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.

CHASA Scholarship
Sponsor: Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college and vocational students who are under the age of 25 and who have a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to any cause, or a diagnosis of pediatric stroke.

Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students
Sponsor: National Amputation Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with a major limb amputation.

Mobility Disability Scholarship
Sponsor: Karman Healthcare
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2020. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
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.

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Sponsor: American Association on Health and Disability
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
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.

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