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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
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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
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For additional questions, contact capedscholarships2017@gmail.com. www.caped.io/scholarships/
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Deadline:
August 31
California Residents Only. Applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently receiving treatment. Applicant must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate school. Applicant must submit a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university of choice. (Pending acceptance of enrollment is allowed. Please update information when received.) Two Letters of Recommendation. A signed statement from applicant's attending physician, verifying applicant's medical history. (Medical information will be kept confidential and will only be reviewed for application consideration.) The applicant must submit a 500 word essay describing, How has my experience with cancer impacted my life? The applicant must complete the scholarship application including a signature. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarship recipients must submit a release form stating their photos and success stories can appear on the Friends of Scott website.
Contact:
Please mail your application to: Friends of Scott Foundation Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship Fund 6977 Navajo Rd #168 San Diego, CA 92119 https://www.friendsofscott.org/scholarship.aspx
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
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Deadline:
September 1
Applications submitted must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to be considered for funding: Applicant must be older than 18 and diagnosed with MS, or be the parent of a minor child with MS. Applicant must have no existing financial net (such as Medicaid or private insurance) to cover the request. Applicant must grant MS Focus the right to use their name and photograph for promotional purposes. Applicant must agree to sign a disclaimer. Applicant must be a resident of the United States. Application must be postmarked/ time-stamped between June 1 and September 1. Request must be for specific goods or services. Cash, medications, or items available through current programs are not included.
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Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 6520 North Andrews Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309-2130 USA Website: www.msfocus.org
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Deadline:
September 2 (Fall) January 2 (Spring)
Annual awards for legally blind undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution. Number of awards may vary. An essay and proof of vision impairment must be included with application packet.
Amount:
$5000-$10,000
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2
Deadline:
September 15th and March 15th
Bradley's commitment to diversity is not just a passive ideal, but an active goal that allows us to build a team with broad backgrounds and experiences. Every year, we offer two Diversity Scholarships to promote the education of well-qualified law students from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. We award scholarships of up to $5,000 to first-year students and up to $10,000 to second-year students who are committed to broadening the diversity of voices in the legal profession. Scholarship recipients are required to clerk in one of Bradley's offices for at least six weeks during the summer after the scholarships are awarded. (We will do our best to honor the scholarship recipient's first choice for office placement, but maintain the right to make the final decision.)
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$2500 per year x 4 years
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Deadline:
September 30
Scholarship applicants must be a Baha or Nucleus recipient. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada. Available to graduating high school seniors. Also available to undergraduate or graduate students that have applied or will be enrolled in an accredited college, university or technical school. Scholarship applicants must receive a 3.0 GPA or above to apply for the scholarship. Cochlear employees or their family members are not eligible to apply.
Contact:
Cochlear Americas The Graeme Clark Scholarship 13059 East Peakview Avenue Centennial, CO 80111 U.S.A. www.cochlear.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 31
One $1000 training grant will be awarded to any disabled diver who wishes to pursue or further his/her dive education, or to a Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, or Instructor to gain the required education/training to assist or teach the disabled to dive. Candidates can be female or male. Up to $500 may be used for training and up to $500 may be used to buy adaptive equipment for handicapped divers or diver training.
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Deadline:
November 15
Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) who are currently enrolled and attending classes part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates actively pursuing an undergraduate degree at a four year university must be at least second-year college students enrolled part time or full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application. An overall 3.0 GPA is required. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply. Note: high school students are not eligible to apply
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to deserving students with a disability who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a sophomore in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities. Applicant must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student and must have completed one full year of college or more. In other words, the applicant must have sophomore or greater status in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post graduate degree. Important: applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school students entering college in the fall of 2018 are NOT eligible to apply. The only exception would be for high school students who have achieved sophomore status via high school AP course credits. Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act, and must provide documentation to verify this. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health. Preference will be given to students with a history of community service and/or volunteer activities. Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States and enrolled in an accredited United States university.
Contact:
American Association on Health and Disability 110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J Rockville, MD 20850 Phone: (301) 545-6140 Fax: (301) 545-6144 E-mail: : scholarship@aahd.us https://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/