Visual Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with visual impairments.

Brother James Kearney Scholarship Program for the Blind
Sponsor: Lavelle Fund For the Blind, Inc.
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: No Deadline
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are either legally blind or so severely visually impaired that a Lavelle-sponsored vision assessment expert confirms that the student would need special support services to succeed in college. Applicant must be studying at one of 11 participating colleges in the New York City area.

Rehabmart.com Scholarship
Sponsor: RehabMart.com
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with disabilities, health science students, or anyone majoring in special needs education.

ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarship
Sponsor: ExceptionalNurse.com
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to nursing students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.

Joey Stowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Association of People with Disabilities
Amount: $5,625
Closing Date: June 6, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. While applicant does not need to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for the scholarship, applicant must currently be enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2018
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.

Mary P. Oenslager Scholastic Achievement Award
Sponsor: Learning Ally
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Learning Ally members who are completing undergraduate or graduate degrees and are blind or visually impaired.

Swope, Rodante P.A. Scholarship for Philanthropic Efforts
Sponsor: Swope, Rodante P.A.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are seeking an undergraduate or or 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.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

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.

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