Learning and Cognitive Disability Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with learning disabilities and cognitive disabilities.

Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: KFM Making a Difference
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 28, 2018
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.

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship
Sponsor: Shire US Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and is under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD. Applicant must be accepted to or will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited program.

Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Award
Sponsor: Learning Ally
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with learning disabilities.

Drew Swan Sibling Scholarship
Sponsor: Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are the sibling of an individual with a developmental disability.

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
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.

ABA Therapy Scholarship
Sponsor: Action Behavior Centers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
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 2018. Applicant must be studying in a field that will benefit the research or clinical therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Mays Mission for the Handicapped Scholarship
Sponsor: Mays Mission for the Handicapped
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have a documented significant physical and/or mental disability.

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.

Dyslexia/Auditory Processing Disorder Scholarship
Sponsor: Gemm Learning
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in college during fall 2018 and who have dyslexia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to living with dyslexia.

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.

Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism
Sponsor: The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2018 semester. Applicant or a close family member must have been diagnosed with a form of autism, including Asperger syndrome.

Ernst Law Group Brain Injury Caregiver Scholarship
Sponsor: Ernst Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are, or have been, a caregiver of someone living with a serious brain injury.

Reiter & Walsh, P.C. Annual Birth Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Reiter & Walsh, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school, college, or graduate program who have either personally sustained a birth injury OR have an immediate family member affected by a birth injury OR be influenced in another explainable way by birth injury, neonatal injury, or disability. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the Untied States.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors 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: August 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a four-year college who is either a brain injury victim or their caregiver.

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