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First 10 Disability scholarships:

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.
Amount:
Tuition/Stipend Support: $8500 Tuition Offset Annual Stipend $22,000 Ph.D. Fellows, $16,000 Masters Fellows * Center-based Research Experience: $7000 stipend for 10 week research experience * Professional Development Annual Symposium Leadership Development Training * Cohort Collaborative Community Networking Peer-to-Peer Mentoring o Alumni Advocacy
Awards:
20
Deadline:
November 9
Open to U.S. citizens, including residents of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories. Note: Permanent residents and non-US citizens are ineligible for the JPFP.Eligible Institutions: Accredited, U.S. Institution (i.e., Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Majority Institutions, and Other Minority Serving Institutions). Minimum 3.00 on a 4.00 grading scale * Must be a member of an underrepresented group, which includes women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline. Note: Detailed ethnicity definitions are posted on FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS on the UNCFSP Registration System. * Must either be within the first 3 years of a graduate program at an accredited, U.S. university OR be in the process of applying to an accredited STEM graduate program. Note: Persons who have advanced to doctoral candidacy are in-eligible.Non-Degree or special status students who are enrolled in masters or doctoral level courses are ineligible. * Cannot participate in any other federally-funded fellowship or scholarship program. * Fellows are required to be enrolled as a full-time student. Although the fellowship is not renewable during the three-year period, the availability of support for subsequent years is 1) subject to availability of funds and 2) contingent upon certification to NASA by the fellows institution that the fellow is making satisfactory academic progress toward an advanced degree
Contact:
UNCF Special Programs, Corporation Attn: Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral 6402 Arlington Blvd., Suite 600 Falls Church, VA (703) 205-7625 sheryl.karpowicz@uncfsp.org uncfsp.org/jpfp
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 09
The scholarship program is open to anyone who has been diagnosed with leukemia, and who is interested in pursuing secondary or post-secondary education.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15
Applicant must be enrolled as a full time in an undergraduate school (freshman or greater status) or be enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, and have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability. (Applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered.) Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the US and enrolled in an accredited United States university. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, disability research, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.
Contact:
American Association on Health and Disability 110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J Rockville, MD 20850 Phone: (301) 545-6140 Fax: (301) 545-6144 E-mail: : scholarship@aahd.us
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15th
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a sophomore in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities. Important: applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school student entering college in the fall of in application year are NOT eligible to apply. Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be enrolled full time as undergraduate student and completed one full year of college or more. In other words, the applicant must have sophomore or greater status in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post graduate degree. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health. Preference will be given to students with a history of community service and/or volunteer activities. Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States and enrolled in an accredited United States university.
Contact:
Scholarship Committee American Association on Health and Disability 110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J Rockville, MD 20850 https://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 28
Two $1,000 training grants ($500 for training/$500 for dive equipment) will be awarded: one to any disabled diver who wishes to pursue or further his/her dive education or purchase adaptive equipment, and one to a dive master, assistant instructor, or instructor to gain the required education/training to assist or teach the disabled to dive. Candidates can be male or female. Up to $500 may be used for dive training, and up to $500 may be used for dive equipment. The grant is presented in the form of a certificate, to be redeemed at the time the recipient enrolls in an approved diving course/program and purchases adaptive dive equipment, at which time the funds are submitted directly to the training facility and supplier of the equipment.
Contact:
WDHOF, Inc. 2753 Broadway, Box 206 New York, NY 10025 General information: information@wdhof.org Scholarship information: scholarships@wdhof.org Member nomination information: nominations@wdhof.org Website: www.wdhof.org
Amount:
$2000 per year, renewable up to 3 additional years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 1
Applicant must be a special needs student, enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university or licensed trade or vocational school. Sponsored by a member lodge of the Michigan Elks Association. Letter from doctor regarding special needs, letters of recommendation, official high school transcripts, application, letter from parent or guardian describing family situation and financial need. Contact for more details.
Contact:
Michigan Elks Association Contact Person: Louis J Roos, State Secretary E-mail: ljroos@comcast.net Phone: 1-810-220-0961 Website: www.mielks.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 15
Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 18
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Alsace Dickerson, Marketing Assistant (e-mail bigsouth@bigsouth.org / 704-341-7990) www.sunbeltrentals.com
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 25
This is an open scholarship for all the students of University, College and High school. Every student can take part of this offer. Just write a decent informative and guide type article on the topic and submit it.