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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 30
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:
$500-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
- Enrolled in a 4 year University or College in Fall 2019. - University must be in the United States. - Student who will be Freshman-Senior in Fall 2019 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:
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:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 5
Eligibility for the scholarship is open to United States citizens diagnosed with ASD who would like to continue their education at the trade school, junior college, college or university level. We do not require that you be enrolled in school at the time you submit your application for the scholarship.
Contact:
Questions concerning any aspect of the scholarship should be submitted (we prefer if you use email) to: Kelly Law Team 1 E. Washington St., Suite 1520 Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-283-4122 email michael@jkphoenixpersonalinjuryattorney.com Url: https://www.jkphoenixpersonalinjuryattorney.com/autism-scholarship-contest/
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:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 11
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults established the Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship to support the financial needs of a college student who has lost a parent to cancer or has a parent with cancer and who displays financial need. This competitive award seeks to honor the spirit, energy, and determination that Marilyn displayed during her life, her love for her family and friends, and her courageous battle with colon cancer. At the time of her passing in March 2000, Marilyn was a wife, a dedicated mother to five children and an unconditional friend to many. Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling or spouse. Scholarship winners are awarded a total of $2500 over two academic semesters. Scholarship funds are paid directly to the scholarship recipient's school. Many scholarships offered share similar applicant criteria. Applicants only need to submit one application, which will be considered for any and all scholarships the student is eligible for.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 11
This scholarship is available to students whose lives have been impacted by cancer. In order to be eligible for this award, you must be either a cancer survivor or patient, or you must have parents or guardians diagnosed with cancer while you were between the ages of 15 and 35. Applicants must also be either attending or accepted to a four year college and seeking a bachelor's degree or higher.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 13
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, ext. 314 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, Suites 102/103 Davidson, NC 28036 https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/the-matthew-c-graziadei-achievement-scholarship-award-package-available-now/
Amount:
four-year renewable tuition scholarship (up to $25,000 per year)
Awards:
20
Deadline:
February 15
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the following counties in the United States: Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, or Worcester in MA, or Georgetown, SC. Students must be graduating from a high school located in one of these counties, planning to enroll in the fall term for the first time at one of the eligible college and universities and demonstrate considerable financial need. Strong preference will be given to students with challenging life circumstances such as homelessness, physical or emotional disability, family difficulties, as well as financial hardship.
Contact:
Questions may be directed to Laura Hechtman at yawkey@tpi.org. www.tpi.org/scholarship/yawkey-scholars-program
Amount:
$1000 up to 4 years for a total of $4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15
The Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior who has been accepted into the Harvey and Bernice Jones Learning Center, housing the Ben Caudle Learning Program at the University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas. Applications must be requested directly through the Learning Center upon acceptance into this program for learning disabled students. This award is $1,000 annually for up to four years with annual transcript review by the National Chairman required for renewal.