Month: February 2020

Ahead Scholarships for Students with Disabilities for Fall of 2020

Dear AHEAD Members,
AHEAD is pleased to announce the availability of applications for two scholarship opportunities for the Fall of 2020:

• The AHEAD Scholarship for STUDENTS with Disabilities, and
• The AHEAD Scholarship for Advanced Academic Study for AHEAD Members.

Complete details for both scholarship opportunities can be found at:

The deadline for submission of applications is April 15, 2020.

We look forward to receiving applications! Please feel welcome to contact me directly if you have any questions.

Have a great rest of your day!

Best to you,

Stephan J. Smith, Executive Director

Students can contact their Disability Services Professional with questions regarding the application!

Prospective Student Information Sessions

We will be hosting prospective student information sessions. These virtual sessions will introduce you to the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) at UConn, discuss the differences between high school and college, and provide an overview of the process to request accommodations. We will also share information about our enhanced services program, Beyond Access. Additionally, there will be an opportunity for you to ask questions. We look forward to meeting you!


Prospective student information sessions will be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm via WebEx on the following dates:


Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020


If you are interested in joining a virtual session on one of the above dates, please call the CSD at 860-486-2020 to reserve a space or send us an email at