Scholarships open to students with learning disabilities and cognitive disabilities.
ASIST – Columbus Scholarship
Sponsor: Executive Women International – Columbus
March 27, 2020 – extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female incoming and current non-traditional students in Central Ohio. Special consideration will be given to students with financial need, socially, physically and economically challenged adults, and preference is given to those with children residing in the home.
Dollars 4 Tic Scholars College Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have Chronic Tic Disorder or Tourette’s Syndrome.
Ruby’s Rainbow Scholarship
Sponsor: Ruby’s Rainbow
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals with Down Syndrome who are 18 years of age or older and have a desire and intent to enroll or continue enrollment in a class or program that will enhance their life through employment, independent living or life skills, or interest in any other areas.
Drew Swan Sibling Scholarship
Sponsor: Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP)
Closing Date: April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are the sibling of an individual with a developmental disability.
Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: KFM Making a Difference
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students enrolled in a post-secondary program (college, community college, vocational program, etc.) with an autism.
Adults with Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: Autism Delaware
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware resident students with autism spectrum disorder who have completed high school or earned a GED and possess the capacity to complete a post-secondary program. Applicant must have been accepted into a post-secondary program.
John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are disabled, including but not limited to physical disabilities (spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological handicaps (autism, post-traumatic stress, etc.). Applicant must reside in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
Scholarships for Students with Autism
Sponsor: Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students attending two or four-year universities, life skills or post secondary programs, or vocational, technical, or trade schools. Applicant must face daily challenges related to autism and attend programs that assist in skill-building, job-readiness, and other transition-related skills.
Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: June 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have neurological disabilities or are the child of a person with a neurological disability. Priority will be given to direct spinal cord injuries and diseases resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida.
Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism
Sponsor: The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2020 semester. Applicant or a close family member must have been diagnosed with a form of autism, including Asperger syndrome.
Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
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.