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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
March 1
Open to Maine high school seniors who plan to pursue post-secondary education. Applicants must meet the following requirements: *Must be student with a disability(ies) identified under IDEA and Chapter 101 *Must be student going on to post-secondary education * Must exhibit exceptional achievement in one or more of the following: 1. Academics 2. Extra-curricular, core-curricular 3. Leadership 4. Volunteerism
Contact:
To obtain information about applying for the A. Leigh Phillips Scholarship or to make a donation, contact Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities (MADSEC), 50 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 https://www.madsec.org/awards-and-scholarships.html
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 1
The annual $2,500 scholarship will fund services or accommodation for a library school student or students with disabilities admitted to an ALA-accredited library school. The scholarship will fund services or accommodations that are either not provided by law or otherwise by the university that will enable the student or students to successfully complete the course of study for a Master's or Doctorate in Library Science and become a library or information studies professional. To read application instructions, use this link. (Note that further down that page are links to the specific requirements for all scholarships.) Follow this link to apply, but be prepared to create a person login and password. (This is not the same as the login you use for members-only Web services.) Information about applying for scholarship Applicants must provide a letter on official stationery containing a brief statement attesting to their disability, bearing the signature of the authorizing professional. (Such verifying sources can include counselors in educational, vocational, and rehabilitation agencies, offices of disability services in colleges and veteran administrations, health professionals, and other qualified persons.) Student must be U.S. or Canadian citizen. There are no requirements on semester hours for a continuing student. Factors considered: Academic excellence, financial needs, leadership, and professional goals. Prepare a personal statement, one page, typewritten, outlining your interest in librarianship and how library education will aid you in achieving your goals. The award (check) will be made directly to the scholarship recipient(s). A presentation of the scholarship will be made at the ASCLA President's Program during Annual Conference.
Contact:
For further information, contact Eileen Hardy, ASCLA, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL, 60611, e-mail: ehardy@ala.org, (800) 545-2433, 1-4396, TDD: (888) 814-7692. www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=Scholarships&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=25132
Amount:
The scholarship consists of a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 1
The competition is open to high school seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better who are preparing to enter college and intend to become a journalist who will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.
Contact:
The National Press Club 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045 202-662-7500 Url: https://www.press.org/journalism-diversity
Amount:
$500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 1
OK-AHEAD offers scholarship money to Oklahoma students with disabilities in post-secondary education. Applications must be postmarked on or before March 1 of the award year. Scholarships can be applied at any Oklahoma technology center, or any two-year or four-year college or university. Up to three scholarships will be awarded: one to a student who will or is currently attending an Oklahoma two-year institution, another scholarship award for a student who will or is attending a four-year institution, and a third scholarship awarded to a student who attends or will attend a CareerTech. If there are no applicants from one of these institutions, the award will not be disbursed.
Contact:
OK-AHEAD PO Box 42152 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 Please contact Amber Bagwell from University of Tulsa for additional information .E-mail: alb8084@utulsa.edu www.ok-ahead.org/scholar.html
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
10
Deadline:
March 01
The Eric Dots Memorial College Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Eric Dostie by awarding financial assistance to students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder, or to their family members. Students must be citizens of the United States, and enrolled full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college program. The scholarship will award $1,000 each to 10 students who can best demonstrate scholastic achievement, community service and financial need. Applicants must submit an essay describing how his or her education will be used to serve humankind and to encourage self-improvement and enrichment.
Contact:
Nufactor 44900 Winchester Road Temecula, CA 92590 (800) 323-6832 www.nufactor.com/patients/resources/factor/eric-dostie-scholarship.html
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
The Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Fund's mission is to increase awareness and education about breast cancer, and to provide scholarships to high school seniors who have experienced a cancer diagnosis in a member of their immediate family. The Community Foundation is a non-profit organization, that serves El Dorado County, CA.
Contact:
Pink Ribbon Running Club 4698 Pavonia Court Cameron Park, CA 95682 Phone: 530-676-9299 www.pinkribbonrunning.org/scholarships
Amount:
$5000-$10,000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
March 1
The scholarship is intended for a student who has overcome a medical hardship afflicting him or herself, or who has a family member with a medical hardship. The applicant must demonstrate a passion for education in the Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary Management, or Hospitality Management to be eligible for the scholarship. Applicants should submit a 1,000-word essay explaining the applicant's medical hardship, passion for cooking and why he or she is deserving of the scholarship. To qualify, scholarships must be awarded prior to enrollment and applicants must begin their program of choice within one year of accepting the award.
Contact:
All submissions should be sent electronically to kevinnurse-memorial@ice.edu. No paper submissions will be accepted. https://www.ice.edu/newyork/admissions-financial-aid/financial-aid/scholarships
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Created in memory of a young athlete who committed suicide in 2006 after losing his battle with mental illness, the Drake Davis Foundation Scholarship is granted annually for graduating high school seniors who have overcome a mental health diagnosis and are dedicated to helping with the prevention of suicide. Qualified candidates must be accepted at an accredited U.S. higher learning institution, exemplify outstanding character, show leadership potential, and submit one letter of recommendation from a school official.
Contact:
Completed applications can be mailed to: Drake Davis Foundation, Inc. 1091 Ponte Vedra Boulevard Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 info@drakedavis.com www.drakedavis.com/scholarship.html
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 4
Scholarship applicants must be an active member of ANTSHE (http://www.myantshe.org/memberapplication), be at least 23 years old, and meet at least ONE of the following criteria as set forth by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): -Is considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid; -Is a parent -Is a single parent (either not married or married but separated and has dependents); or -A veteran from the military. -Be enrolled in a public two-year college, enrolled part-time or full-time degree program of study at an accredited college or university. -Minority student -Low-income -Employed part-time or full-time Visit http://www.myantshe.org/application for more information
Contact:
Visit www.myantshe.org/application for more information
Amount:
Up to $30,000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 5
Scholarship applicants must be current first-year students with full- or part-time class loads with an anticipated graduation date of May 2022 and should be currently attending one of the following law schools: University of California, Berkeley, School of Law; University of California Davis School of Law; University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Santa Clara University School of Law; Stanford Law School; or University of San Francisco School of Law. The scholarship program is open to law students of underrepresented groups whose background or personal experience would contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Scholarship recipients will be chosen based upon a combination of merit and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working and living in the Bay Area.