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, 2018
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.

Scholarship for Deaf or Hard of Hearing High School Seniors
Sponsor: Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
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, 2018
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.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Preference may be given to students not receiving other substantial financial aid, and to students in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Rehabmart.com Scholarship
Sponsor: RehabMart.com
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with disabilities, health science students, or anyone majoring in special needs education.

ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarship
Sponsor: ExceptionalNurse.com
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to nursing students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.

Joey Stowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Association of People with Disabilities
Amount: $5,625
Closing Date: June 6, 2018
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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2018
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.

Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
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, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are seeking an undergraduate or 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.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
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.

Bottar Leone Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottar Leone Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university or community college in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have a documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible) and have demonstrated financial need.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2018
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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
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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