Assisting Amputees in the Tampa Area Since 2004

EMAIL

info@peglegpirate.org

PHONE

(813) 295-9169

Amputee Assistance

Financial Assistance

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Guidelines for Financial Assistance Awards

  • The mission of Ye Notorious Krewe of the Peg Leg Pirate, Inc. is to provide assistance to amputees, families of amputees and organizations that work with amputees.
  • No distinction is made with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, personal appearance, or sexual orientation when deciding on awards of financial assistance.
  • The goal of the Financial Assistance Award is to provide equipment and/or services that will enhance the quality of life for the applicant.

Documentation Needed for a Financial Assistance Award

The following will be required by all applicants before the application packet will be considered

  • A total of 2 recommendations – one from a physical therapist, doctor or medical provider, or another organization that works with amputees recommending assistance and one from an adult who can speak to the applicant’s character (teacher, religious leader, etc.)
  • Document that there is a financial need that cannot be met by the amputee and/or the family.
  • An essay describing your future goals (not to exceed 300 words).
  • A completed application.

Once the Application is completed, please mail the application and all supporting documentation to:

Ye Notorious Krewe of the Peg Leg Pirate
PO Box 1854
Ruskin, FL 33575-1854

Scholarship Application

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Scholarship and Award Amount Distribution

  • Scholarship award amounts are determined by the Krewe Board of Directors each year.
  • Scholarships are paid directly to the accredited institution.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have had a loss of limb.
  • Eligible applicants must be accepted to an accredited university, graduate school, community college and have a GPA of at least 3.5 (based on 4.0 scale) or equivalent, if in college.

Documentation Needed

The following will be required by all applicants before the application packet will be considered

  • A total of 2 recommendations – one from a physical therapist, doctor or other medical provider and one from a teacher or counselor from highs chool or previous college attendance.
  • An acceptance letter from a scholastic institution.
  • A copy of your last IRS tax return, if you are being claimed on your parent’s tax return a copy of their return is required as well.
  • Transcript of academic records from high school or college, whichever is applicable.
  • An essay describing your future goals (not to exceed 300 words).
  • Our completed application.

Scholarship Renewal Documentation Needed:

  • A copy of your last IRS tax return, if you are being claimed on your parent’s tax return a copy of their return is required as well.
  • Transcript of academic records from high school and/or college showing past year’s grades/progress.
  • An essay highlighting last years achievements (not to exceed 300 words).

The deadline for submitting a Scholarship application is March 15th

Once Application is completed, please mail the application and all supporting documentation to: 

Ye Notorious Krewe of the Peg Leg Pirate
PO Box 1854
Ruskin, FL 33575-1854

Scholarship winners will be notified of their award at their school’s awards night. If the school does not have an awards night then the winners will be notified by May 1st.