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.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have an identified disability and are high school seniors or current undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States in the entire 2018-2019 academic year. Only the first 700 applications submitted will be considered.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
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, 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.

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have neurological disabilities or are the child of a person with a neurological disability. Priority will be given to direct spinal cord injuries and diseases resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida.

Google Lime Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Lime Connect
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 10, 2017
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, 2017
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, 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: December 31, 2017
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.

Luke G Neurological Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time college students who are living with a neurological disorder.

ADA Central Annual College Scholarship
Sponsor: ADA Central Signs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay about their experience with, or what the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) means to them.

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