Many students have battled health conditions that have created barriers for their education. Luckily, many companies and organizations want to help students with health conditions and their loved ones with their education.
Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
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.
Axon Optics ‘Migraine Story’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Axon Optics
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students at accredited two-year or four-year American universities or colleges who have suffered with migraines. Applicant must submit an essay, a video, or an image on a topic related to migraines.
Marcena Lozano Donate Life Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Marcena’s Miracles – The Marcena Lozano Donate Life Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to organ transplant recipients who are between the ages of 17 and 26 and reside in New York or Pennsylvania. Applicant must be a current or incoming college student attending in the Spring.
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
Sponsor: The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) or who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend who has battled or is currently fighting cancer. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.
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.
BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 29, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.
AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
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.
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