Cole Williams Memorial Scholarship

Created by his parents, the Cole Williams Memorial Scholarship honors the special gifts and talents of students with learning challenges and professionals who dedicate their lives to helping children with learning challenges. Cole, a graduate of Hillcrest School in Midland, was eagerly pursuing a degree from Eastern New Mexico University, Roswell, New Mexico, when he tragically died in October 2009.
Preference is given to applicants with the following characteristics in descending order of priority:
• students graduating from Hillcrest School, Midland, Texas, or a Permian Basin high school, who are accepted to Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell, Special Services Program,
• students who have been diagnosed with a learning challenge, and are accepted to Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell, Special Services Program,
• students who are entering their junior or senior college year or are in graduate studies, and are committed to serving in the education of persons with learning challenges.

Donor
Dianne and Alan Williams
Award
Varies
Deadline
03/31/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. The Cole William Memorial Scholarship seeks to benefit students who have been diagnosed with learning challenges and/or those who are pursuing a career that serves the needs of persons with learning challenges. Indicate below which of these criteria are applicable.
  2. Application for students entering their junior or senior college year or graduate studies: Please note that in order to be considered, this application requires an essay addressing what prompted your decision to seek a degree assisting individuals with learning challenges and what you hope to accomplish with your degree. Students in the Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell, Special Services program are not required to write an essay.