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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
June 21
Person with hemophilia A or B, who is either a high school senior with aspirations of attending an institute of higher education (college, university, or vocational-technical school) or a college student already pursuing a post-secondary education.
Contact:
National Hemophilia Foundation 7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204 New York, NY 10001 800-424-2634 www.hemophilia.org/Community-Resources/Scholarships/Kevin-Child-Scholarship
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
Mays Mission offers scholarships to deserving individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities. Our current program supports 7 college students. To qualify for a Mission scholarship one must be able to document a significant disability, score of 18 or better on the A.C.T or 870 on S.A.T., be enrolled in a four-year study program (under-graduate) only working toward a baccalaureate degree and provide proof of enrollment. Upon acceptance to our program, recipients agree to provide proof of full-time enrollment each semester, submit grades, maintain a GPA of 2.3 and write an update letter providing the Mission with information pertaining to grades, struggles, triumphs, campus life and a general "how are you doing" letter.
Contact:
Mays Mission for the Handicapped 604 Colonial Dr. Heber Springs, AR 72543 Email: info@maysmission.org Phone: 501-362-7526 Toll Free: 888 503-7955 Fax: 501-362-7529 www.maysmission.org/programs.html
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 1
Each applicant must be diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and be working towards a degree with a minimum of six credits per semester at an accredited United States college or university. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be involved in at least one extracurricular activity (e.g., performance group, athletics, clubs/organizations, community service, employment, etc.).
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
July 01
A 750 word essay about a physical or mental hardship must be written and it must also explain how the recovery has benefited their life. For all of the scholarship details, please feel free to visit the scholarship page. The Road To Recovery Scholarship Is Open To Apply For Any Student Who Is Currently Enrolled In An Accredited Community College, Undergraduate, Or Graduate Program In The United States. Students Who Are Currently Incoming First-Year College Students And Have Graduated High School Or Possesses A GED May Also Apply. Any Eligible Candidates Must Be In Good Academic Standing And Have A Minimum Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Or Above.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jul 15
In memory of Joshua Gomes, scholarship is awarded to individuals living with HIV/AIDS to pursue education at the college of their choice. Applicant must be HIV positive or have AIDS. Must be accepted into or enrolled in a U.S. college, university, institute or technical college. Applicant must be accepted into or enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study. Previous applicants and recipients are encouraged to reapply each year.
Contact:
The Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund 2700 South Emerson Street Englewood, CO 80113-1737 Website: www.joshuagomes.org
Amount:
$2500 to top video, $2500 to top essay
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 16
Mesothelioma cancer claims the lives of thousands of people every year in the United States, and its impact is felt for a lifetime by tens of thousands more people who are dear to them. Baron and Budd mesothelioma attorneys have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of mesothelioma cancer victims and their loved ones for over four decades, and have established these scholarships to honor their legacy. Each entry must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the scholarship: %uF0B7 Open to entering freshman only, any major field of study, or undecided major, %uF0B7 Must be entering a US-based four-year university or college, or a two-year college, %uF0B7 Must provide two letters of recommendation, %uF0B7 Applicants may submit a written essay, between 800-1,250 words, %uF0B7 Applicants may submit a 2-3 minute YouTube video, or both. %uF0B7 Must be accepted into a university or college. Scholarship funds will be dispersed directly to %uF0B7 your school %uF0B7 Deadline for submissions is Monday, July 16, 2018 %uF0B7 Scholarship winners will be chosen Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
Contact:
For more information about the Baron and Budd scholarship program, contact Bradley Bowen. Baron and Budd 3102 Oak Lawn Ave #1100 Dallas, TX 75219 (214) 521-3605 scholarship@baronandbudd.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2 per year
Deadline:
July 31, November 30
Awarded twice per year to one high-achieving disabled student. Must be graduating high school senior or undergraduate student. Minimum 2.8 GPA. Must submit proof of disability and official high school transcripts.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
July 31
The Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship is open to high-achieving students who meet two key criteria: Either you or a close family member has been diagnosed with a form of autism (including Asperger syndrome), and You are currently enrolled or have been accepted to an accredited university or college, either at the undergraduate or post-graduate level.
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Minimum GPA - 2.8 Proof of Disability. U.S. Citizen. Must be enrolled in accredited college for fall.
Contact:
Friedl Richardson 19840 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 Phone: randy@friedlrichardson.com Url: www.friedlrichardson.com/scholarships/disabled-students-pursuing-a-career-in-law-scholarship/
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Description: This scholarship program is for students who are suffering from a debilitating condition(s) while continuing their education at a college institution. The condition can be any medically diagnosed impairment (physical or mental) that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life. The applicant will need to provide a physician's statement of diagnosis for their impairment in addition to the other required documentation. QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for this scholarship program, an applicant must meet the following requirements: -The applicant must be enrolled in a U.S. college institution. -The applicant must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes for the upcoming fall semester. -The applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.5 from their most recent transcript (college or high school). -The applicant must have one letter of recommendation from a creditable source. -The applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. -The applicant must have a medically diagnosed impairment. All applicants will be required to write a short essay between 500 and 1,500 words about the essay topic given below. Essay topic: Describe an obstacle or hardship that arose due to your condition and how you were able to overcome it. Explain the impact it has had on your life and how it will influence you in the future. CRITERIA: The essay is used to determine the winner of the scholarship. Once the application period has closed our judges will read all of the essays and choose winners by the third week of August. The essays are judged by our team of senior disability advocates and the winner is chosen based on originality, writing style, and quality of content. Accreditation & Documentation: All of the requirements must be validated with the proper documentation. The applicant will need to submit the documentation as part of the application for the scholarship. Essentially we will need a copy of the applicant's: -College acceptance letter or college ID -Upcoming fall class schedule (confirming 12 credit hours or more) -Most recent transcript (college or high school) -Valid ID or documentation confirming legal residency (driver's license, passport, etc.) -Physician's statement of diagnosis Submission: Submit your application, essay, and other additional information and documents required to scholarship@disabilitycarecenter.org. Only applications by email will be accepted. Additional Information: For more information visit disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/ or email any questions you may have to scholarship@disabilitycarecenter.org.