General Disability Scholarships

Students with disabilities sometimes have barriers that other students do not have. Many companies and organizations want to help students with disabilities get their college education by providing scholarships.

Kim and Harold Louis Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and individuals entering their freshman year of college during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service. Special consideration will be noted for applicants who have parents who are U.S. veterans or currently in the U.S. military, students with financial need, first generation college students, and students with a documented significant disability.

Microsoft disAbility Scholarship
Sponsor: Microsoft
Amount: $5,000 per year, up to $20,000 total
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors living with a disAbility who plan to attend an undergraduate program following graduating. Applicant must plan to declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field.

disABLEDperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: disABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with disabilities who are enrolled in a two or four-year college or university in the United States. Student must submit an essay on the topic of the Social Security Disability Income Program.

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

Jim Boyce Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Accessibility Professionals Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and residents of the U.S. who are current students in good standing at a U.S. institution of higher education with an accredited degree program in architecture, civil engineering, interior design, or other degree programs closely related to accessibility/universal design.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

Incight Scholarship
Sponsor: Incight
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must be a resident of Washington, Oregon, or California and have any documented disability as defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body.

Susanna DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susanna DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have high academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement through persistence, courage, and determination while coping with a life-threatening or chronic physical or mental condition.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who are a member of a minority group that is underrepresented in the fields of fashion and/or entrepreneurship (I.e. African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander) OR have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in fashion and/or entrepreneurship.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.8.

Cerebral Palsy Scholarship
Sponsor: Reiter & Walsh, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking or in the process of completing higher education (either as an undergraduate or graduate student) who have cerebral palsy.

HIE Help Center Scholarship
Sponsor: HIE Help Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have any goal/academic pursuit that involves helping people with neonatal injuries and/or disabilities (medical nursing or rehabilitative medicine and therapy students, students studying special education, students planning to work in disability rights law or advocacy, students aspiring to become caregivers or social workers, etc.)

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