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: Varies
Closing Date: October 13, 2021
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 whether they believe “obesity” should be classified as a disability under the ADA.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2021
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, DACA students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

UNCF Numotion Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Numotion | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college students who have a mobility-related disability.

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