The Ralph G. Norman Scholarship Application

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    All required materials must be postmarked in one packet to be considered for the scholarship. Completed packets should be mailed to:

    Ralph G. Norman Scholarship

    Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas

    P.O. Box 23514

    Little Rock, AR 72221

    Or e-mail to

    Completed application packets must be submitted by March 30, 2024.

    Please note that materials submitted as part of the application process will not be returned.


    Please provide the following information. 

    1. Scholarship Application Form

    2. Most recent documentation of your learning disability:

      1. A copy of Professional Evaluation indicating your learning disability, OR

      2. A letter from a qualified professional certifying your learning disability (psychologist, psychological examiner, or speech-language pathologist).

    3. Personal Statement: Include a brief essay (less than 1,000 words) about how your disability has impacted your life and about future educational and career goals. Applicants may also elect to submit a 2-4 minute video or audio taping as an alternative to the essay.

    4. Transcript of all high school and/or college courses.

    5. Two letters of recommendation from adults that can testify to your academic abilities, personal character, volunteer services, and community involvement. These letters should be from a teacher, coach, counselor, or community member - not a relative. Send your recommending people to this URL to submit their recommendations directly:

    6. Signed media and signature page.


    Please e-mail (Attention: Scholarship Chair) if you have questions regarding the application process.


    Ralph G. Norman Scholarship Application Form

    Please type in the following blanks. All blanks must be filled. Applications must be submitted by March 30,2024. Recipients will be notified in the spring of 2024.