Organization Seeks To Reward Next Generation Of Disability Advocates

The Advocates in Disability Award (ADA) program awards and encourages a young adult with a disability between the ages of 14 and 26 that advocates for others with disabilities and their families. The program supports a project that was developed to serve and empower individuals with disabilities.

It is funded by The HSC Foundation and the Sarah Beth Coyote Foundation. The recipient of the award will receive $3,000 for his/her disability advocacy. The recipient will also receive up to an additional $7,000 in funding for a project to benefit the disability community. Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application submission and recipient selection.

To apply, click here.

For guidelines, click here.

You may also apply online here.

Applications must be received by April 11, 2014 (by 5:00pm ET).