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.

Google Lime Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Lime Connect
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 4, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student with a documented disability. Applicant must also be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

NGLCC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college students residing in the US who identify as a member of the LGBT community. LGBT students of color, those who identify as transgender or non-binary, LGBT students with disabilities and those with geographic diversity are strongly encourage to apply.

Partners for Youth with Disabilities – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | Partners for Youth with Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students (freshmen through seniors) and current college students who have participated in a any PYD program.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Birth Injury Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Distasio Law Firm
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who has a birth injury diagnosis.

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