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.
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who will be enrolled during the upcoming academic year. Applicant must be a resident of Washington, Oregon, or California and have any documented disability as defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body.
Susanna DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susanna DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have high academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement through persistence, courage, and determination while coping with a life-threatening or chronic physical or mental condition.
KY AHEAD Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Kentucky Association on Higher Education and Disability (KY AHEAD)
Closing Date: April 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students enrolled in a Kentucky post-secondary institution with at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must have a disability, as verified by Disability Support Services Officer at the applicant’s current post-secondary institution.
Scholarship for Children of Disabled Parents
Amount: Up to $45,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to New York state high school seniors who are children of disabled parents.
Birth Injury Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Distasio Law Firm
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who has a birth injury diagnosis.
Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: August 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.