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New Outlook Pioneers Memorial Scholarships


Joe Cleres and Don Sage Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to physically or mentally challenged students. It is sponsored by New Outlook Pioneers which evolved from AT&T Western Electric, AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems, and Avaya employees and retirees. The application may be made by the student or someone on their behalf. The current application is posted in January of each year. The scholarship award is for tuition only and is paid directly to the school. Students may apply for scholarship during the first quarter of the calendar year with awards published on this website in mid-May. Awards are paid then during school year.


Provide financial assistance to physically or intellectually challenged students.

Application Considerations:

Application may be submitted either by the student or by someone on their behalf. Each scholarship award is solely for tuition support paid directly to the school that the applicant will attend during the traditional fall through summer through June school year. You will be able to complete the .pdf version of this application electronically using Adobe Acrobat DC, or print out a paper copy and manually enter the information. When completing electronically, each line regarding the disability must be entered separately as text does not wrap to the next line. After completing this form and supporting documentation, submit documents by mail or email to the address at the bottom of application page. If submitting electronically, please make the file name your last name. Applicants must be qualified residents of the U.S.

Click on the Application button below to get the 2020 Application.