Hearing Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with hearing impairments.

Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: DiversityJobs
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all diversity and minority students, including Hispanics, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, military veterans, women, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. Applicant must be enrolled in and currently attending a school that has registered for DiversityJobs’ scholarship program (see website for details). Applicant must submit a completed online application.

Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship
Sponsor: Sertoma
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students with a minimum 40db bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT of 40db or greater in both ears. Applicant must be pursing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis at a college or university in the United States.

Scholarship for Deaf or Hard of Hearing High School Seniors
Sponsor: Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to deaf or hard of hearing high school seniors attending school in one of the following New Jersey or Pennsylvania counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Burlington, Camden, Mercer, Salem, Glocester or New Castle.

Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students with a significant bilateral hearing loss (at least a 50 dB unaided hearing loss in both ears). Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Joey Stowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
Description: Contest is open to young people through grade 12 in the United States and Canada, to CEGEP in Quebec and grade 13 in the Caribbean, who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. Applicant must be deaf or hard of hearing. Closing date is the national closing date. Applicant should contact local Optimist Club for specific date.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and 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-visible differences.

Villasenor Latinx Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
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, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

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