Mikulencak-Kohlmeier Advantages of Learning Differently Scholarship

The Mikulencak-Kohlmeier Advantages of Learning Differently Scholarship was established in 2017 by Lisa Ann Mikulencak and Bernhard Kohlmeier to provide scholarships to students with learning challenges in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The scholarship is a two-year award provided to students who meet eligibility guidelines (listed below).  Typical award amount is $1,000 each year for two years.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicants must be a declared a major and/or minor through the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  2. Applicants must have a documented learning disability as demonstrated through accommodations provided by Western Washington University's Disability Access Center or a documented IEP/504 plan from the applicant's high school. For information on how to obtain learning disability documentation, contact the Disability Access Center at 360-650-3083.

  3. Applications must be entering into their third year of study at Western Washington University or have transferred to Western from another institution

  4. Students must remain in good academic standing within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (GPA of 2.0 or above)

Application Process

  1. Applicant must complete and submit the Mikulencak-Kohlmeier Scholarship Application in Canvas.

  2. Included with the application is a required essay or audio/visual submission that describes your educational journey through the lens of your learning challenge(s).

  3. Pending student consent, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences will confirm accommodation support with Western's Disability Access Center.

Application Deadline for 2021-2022 TBD

 

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