Health Conditions Scholarships

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.

American Nystagmus Network Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Nystagmus Network
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are diagnosed with nystagmus.

HFA Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: Hemophilia Federation of America
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students with a bleeding disorder or closely related to someone with a bleeding disorder (parent/sibling/child) and seeking a post-secondary education from a college, university or trade school. Most scholarships are open to students of all majors, but there is one scholarship open to students pursing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who reside in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware. Applicant must be an organ transplant recipient and be under the age of 25.

NY Beat the Odds Scholarship
Sponsor: Children’s Defense Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000 for college, SAT prep, one-on-one college advising, college tours, and other training and workshops.
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school sophomores who attend a public, charter, or alternative school in one of the five boroughs (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island) of New York City. Applicant must have overcome significant adversity (i.e. poverty, disability, homeless or abuse), demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, and/or employment, and demonstrate a commitment to their community and/or social justice issues.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to survivors of a pediatric brain or spinal cord tumor who are entering or currently enrolled in an advanced educational program.

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: National AIDS Memorial Grove
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, and college freshman, sophomores and juniors (ages 27 and younger) who demonstrate an active commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full-time in the fall. Applicant must be under a physician’s care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.

CIA Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Infusion Alliance (CIA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States (or students holding a valid student visa) who are enrolled in a two or four-year U.S. based college. Applicant must submit an essay on how a healthcare worker had made the difference in their life or someone they know.

CURE – Cancer Support Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted and current college students who were diagnosed with cancer in childhood and whose disease and related treatments placed a significant financial burden on them and their families.

Mark Dudley Scholarship
Sponsor: Midwest Hemophilia Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to any post secondary undergraduate students who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder and lives in the service area of the Midwest Hemophilia Association (Missouri and eastern Kansas).

MHA Scholarship
Sponsor: Midwest Hemophilia Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to any post secondary undergraduate students who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder and lives in the service area of the Midwest Hemophilia Association (Missouri and eastern Kansas).

Bonnie Strangio Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis and whose service and commitment to the prevention and cure of CF is exemplary.

Rosemary Quigley Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Diabetes Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Diabetes Council
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective college students who have Diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scroll to the bottom of the page for scholarship information and application.

Christopher Mark Pitkin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Kern, and Santa Barbara Counties, California. Applicant must have a bleeding disorder or must have an immediate family member with a bleed disorder.

Dr. Earl James Fahringer Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the following Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Kern, Inyo, or Santa Barbara. Applicant must be a person with a bleeding disorder OR have an immediate family member with a bleeding disorder. Applicant must be accepted into an educational/vocational institution and plan to be studying education in the performing arts: music, art, drama, film, or dance.

Heart Disease Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerger and Green
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university in the U.S. who has been diagnosed with heart disease or a congenital heart defect.

Joey Stowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

L.I.F.E. Scholarship
Sponsor: Lupus Inspiration Foundation for Excellence
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a college or university for the upcoming fall semester who have been diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Rick and Sherry Murray Medical Futures Scholarship
Sponsor: ALS Association – Florida Chapter
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Florida who are spouses, children, or grandchildren of a person who has been diagnosed with ALS. Applicant must be currently majoring in any medically related degree or attending any medically related certification program.

Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are HIV positive or have AIDS and will be enrolled in a college or university in the fall.

Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
Sponsor: John Foy & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
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.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Sponsor: MesotheliomaHelp.org
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age or older and are currently enrolled in a college or university within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Mesothelioma.

ABC Law Centers Cerebral Palsy Scholarship
Sponsor: American Baby & Child Law Centers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are seeking or in the process of completing higher education (either as an undergraduate or graduate student). Applicant must have cerebral palsy or have a family member with cerebral palsy.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
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.

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Name at a Glance Tag
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending institutions of higher education in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to Cystic Fibrosis. Applicant does not need to have Cystic Fibrosis.

Asthma and Allergy Scholarship
Sponsor: National Garage Door Atlanta
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have been diagnosed with asthma or suffer from any type of allergy.

CURE Scholarship
Sponsor: Citizens United For Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician or have an immediate family member (parent, spouse, child or sibling), and/or are a caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking to advance their personal knowledge in the field of epilepsy, as it is related to research, health education, awareness, and/or advocacy.

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
Sponsor: Los Angeles DUI Attorney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

DarrasLaw Scholarship
Sponsor: DarrasLaw
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Multiple Sclerosis.

Happy Valley Scholarship
Sponsor: Happy Valley
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
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.

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