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The Disability Studies Minor is delighted to announce Picture1.jpgto announce our first Professor Beatrice Ann Wright Disability Studies Endowed Scholarship competition!

The $25,000 endowment for these scholarships was donated by Art + Art History Professor Dr. Beth Wright and her late husband, Dr. Woodring "Woody" Wright to support Disability Studies minors as they complete their internships. The gift was made in honor of Dr. Beth Wright's mother-in-law, Professor Beatrice Ann Wright (pictured right): a pioneering psychologist who helped to develop the social model of disability and who advocated for the full inclusion of disabled veterans and civilians in the mainstream workforce after World War II.

Deadline: Nov. 22, 2020 at 11:59 pm

Amount: $250-$500

Eligibility: To apply, students must have declared a Minor in Disability Studies, have completed a minimum of 6 hours (including currently enrolled classes) towards the Disability Studies Minor with an average of "B" or better, and be completing the required DS 4395 internship course in the current semester or the one immediately following. For full criteria and details on the application process, please see Wright DS Scholarship Guidelines.

Where to turn in: Please email all scholarship documents to Dr. Sarah Rose and Mikila Salazar at and 

Questions? Contact DS Minor Director at or DS Minor Advisor Mikila Salazar at