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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jul 15
In memory of Joshua Gomes, scholarship is awarded to individuals living with HIV/AIDS to pursue education at the college of their choice. Applicant must be HIV positive or have AIDS. Must be accepted into or enrolled in a U.S. college, university, institute or technical college. Applicant must be accepted into or enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study. Previous applicants and recipients are encouraged to reapply each year.
Contact:
The Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund 45767 McKenzie Highway Vida, OR 97488 Phone:(541)-896-3023 Email: Info@JoshuaGomes.org Website: www.joshuagomes.org
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
July 16
Wigs.com is pleased to offer a scholarship exclusively to students that have any form of hair loss and are in need of financial aid for college tuition costs. Types of hair loss include alopecia and trichotillomania, various diseases and illnesses, as well as hair loss caused from medications such as chemotherapy treatments. This will be the first year offering this award and it has been highly anticipated. The Wigs.com Hair Loss Scholarship is for $1000 and will be awarded to a chosen student that is currently enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate (2 or 4 year) program.
Contact:
Gracie Mas SEO & Content Coordinator Wigs.com 214.443.4804
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 16th
1. A legal resident of the United States. 2. Diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician. 3. Seeking an associate's, undergraduate, or graduate degree or enrolled in a trade school educational program. 4. A student who demonstrates achievement, possesses a strong record of participation in activities outside of school, and serves as a positive role model. 5. Graduating from high school in 2021 or have already graduated from high school. 6. Enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a United States-based center for higher learning for the fall semester 2021.
Amount:
$500-$2500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
July 20
The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. Our goal is to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness of mesothelioma, provide information about its prognosis and the dangers of being exposed to asbestos. Mesothelioma cancer affects men and women %u2013 both young and old.
Amount:
$200-500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 22
Be a high school senior; Have a significant disability of any kind %u2013 for example, physical, visual, developmental, cognitive, hearing, learning, emotional, or other; Live in Washtenaw, Livingston, or Monroe County, Michigan; and Plan to attend a 2%u2013 or 4-year college, university or a trade school.
Contact:
John Weir Academic Scholarship 3941 Research Park Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48108 (734) 971-0277 ext. 17 anna@aacil.org https://www.annarborcil.org/how-we-help/youth/academic-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:
$1000
Awards:
6
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.