CJ Udall Memorial ScholarshipLouise Bowden2020-01-01T23:02:18+00:00
CJ Udall Memorial Scholarship
Established by Down Syndrome Network (DSNetwork) to provide scholarship opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and their family. In memory of CJ Udall, whose positive attitude and enthusiasm for life continues to inspire others to explore adventurous opportunities, the DSNetwork offers a limited number of partial scholarships to assist individuals to attend an event/program, or for basic family need.
Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Tweens & Teens UP!, Unicorn Haven’s Social Cognition Groups, NDSS 2020 Adult Summit, workshops/conferences, Basic Family Needs, and Buddy UP Tennis.
Scholarships are offered to only individuals with Down syndrome or one of their family members.
You must reside in AZ to receive a scholarship.
Any scholarship recipient who does not show up for the activity for which they receive a scholarship will be invoiced at the full amount of the activity’s registration fee.
You will receive notification within 1 week of submitting your application.
Scholarship recipients must write a brief summary of the experience of what the scholarship was used for and how the scholarship was beneficial, within 2 weeks following the conclusion of the activity for which you are receiving the scholarship.
No more than 1 scholarship will be granted to an individual or family within a 12 month period.
The National Down Syndrome Society announced the 2020 Adult Summit will be in Phoenix at the Phoenician Resort, May 7-9. DSNetwork is offering partial scholarships to this conference. Scholarship does not cover travel, lodging and meal expenses.
Tweens & Teens UP!
A limited number of scholarships are available for the Tweens & Teens UP! program for individuals with Down syndrome who are ages 8-17. Please complete the Tweens & Teens registration form and select “I am requesting a scholarship”. You will receive notification within 1 week of submitting your application. Click here to apply.
DSNetwork is partnering with Unicorn Haven by offering a limited number of partial scholarships for individuals with Down syndrome. Scholarship awards are for up to $100 for one of the 8-week sessions in Unicorn Haven’s Social Cognition Groups.
If paying with ESA funds, no scholarship is necessary. Those who receive a scholarship from DSNetwork will pay the remaining private pay amount on Unicorn Haven’s sliding scale. If awarded the scholarship from DSNetwork, you will be responsible for the remainder of payment to Unicorn Haven, which will range between $120 – $170 for an 8-week session.
DSNetwork is partnering with the national Buddy UP Tennis program coming to the Phoenix area in fall. It is designed to embrace the challenges that individuals with Down Syndrome face so our Athletes can learn, grow, and reach their fullest potential on and off the court. Stay tuned for more details.