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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 26
Graduating high school seniors from high schools in the United States intending to enroll full-time in an accredited 4-year college or university OR students who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university. Candidates must be from a family where a parent was diagnosed with ALS while the applicant was/is in high school or in college. Along with the VCCF scholarship application and required components, students must include documentation of parent diagnosis consisting of a signed and dated (within 6 months of the application deadline) letter on letterhead from an ALS Center or ALS Clinic. Prior recipients may re-apply for consideration in successive years. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. A preference in the selection process will be given to applicants from Southern California and from the state of Iowa. A preference in the selection process will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
Ventura County Community Foundation 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Ste. A Camarillo, CA 93012 Phone: (805) 988-0196 Fax: (805) 484-2700 Email: vccf@vccf.org https://vccf.academicworks.com/opportunities/672
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1 in each eligible state
Deadline:
January 30
The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to a qualifying high school student living within one of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted telecommunications relay and/or captioned telephone service provider. This includes California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington. In each of these states, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to one eligible applicant.
Amount:
$500-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
- Enrolled in a 4 year University or College in Fall of application year. - University must be in the United States. - Minimum 3.0 GPA - Student who will be Freshman-Senior in Fall are eligible to apply. - Graduate students are eligible. - Past scholarship winners of The Simon Cancer Foundation are not eligible to reapply. - Applicants must sign an affidavit verifying they've had any type of cancer during their lifetime.
Contact:
The Simon Cancer Foundation, Inc. P. O. Box 25093 Tamarac, FL 33320 E-mail: thescf@gmail.com Website: www.thescf.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 31st
This $1,000 award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. It will be given to a student 19 or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field including art, music, science, math, athletics or community service. Honorable Mentions will also be awarded.
Contact:
Smart Kids with LD, 38 Kings Highway North, Westport, CT 06880. For information, contact us via email at Info@SmartKidswithLD.org. https://www.smartkidswithld.org
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
February 1 Priority deadline for ALL students: (prospective, newly admitted, and current) August 1 Final scholarship application deadline October 31 Scholarship application deadline for newly admitted students for spring semester only
The Alexis Buskirk Epilepsy Student Book Scholarships to offer financial assistance for book expenses to Alaska Pacific University students with epilepsy. The scholarship may be used for the purchase of books for study only at Alaska Pacific University. The Alexis Buskirk Memorial Book Scholarship was created in memoriam of Alexis Buskirk (1908-2003), a charter member of the Friendship Temple II Pythion Sisters.
Amount:
$3000 per year x 2 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by industry and through donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. Minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 are eligible to apply. Students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine Biology is not eligible. Students eligible to apply for the AMS Minority Scholarship Program may also apply to the AMS Freshman Scholarship Program but can only accept one scholarship if selected for both.
Contact:
amsinfo@ametsoc.org Phone: 617-227-2425 Fax: 617-742-8718 The application includes specific guidelines; if you have further questions, contact AMS Development and Student Program Manager Donna Fernandez ( 617-227-2426 ext. 3907).
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 10
ALL North Carolina students with disabilities are eligible for nomination. Including students enrolled in the Occupation Course of Study, students who will be receiving a Graduate Certificate and students enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study.
Contact:
To send via email, scan your completed application, supporting materials, etc. into a single PDF and email to MCGaward@ecacmail.org. If you have not received an email confirmation within 3 business days, please contact Cheryl Strupe: 800-962-6817 before application deadline. If emailing this document is not possible, documents may be sent via USPS mail, FedEx, UPS or hand delivered to: Matthew C. Graziadei Award ECAC 907 Barra Row, Suite 103 Davidson, NC 28036 https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/ecac-news/applications-now-being-accepted-for-the-2021-matthew-c-graziadei-achievement-scholarship-award/
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 14
One scholarship of $3,500 given to a female undergraduate student studying music.
Contact:
We hope you will find the answers to many of your questions on AFB's website. If you need additional help, please contact us: 1401 South Clark Street Suite 730 Arlington, VA 22202 212-502-7600 https://www.afb.org/about-afb/events-and-awards/afb-scholarships
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 19
Applicant must be under the age of 25 and must have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a life threatening disease within the past 5 years. Applicant must be pursuing an Associate's Degree as a bridge to a Bachelor's degree or higher. *Note: The applicant may be directly pursuing a Bachelor's degree without pursuing an Associate's Degree first. Applicant must complete Scholarship for Survivors application in full (Part A-E) Applicant must write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals (1000 word maximum). Applicant must submit written documentation from a treating physician that outlines applicants' medical history. Applicant must provide two letters of recommendation from non-related persons (examples: teachers, coaches, community leaders). Reference letters must be submitted on business letterhead and include contact information within the letter. Applicant must provide an OFFICIAL high school and/or current college transcript (to include school seal); whichever is applicable. Applicant must submit completed financial form that will demonstrate financial need and include a copy of the first two pages of tax return.
Contact:
Patient Advocate Foundation 421 Butler Farm Road Hampton, VA 23666 United States help@patientadvocate.org https://www.patientadvocate.org/connect-with-services/apply-for-a-scholarship/
Amount:
$3000 Recognition on The Jed Foundation's website A trip to New York to attend JED's Annual Gala
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 24
The Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award is an annual award honoring a student who is reducing prejudice around mental illness, raising awareness of mental health issues on campus, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers. It was established in 2008 through a contribution made by Carol Ullman and the late Joseph Greenspan, in memory of their son, Jerry Greenspan. This award is designed to encourage dialogue about mental health on campuses, reduce prejudice around emotional disorders, and raise visibility of the outstanding students who are tackling these issues at schools across the country.
Contact:
JED 6 E 39th Street, Suite 700 New York, NY 10016 TEL (212) 647-7544 FAX (212) 647-7542 https://www.jedfoundation.org/student-voice-award/