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.

Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students
Sponsor: National Amputation Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
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, 2020
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 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2021. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
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.

Birth Injury Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Distasio Law Firm
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who has a birth injury diagnosis.

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