutchinson
  • Julie Regan
  • Erickka Dominguez
  • Michelle Krejmas
  • Greg Rutherford
  • Sarah Elek
  • Mike LaRocco
  • Susan Segelhorst
  • Tori Farmer
  • Marcia Leander
  • Joanna Tarlin
  • David Ford
  • Ivette Lopez
  • Douglas Vogel
  • Michele Green
  • Carol Macura