Mayors Committee for Persons with Disabilities winner Bailey Holt

Scholarship Application Open for Students with a Disability

The $1,000 James Benton Achievement Award Scholarship

The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities will award two $1,000 scholarships to students with a disability recognized by the ADA.  

Applicants must be residents of the City of Raleigh and must be enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate post-secondary school, college, trade school or other institution of higher learning. This program will provide an investment in the capability of our disability community at large

The selection of scholarship recipients shall be based upon academic performance, financial need, character, school and community activities, honors or awards, and ability to express him/herself in written form, personal motivation and/or leadership potential.

The Scholarship Application must be received by The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee at the address below by May 29, 2020.  

Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities
Scholarship Selection Committee
900 South Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC  27601

Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the July Raleigh Mayor’s Committee meeting. 

View the scholarship application



Lori Millette