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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 8
The Elizabeth Nash Foundation Scholarship program is open to individuals with Cystic Fibrosis who are in-going or current undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited US-based college or university. Given limited resources, the program is currently only open to US citizens.
Contact:
Elizabeth Nash Foundation PO Box 590883 San Francisco, CA 94159 info@elizabethnashfoundation.org www.elizabethnashfoundation.org/scholarships.html
Amount:
$1000 per semester
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15 for summer and fall courses November 6 for spring (January) courses.
Cook County Higher Education (CCHE) offers the Wes Hedstrom Scholarship to distance education students in Cook County, Minnesota. Named in honor of the late Wes Hedstrom, who was a Board of Director for CCHE and a life-long advocate for education, the Wes Hedstrom Scholarship provides funding to distance education students who need that extra bit of help that can make college possible.
Contact:
Cook County Higher Education - North Shore Campus - 300 West 3rd Street P. O. Box 57 - Grand Marais, MN 55604 (218) 387-3411 email: highered@boreal.org Website: www.northshorecampus.org
Amount:
$500-$1800
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Open to students who are Kansas residents and are blind or visually impaired. Applicant must have a sponsor such as teacher or counselor, Must attend college or university at least part-time.
Contact:
Kansas State School for the Blind 1100 State Avenue Kansas City, Kansas 66102 Phone: (913) 281-3308 Fax: (913) 281-3104 https://kssb.net
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Recipients are selected based on activities, grades, volunteering, advocacy, leadership, essays and recommendations from both a physician/CDE treating them as well as from a high school teacher/counselor. The application is an online application and requires both recommendations to be completed online. The applicants will not be able to submit their application unless both recommendations have been completed and returned. There is one application and students will be considered for those scholarships that match them. The scholarship is a very competitive scholarship and is intended for the student to complete and not the parent.
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
High School Senior. Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes. Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet. Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average. Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team. United States Citizen. Completion of application with supporting documentation and endorsements.
Amount:
$500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
April 17
The Independence Foundation Scholarship was created to help individuals with physical disabilities pay for the ever growing expense of college. The Scholarship of $500 will be awarded to Three (3) individuals with a noteworthy physical disability. The Scholarship will be awarded in May for the college year. Essay required.
Contact:
The Independence Foundation College Scholarship 2220 Hall Road Elma, NY 14059 Our Website: www.theindependencefoundation.org
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 18
Applicants must have cystic fibrosis and must demonstrate that they go above and beyond in everything they do, displaying outstanding character, leadership and service to the community. They also must be compliant to their CF therapies and engage in regular exercise as part of their effort to stay healthy. Finally, applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 19
The scholarships are awarded annualy to college-bound high school seniors who contend with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health.
Contact:
Email submission is preferred; send to michaeljad@gmail.com. Mailed submissions should be sent to SDCF, 7616 Mountain Avenue, Elkins Park, PA 19027. Applications should include all information, formatted as provided in the instructions. www.thesusannafoundation.org
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 19
The goal and mission at Ruby's Rainbow is to grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome who are seeking post-secondary education, enrichment or vocational classes, helping them achieve their dreams of higher education while spreading awareness of their capabilities and general awesomeness.
Contact:
Ruby's Rainbow PO Box 153095 Austin, TX 78715 (512) 879-7801 https://rubysrainbow.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 27th
The recipient of the Dakota Pequeno Memorial Scholarship will be a student who has shown perseverance in eliminating obstacles that epilepsy and seizures may present, courage in dealing with epilepsy/seizures, community involvement, and commitment to their education. Eligibility Requirements: Must have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder and confirmed by a letter from a physician. Must be a high school senior or a high school graduate between the ages of 17-25. Must live in Michigan. For applicants going to school out-of-state, your permanent address must be located in Michigan. Must provide proof of acceptance to a post-secondary academic or vocational program. Must submit a completed application and one letter of recommendation, preferably from an educator. Write a short essay regarding epilepsy.
Contact:
Phone: Toll Free (800) 377-6226 (248) 351-7979 Mail: Main Office Southfield Office: Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan 25200 Telegraph Road Suite 110 Southfield, MI 48033 www.epilepsymichigan.org/page.php?id=223