Western New York Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, WNYRID
WNYRID Establishes Scholarships for RID certification tests....
WNYRID is pleased to announce that beginning in the spring of 2006, pre-certified Deaf and hearing members of WNYRID can apply for a RID test scholarship. Scholarship funds are to pay 50% of the total fee for the RID written test or performance test for Deaf and/or hearing pre-certified interpreters. As the scholarship fund increases, WNYRID will raise the percentage from 50% to 100%.
Applicants must complete a application form which will be available on this site. All applicants must adhere to the following criteria in order to be eligible:
- paid dues for the current year to RID and WNYRID
- serve as an assistant to the WNYRID board for one WNYRID cycle (Sept to July).
-complete a 500 word essay or 5-10 minute video of why you deserve to win the scholarship.