Hearing Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with hearing impairments.

Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship
Sponsor: Sertoma
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students with a minimum 40db bilaterial 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.

Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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.

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.

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.

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Association of People with Disabilities
Amount: $5,625
Closing Date: June 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. While applicant does not need to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for the scholarship, applicant must currently be enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
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.

Swope, Rodante P.A. Scholarship for Philanthropic Efforts
Sponsor: Swope, Rodante P.A.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are seeking an undergraduate or advanced degree at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how their field of study will positively impact the lives of people with a disability and a personal statement on how and why they choose to give back to the community.

TechChecks Business Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: TechChecks
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming students for Fall 2019 who will be working towards their MBA or any other field that emphasizes business or marketing. Preference will be given to applicants who are female, have a disability, or belong to a minority group.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 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.

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.

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