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Applications now being accepted for the 2020 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award!

Help a young person with a disability receive a scholarship for achievement to support his/her future plans. For the 21st year, the Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC) is pleased to announce the opening for nominations, for the Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship, to an Outstanding North Carolina High School Senior with a Disability.

All students, including students enrolled in the Occupational Course of Study, students who will be receiving a Graduation Certificate and students enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study, are eligible for nomination.

Award Amount
The first place award is $1500 for any post high school learning experience/training or for equipment or technology needed for employment.

Application Process
Complete and submit applications by Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Applications are to be submitted in one scanned document via email or mailed to:

ECAC, Graziadei Scholarship, 907 Barra Row Suite
102/103, Davidson, NC 28036

The student’s high school guidance counselor will be notified by May 1, if student is selected. The award will be presented to the winning student during the student’s high school awards ceremony. Based on the applications received, additional students could be selected as a Finalist and will receive a small check and certificate.

Please Download the Applications Below and Please Spread the Word!

2020 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Application ENGLISH VERSION

2020 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Application SPANISH VERSION


If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Cheryl at
800-962-6817 ext. 314 or MCGaward@ecacmail.org

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