SWIDA Post-Secondary Scholarships for Dyslexia Students

SWIDA Post-Secondary Student Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Applied Sciences
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: SWIDA
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
The Southwest Branch of The International Dyslexia Association (SWIDA)offers scholarship to assist dyslexic individuals enrolled for a minimum of 9 hours in a certified career-technical program course of study.

Applicants must currently be attending school either within or outside of the Southwest Branch, and have a permanent residence in the Southwest Branch (New Mexico, and El Paso area).

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country but MUST fulfill all required eligibility (i.e. diagnosed with a Specific Learning Disability - Dyslexia)

Participating Institutions
All approved undergraduate level schools in the United States offering career-technical courses of study

Fields of study
ANY career-technical course of study leading to a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree

Number of awards
Two (2) will be given every year

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of the program study

Scholarship benefits
The Southwest Branch of IDA will award two $1,000 scholarships annually.

Method of Application
To apply, please download and follow the instrucions in the SWIDA 2011 CareerTechnical Scholarship Packet(pdf).

Application Submision:
Mail completed application packets to:
SWIDA, 3915 Carlisle, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Or you can Fax your packet to 505-881-4435

Applications must be received by the 15th of April of any year.

Announcement of scholarship recipients will be made by May 31, 2011. The funds will go directly to the school for education related expenses for the 2011-2012 academic year.

All applicants MUST currently be enrolled in school for a minimum of 9 hours in a certified career-technical program course of study.

Application Deadline: 15 April 2011
Open to International Students: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application


  1. Is this award not being updated or what?

    1. Hello, we are yet to update because we have concentrated on purely scholarships for Africans and developing countries.
      But seeing our readers want it, it will soon be updated. Cheers!