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Jim Thatcher Scholarship Application

Jim Thatcher was an accessibility pioneer and Knowbility mentor. When he died in 2019, his family established an AccessU scholarship in his honor.

Application Process is Closed for AccessU 2023

Thank you to everyone who submitted!

Scholarship Application

Your application will be reviewed by a diverse panel of AccessU advisors.

This scholarship was created to support people who are:

  • seeking a career in accessibility
  • come from diverse background and abilities
  • involved in some capacity with their community
  • would otherwise not be able to attend the conference

Please note that the Jim Thatcher Scholarship cannot be awarded to the same individual for two consecutive years. If you feel you meet these criteria, please complete the form below.

We ask that you submit your application by February 20, 2023. We will notify you about your application status by March 6, 2023.

Please email if you have questions.

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