LARCS is a nonprofit organization of dedicated, hard-working women who are committed to supporting hundreds of individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in our local community. The function of LARCS is to render financial assistance to various non-profit organizations through fundraising events, maintain public educational programs regarding the individuals we serve, and provide scholarships for students who enter the field of special education.

Scholarship Eligibility

LARCS is committed to supporting college students who will ultimately serve students with disabilities. Scholarships are awarded to college students who are (1) currently enrolled in a Special Education Credential Program at an accredited college (2) or concurrently employed in the Special Education/or related field at a public or private institution and utilizes various teaching methodologies and plans innovative learning experiences to meet the needs of all students; and (3) serves as a positive role model epitomizing personal health and fitness, enjoyment of teaching and learning, and sensitivity to the physical and emotional needs of all students; (4) participates in professional development opportunities; (5) provides service to individuals with disabilities through advocacy, consultation, in-service training presentations and/or active membership in related professional organizations.

The LARCS scholarship application is available to download by clicking HERE (PDF size 112KB) or by visiting the LARCS website.

The scholarship application deadline is April 15, 2019.

External Scholarship Opportunities