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Students are awarded Ann Marshall Scholarship Program scholarships

Posted May, 2022 by: Anita Neal

Created to award scholarships to members and the children and grandchildren of members, the Ann Marshall Scholarship Program just granted $700 scholarships each to 26 students from across the U.S. and Canada for a total of $18,200. Now in its second year, the program is designed to be self-sufficient, and these scholarships are possible thanks to donations from individuals, UCT local and… Continue Reading…

The Ann Marshall Scholarship Program needs your support.

Posted March, 2021 by: Anita Neal

We’re getting set to distribute the first scholarships this spring from the newly established Ann Marshall Scholarship Program, and we could use your help. The program, like the May E. Tisdale Scholarship Fund before it, is supported entirely through donations, and the number and amount of scholarships given each year may vary according to contributions received. Whatever donation you and/or your council… Continue Reading…

UCT scholarship deadlines coming up fast!

Posted January, 2021 by: Anita Neal

College is expensive. That’s why UCT is here to help. If you have a child or grandchild headed off to college soon, a UCT scholarship might be just what they’re looking for to help them cover expenses. Better yet, maybe you know someone who needs financial assistance for college who would also like to be a member of a great organization that… Continue Reading…

Many reasons to celebrate in March – but one cause holds a special place in the hearts of UCT members.

Posted March, 2017 by: Anita Neal

March is a month full of celebration and awareness. We kicked off March with a salute to UCT women in honor of Women’s History month, it is also Colon Cancer Awareness Month, National Reading Awareness Month and American Red Cross Month, to name a few. But there is one cause that is near and dear to UCT – National Developmental Disabilities Awareness… Continue Reading…

UCT’s scholarship programs – investing in the future

Posted January, 2016 by: Anita Neal

One of the ways that UCT invests in the future of our communities is by investing in students. We do this primarily by sponsoring three scholarship programs to help students meet the financial challenges of a college education. Since this is the time of year when students start thinking about applying for scholarships, it seems like the perfect time to post a reminder of… Continue Reading…

UCT scholarships DO make a difference!

Posted October, 2014 by: UCT

UCT is very fortunate that we’re able to provide assistance to people in the form of scholarships. We are also fortunate that the recipients of our UCT Scholarship Program are willing to keep us up to date on the steps they’re taking to work with and help people with intellectual disabilities. One such recipient is Eric Moore. In a recent email from Eric thanking UCT… Continue Reading…

UCT scholarships DO make a difference!

Posted October, 2014 by: UCT

UCT is very fortunate that we’re able to provide assistance to people in the form of scholarships. We are also fortunate that the recipients of our UCT Scholarship Program are willing to keep us up to date on the steps they’re taking to work with and help people with intellectual disabilities. One such recipient is Eric Moore. In a recent email from Eric thanking UCT… Continue Reading…

Special education teaching programs – creating “miracle workers” every day

Posted January, 2014 by: Anita Neal

Over the holidays I had a chance to watch the movie “The Miracle Worker.” I remember watching it many years ago, but this time it took on new meaning for me. As I watched the volatile scenes between teacher Annie Sullivan (Ann Bancroft) and her student Helen Keller (Patty Duke), it struck me that it would be unthinkable for any teacher to… Continue Reading…

The UCT Scholarship Program – changing lives & building futures

Posted September, 2012 by: Anita Neal

For more than 50 years UCT has made helping people with intellectual disabilities our top service project. In 1997 our UCT Charities fund was established as a way to support this priority, primarily by providing scholarships to students and teachers seeking degrees or certification to teach people with intellectual disabilities through the UCT Scholarship Program. Each year the UCT Scholarship Program makes… Continue Reading…

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