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.
Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.8.
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.
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: August 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are at least 18 years of age and enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mesothelioma and two recommendations.
Sponsor: Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
Closing Date: August 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college and vocational students who are under the age of 25 and who have a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to any cause, or a diagnosis of pediatric stroke.
Scott Delgadillo Scholarship
Sponsor: Friends of Scott Foundation (Friends to Children with Cancer)
Closing Date: September 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to California students enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate school. Applicant must be diagnosed with cancer, currently receiving cancer treatment, or a cancer survivor.
Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Closing Date: September 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2022. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.
Breathing For Tomorrow Lung Cancer Scholarship
Sponsor: Pintas & Mullins Law Firm
Closing Date: November 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how losing a loved one to lung cancer has affected their life.
Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
Sponsor: John Foy & Associates
Closing Date: December 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been affected by leukemia, either by being diagnosed themselves or someone they loved being diagnosed with leukemia. Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or is an incoming freshmen at an accredited institution in the United States.
Happy Valley Cannabis Scholarship
Sponsor: Happy Valley
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are legal residents of the United States and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical cannabis.