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Deadline:
August 31
The National Amputation Foundation is proud to offer scholarships to college students with a major limb amputation, who will be attending an accredited university as a full time student. A major limb amputation is described as loss of limb beginning at or above the wrist or ankle. The scholarship application period begins September 1st with a deadline of August 31st. The amount awarded is determined by the number of applicants. To apply for the Claude S. Weiler Scholarship, the requirements are as follows: A letter from an attending physician (on letterhead) confirming that the student has a major limb amputation. A letter from the college confirming that the student will be (or is) attending the school as a full time student. Please make sure the school address is included. A copy of the students transcript, or a letter from the high school or college, confirming the student is in good standing The student's Proof of American Citizenship, i.e. copy of birth certificate or naturalization papers. The student's school ID number. A short letter (not more than one page) from the student explaining how the loss of limb(s) has affected his or her life. The winning students will be notified and the scholarship will be sent directly to the Bursar's Office at the college. Please send your request to: The National Amputation Foundation Att: Claude S. Weiler Scholarship Coordinator 40 Church Street Malverne NY 11565
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National Amputation Foundation Paul Bernacchio, President 40 Church Street Malverne, NY 11565 Phone: (516) 887-3600 Fax: (516) 887-3667 E-mail: amps76@aol.com botwin.net/natamp/scholar1.html
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Deadline:
August 31
You are currently an enrolled student at a California college/university. You have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA as an undergraduate student OR a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA as a graduate student at a college/university .Note: some scholarships may require a higher cumulative GPA to apply. Check Eligibility Alerts on the Scholarship Descriptions page for restrictions. You have completed at least 6 semester units or 8 quarter units as an undergraduate student OR 3 semester units or 4 quarter units as a graduate student at a college/university *Note: unofficial transcripts are required for application to verify cumulative GPA and completed units You will be enrolled in classes at a California college/university for Fall Note: Proof of enrollment will be required upon acceptance of award You have a verifiable disability and you are a participating student in your college/university's disability support program/office Note: Disability Certification Form required for application
Contact:
For additional questions, contact capedscholarships2017@gmail.com. www.caped.io/scholarships/
Amount:
$500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 1
Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S. Enrolled at the undergraduate level. Age sixteen (16) years or older. Legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa. Carry a status of Good Standing. Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0. Essay should be 300 to 500 words in length.
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1-800- Wheelchair Scholarship 320 Roebling Street Suite 515 Brooklyn, NY 11211 www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/
Amount:
$1000
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Deadline:
September 1
Applications submitted must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to be considered for funding: Applicant must be older than 18 and diagnosed with MS, or be the parent of a minor child with MS. Applicant must have no existing financial net (such as Medicaid or private insurance) to cover the request. Applicant must grant MS Focus the right to use their name and photograph for promotional purposes. Applicant must agree to sign a disclaimer. Applicant must be a resident of the United States. Application must be postmarked/ time-stamped between June 1 and September 1. Request must be for specific goods or services. Cash, medications, or items available through current programs are not included.
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Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 6520 North Andrews Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309-2130 USA Website: www.msfocus.org
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Deadline:
September 2 (Fall) January 2 (Spring)
Annual awards for legally blind undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution. Number of awards may vary. An essay and proof of vision impairment must be included with application packet.
Amount:
$5000-$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 15 for second-year law students and February 15 for first-year law students.
These scholarships will be available to law students attending ABA accredited law schools in the United States. The scholarships will be paid directly to the students or to their law schools.
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Up to $3500
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Deadline:
September 25
The Robert Dole Scholarship for Disabled Students is funded by the honorable former Senate majority leader Robert Dole who was severely wounded in World War II. Robert Dole Scholarship for Disabled Students provides scholarships to physically and mentally challenged students attending one of the 38 UNCF member college or university.
Contact:
If you have any questions, please contact Kenya Gray at kenya.gray@uncf.org Url: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/cf800c06-b1a8-4809-8122-f3eb6b5c68b2
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 30
To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Deadline:
October 01
Must have a parent battling a primary brain tumor or have a parent who has passed away as a result of a primary brain tumor. The tumor must have originated in the brain. 2. Must be accepted as a full time enrollee at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university. 3. Must be eligible to receive the scholarship for at least 2 terms (Spring, Summer or Fall). Students who are currently in high school should wait to apply until they have entered their selected college or university. 4.Must show proof of good standing with a 2.5 GPA or better. 5.Must be between the ages of 18 to 23 years old. Student essays, grades, letters of recommendation, and financial need will be considered when awarding this scholarship.
Contact:
Website: www.mindsmatterusa.org/ For more information, please contact George Bartol's daughters: Kari Bartol Romano 407 - 718 - 7601 Specializedrehab@gmail.com Heather Bartol Shields 407 - 493 - 9169 Livebait3@gmail.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 1
Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other disabling conditions.