Hearing Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with hearing impairments.

Kim and Harold Louis Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and individuals entering their freshman year of college during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service. Special consideration will be noted for applicants who have parents who are U.S. veterans or currently in the U.S. military, students with financial need, first generation college students, and students with a documented significant disability.

Microsoft disAbility Scholarship
Sponsor: Microsoft
Amount: $5,000 per year, up to $20,000 total
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors living with a disAbility who plan to attend an undergraduate program following graduating. Applicant must plan to declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field.

AG Bell College Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 8, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students who have bilateral hearing loss diagnosed before the age of four and who are enrolled in or planning to attend a mainstream university and working toward a four-year undergraduate degree or a graduate degree.

disABLEDperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: disABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with disabilities who are enrolled in a two or four-year college or university in the United States. Student must submit an essay on the topic of the Social Security Disability Income Program.

Help America Hear Scholarship Scholarships
Sponsor: Foundation for Sight & Sound
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have a hearing loss which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life.

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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-visible differences.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
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.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

Incight Scholarship
Sponsor: Incight
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 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.

Millie Brother Scholarship for Hearing Children of Deaf Adults
Sponsor: Children of Deaf Adults, Inc.
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to hearing children of deaf adults who are incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students. International students are welcome to apply.

George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy
Sponsor: The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time graduate students with a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately severe to profound range, using listening and spoken language as their primary method of communication. Application must be attending an accredited mainstream law schools or a master or doctoral program in public policy or public administration.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who are a member of a minority group that is underrepresented in the fields of fashion and/or entrepreneurship (I.e. African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander) OR have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in fashion and/or entrepreneurship.

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