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.

National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: DisABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a disability who are enrolled full-time in a two or four-year accredited college or university in the United States and who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on their best experience of a “Random Act of Kindness.”

Cellar Legal P.A. Employment Skills Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Cellar Legal, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Florida high school seniors and college freshman seeking a degree at an accredited Florida four-year university, college or community college. Applicant must submit a video about job loss, workplace discrimination, disability or harassment on the job.

Business Plan Scholarship for Students With Disabilities
Sponsor: Fit Small Business
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavior conditions, and all other disabling conditions.

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Sponsor: American Association on Health and Disability
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are enrolled full-time and have a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.

Swope, Rodante P.A. Scholarship for Philanthropic Efforts
Sponsor: Swope, Rodante P.A.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are seeking an undergraduate or an advanced degree at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how their field of study will positively impact the lives of people with a disability and a personal statement on how and why they choose to give back to the community.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school or current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

Bottar Leone Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottar Leone Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
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.

Google Lime Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Lime Connect
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 9, 2018
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.

Mobility Scooters Direct Scholarship Program
Sponsor: MobilityScootersDirect.com
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 10, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA and who can demonstrate involvement on campus or in the community. Applicant must submit a completed application, personal essay, and a recommendation.

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.

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