Visual Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with visual impairments.

Hana Lima Scholarship
Sponsor: Alu Like, inc.
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Native Hawaiian Ancestry who are residents of the State of Hawaii and enrolled at least half-time in a vocational degree or certificate program in one of the approved educational institutions in Hawaii listed on the application. Preference will be given to non-traditional students: single parents, disabled (meets ADA definition), houseless, sole-income providers, previously incarcerated and wards of the court.

Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2018. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.

Business Plan Scholarship for Students With Disabilities
Sponsor: Fit Small Business
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavior conditions, and all other disabling conditions.

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Sponsor: American Association on Health and Disability
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2017
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.

Swope, Rodante P.A. Scholarship for Philanthropic Efforts
Sponsor: Swope, Rodante P.A.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are seeking an undergraduate or an 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.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school or current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
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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