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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
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.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
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-visual differences.

Eisenberg & Associates Justice for the Disabled Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Lawrence S. Eisenberg & Associates
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. Applicant must possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to individuals with disabilities.

Luke G Neurological Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time college students who are living with a neurological disorder.

ACPA College Scholarship
Sponsor: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or cleft palate or other congenital craniofacial difference). Preference will be given to rising first-year students in any field and to currently enrolled students in a field of study related to cleft or craniofacial conditions (e.g. genetic counseling, speech-language pathology).

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.

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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