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.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: July 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
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.

DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: Disability Credit Canada
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolled in a full-time program of study in field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university. Applicant must have a documented disability.

Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students
Sponsor: National Amputation Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with a major limb amputation.

Mobility Disability Scholarship
Sponsor: Karman Healthcare
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
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.

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