Learning and Cognitive Disability Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with learning disabilities and cognitive disabilities.

Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Award
Sponsor: Learning Ally
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who graduated high school in 2019 and are currently attending college. Applicant must be a Learning Ally member and have a learning disability.

National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: DisABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a disability who are enrolled full-time in a two or four-year accredited college or university in the United States and who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on whether they believe “obesity” should be classified as a disability under the ADA.

Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: November 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are attending an undergraduate, JD, LLB, or LLM program at a college, university, or law school in the United States. Undergraduates must be interested in pursuing a law school education. Preference will be given to (a) students who have held various jobs to help support themselves through school, (b) students who have overcome personal adversity, or (c) are concerned about the rancorous tenor prevalent in American politics.

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Sponsor: American Association on Health and Disability
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are enrolled full-time and have a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.

UCT Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Order of United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students, or teachers looking to go back to school, who are pursuing degrees or certification to teach persons with intellectual disabilities.

ABA Therapy Scholarship
Sponsor: Action Behavior Centers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university full-time in 2019. Applicant must be studying in a field that will benefit the research or clinical therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Bressman Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college in the U.S. Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement as reflected by a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must also have a documented brain injury diagnosis provided by a licensed healthcare professional.

Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: KFM Making a Difference
Amount: $500
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.

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