Award Applications

Courage deserves recognition!! A favorite quote wisely says “Courage does not always roar – sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says I will try again tomorrow !”
– The author is unknown.

2019 SupportAbility Four Year Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

This scholarship, to be used to attend a four-year college and graduate, is given to a student who shows courage by going forward in the face of adversity, has a physical disability and is a US Citizen.

Please write an essay of 1500 words or less, describing your courageous situation being specific and giving details pertaining to your own story.

Two recommendation letters should be included with your application. You may nominate yourself or be nominated by a peer/parent.

This award, to be used to further educational or vocational goals, is given to a student who shows courage by going forward after a life-changing event, i.e., a tremendous personal obstacle. It recognizes courage and determination over physical and/or learning disabilities, illness of self or family member, financial difficulties, the death of a loved one and/or unusually difficult circumstances at home.

Please write an essay of 1500 words or less describing your courageous situation, being specific and giving details pertaining to your own story.

SupportAbility four year scholarship is offered on years it is advertised. It is for a physically disabled person and a U.S. Citizen is due March 1st.

2019 – Courage Award
Application for Graduating Seniors

This award, to be used to further educational or vocational goals, is given to a student who shows courage by going forward in the face of adversity. It is given to someone who has faced life-changing obstacles.

It recognizes courage and determination over physical and/or learning disabilities, illness of self or family member, the death of a loved one and unusually difficult circumstances at home or life-changing obstacle.

Please write an essay of 1000 words or less, describing your courageous situation being specific and giving details pertaining to your own story.

Each question must be answered and due to SupportAbility by April 1st.

 Annual Awards include:

The Julie Inman Courage Award
Michael Normanly Courage Award – Loyola High School

Max Garrick Jr. Courage Award
Michael Motherway Courage Award – Mater Dei High School.
Jane Noebel Courage Award – Mater Dei High School
Brenda Eastman Courage Award – Santa Ana High School
Ryan Eastman Courage Award – Newport Harbor High School
Dr. Edward Garr Courage Award – Mater Dei High School
Dorey Madrid Courage Award – Troy High School


Ask your Senior Guidance Counselor if they handle SupportAbility applications or if you should mail directly to us. Then, please either give your completed application to your High School Senior Guidance Counselor or mail to:

SupportAbility
P.O. Box 4885
Irvine, CA  92616


SupportAbility does not give rewards based on or discriminate against race, creed, color, religion, gender or handicap.