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.

NGLCC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 10, 2022
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: Varies
Closing Date: December 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students (freshmen through seniors) and current college students who have participated in a any PYD program.

API Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
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.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship
Sponsor: Certa Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current or soon-to-be undergraduate students who have had their life altered due to a bodily injury from an automotive or pedestrian accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
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 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who has a birth injury diagnosis.

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