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.

Joey Stowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

Fabriele Disability Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: John B. Fabriele, III, LLC – Attorney At Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2017 who have at least a 3.3 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Rehabmart.com Scholarship
Sponsor: RehabMart.com
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with disabilities, health science students, or anyone majoring in special needs education.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full-time in the fall. Applicant must be under a physician’s care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.

ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarship
Sponsor: ExceptionalNurse.com
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to nursing students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2017
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: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and 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.

Mays Mission for the Handicapped Scholarship
Sponsor: Mays Mission for the Handicapped
Amount:
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have a documented significant physical and/or mental disability.

SpinLife.com Innovation in Motion Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SpinLife.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to manual or power wheelchair users who are at least 17 years old and enrolled at an accredited four-year educational institution at the undergraduate level. Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. or possess a valid student visa and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Bottar Leone Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottar Leone Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university or community college in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have a documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible) and have demonstrated financial need.

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