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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
The Arthur E. and Helen Copeland Scholarships are awarded annually to to one male (Arthur E. Copeland Scholarship) and one female (Helen Copeland Scholarship) United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) current member who is legally blind and enrolling/enrolled at a two-year or four-year or technical institution or university as a full-time student. Applicants must have participated in USABA sports programs. Consideration will be given to students with good academic records, involvement in civic/extracurricular activities, academic goals/objectives and USABA involvement at various levels. Applicants must be United States citizens.
Contact:
Contact Kevin Brousard at kbrousard@usaba.org or (719) 866-3019 with questions. https://www.usaba.org/membership/scholarships/
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:
$1000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
August 1
Women diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease. Must be a United States resident. Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more). Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school. Letter of medical Verification. Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person. Copy of most recent Transcripts. Copy of ACT or SATscores (incoming freshmen only). Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman). Outline of Work Experience or resume. 300 to 400 word Essay. Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it's family of companies are not eligible to apply.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
10
Deadline:
August 1
Men diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease or their immediate family member Must be a United States resident. Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more). Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school. Letter of medical Verification. Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person. Copy of most recent Transcripts. Copy of ACT or SAT scores (incoming freshmen only). Proof of Admission to the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman). Outline of Work Experience or resume. 300 to 400 word Essay. Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it's family of companies are not eligible to apply.
Contact:
BioMatrix (www.matrixhealthgroup.com/) HFA Scholarship Admin scholarship@hemophiliafed.org | (202)675-6984 999 N. Capitol Street NE, Ste. 201 | Washington DC | 20002 or visit: https://matrixhealthgroup.com/scholarships/ https://www.hemophiliafed.org/scholarships/biomatrix-ron-niederman-scholarship/
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 1
1. Honorably separated U.S. military veteran from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserves or National Guard. 2. Has a service connected injury caused or aggravated by military service after September 11, 2001; as a result of that injury, has a physical disability that severely impacts function of one or more major life activities. 3. Meets the requirements for admission to the University of Idaho as a degree-seeking student. 4. Enrolls as a full-time undergraduate, graduate or law student at the University of Idaho. (Note: The scholarship committee may make an exception for part-time enrollment should the disability and other circumstances, in the committee's judgment, preclude full-time enrollment.) 5. The spouse of a veteran who meets requirements 1 and 2 may be eligible; the spouse also must meet requirements 3 and 4. In partnership, a veteran and spouse may both be eligible to receive funding and other services provided by the program as each pursues an Idaho degree 6. Priority will be given to Idaho residents (as defined by the University of Idaho Catalog) and to those veterans whose injury and resulting disability are the result of action in a combat zone. Veterans' spouses may apply jointly or individually for the Operation Education Scholarship.
Contact:
Operation Education at the University of Idaho Committee Attn: University of Idaho Veteran Advisor Office of Strategic Enrollment Management, MS 2522 University of Idaho Moscow, ID 83844-2431 Contact the Idaho Veteran Advisor by phone, e-mail, fax or in person: Veteran Advisor: Jason Nierman Phone: 208-885-7979 E-mail: jnierman@uidaho.edu Fax: 208-885-9494 Location: Idaho Commons Room 305/307
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.
Amount:
$200
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 30th
Open to all minorities confronting chronic illness or disability. Requirements for Scholarship: must be a college student living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability. Must be enrolled as full/part time student, and must not be on academic probation.%u2014email proof of enrollment to Bella Soul (does not need to be a transcript; scholarship is not based on GPA but will be taken into account).
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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
Contact:
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
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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/