Learning and Cognitive Disability Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with learning disabilities and cognitive disabilities.

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. Award is open to a student 19 years old or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field, including art, music, science, math, athletics, or community service.

RiSE Scholarship
Sponsor: RiSE Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Applicant must be current high school, college bound senior who has submitted applications to and is planning on attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a documented learning disability (a diagnosis of ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify).

Dottie R. Walker LEAD Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: LEAD Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Colorado and Nevada residents with an identified learning disability or AD/HD, who are pursuing a post-secondary degree.

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.

Morelli Scholarship
Sponsor: Park City Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students diagnosed or presumed to have a learning challenge who are interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Terrill Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Terrill Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and military personnel with neurologic injuries and/or diseases.

Ralph G. Norman Scholarship
Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in Fall 2019. Applicant must be a current Arkansas resident and recognize and understand his or her learning disability and is able to self-advocate when necessary.

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.

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars College Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have Chronic Tic Disorder or Tourette’s Syndrome.

Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: KFM Making a Difference
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 29, 2019
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.

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.

Jim Dodson Law Scholarship for Brain Injury Victims & Their Caregivers
Sponsor: Jim Dodson Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to brain injury victims and their caregivers who are incoming or currently enrolled in a four-year college with at least a 2.75 GPA.

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: June 28, 2019
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.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
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.

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