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.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 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-visible differences.

Mays Mission for the Handicapped Scholarship
Sponsor: Mays Mission for the Handicapped
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have a documented significant physical and/or mental disability.

Bottar Leone Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottar Leone Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 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.

DarrasLaw Scholarship
Sponsor: DarrasLaw
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to employment for disabled workers.

Law Office of Joseph J. LoRusso Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Joseph J. LoRusso
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are planning on attending an accredited U.S. college or university during the Fall 2018 semester. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to birth injuries.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: July 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Preference may be given to students not receiving other substantial financial aid, and to students in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.8.

Reiter & Walsh, P.C. Annual Birth Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Reiter & Walsh, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school, college, or graduate program who have either personally sustained a birth injury OR have an immediate family member affected by a birth injury OR be influenced in another explainable way by birth injury, neonatal injury, or disability. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the Untied States.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are a member of a minority group that is underrepresented in the fields of fashion and/or entrepreneurship (I.e. African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander) OR have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in fashion and/or entrepreneurship.

CHASA Scholarship
Sponsor: Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
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.

For more scholarships, click “next” below.

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: