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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
June 21
Person with hemophilia A or B, who is either a high school senior with aspirations of attending an institute of higher education (college, university, or vocational-technical school) or a college student already pursuing a post-secondary education.
Contact:
National Hemophilia Foundation 7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204 New York, NY 10001 800-424-2634 www.hemophilia.org/Community-Resources/Scholarships/Kevin-Child-Scholarship
Amount:
Up to $6000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
Open to high school students who are members of Learning Ally and who have a learning disability such as ADD, ADHD or Dyslexia.
Contact:
Questions? Contact Member Success at naa@LearningAlly.org or call (800)221-4792. https://learningally.org/NAA
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
Mays Mission offers scholarships to deserving individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities. Our current program supports 7 college students. To qualify for a Mission scholarship one must be able to document a significant disability, score of 18 or better on the A.C.T or 870 on S.A.T., be enrolled in a four-year study program (under-graduate) only working toward a baccalaureate degree and provide proof of enrollment. Upon acceptance to our program, recipients agree to provide proof of full-time enrollment each semester, submit grades, maintain a GPA of 2.3 and write an update letter providing the Mission with information pertaining to grades, struggles, triumphs, campus life and a general "how are you doing" letter.
Contact:
Mays Mission for the Handicapped 604 Colonial Dr. Heber Springs, AR 72543 Email: info@maysmission.org Phone: 501-362-7526 Toll Free: 888 503-7955 Fax: 501-362-7529 www.maysmission.org/programs.html
Amount:
Up to $15,000 x 4
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
To be eligible, a student must be: A legal resident of the United States. Either legally blind or so severely visually impaired that a Lavelle-sponsored vision assessment expert confirms that the student would need special support services to succeed in college. Examples of such supports include: adaptive technology, books in alternate formats, help from volunteer readers, and/or orientation and mobility training. As for non-legally blind students who nonetheless have significant vision impairments (those more ocular than cognitive in nature), are U.S. residents, and are determined by their college to be financially needy, these students should contact the Lavelle Fund office which will arrange a professionally administered functional vision assessment. Financially needy, as defined by the student's college. Colleges will use data from students' FAFSA form to make the financial need calculations outlined below. Studying at one of 12 participating colleges and universities in the New York City area. These institutions are: Canisius College, Dominican College, Fairfield University, Fordham University, Le Moyne College, Manhattanville College, Molloy College, Marist College, Marymount Manhattan College, St. John's University, St. Thomas Aquinas College, and Seton Hall University. At St. John's University, the program is open only to graduate students. At the other institutions, the program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Students must be studying full-time and in good standing (not suspended or on probation).
Contact:
THE LAVELLE FUND FOR THE BLIND, INC. 307 West 38th Street, Suite 1905 New York, NY 10018 Tel: 212-668-9801 Fax: 212-668-9803 www.lavellefund.org/scholarship-program/overview/
Amount:
Up to $20,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 1
Each applicant must be diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and be working towards a degree with a minimum of six credits per semester at an accredited United States college or university. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be involved in at least one extracurricular activity (e.g., performance group, athletics, clubs/organizations, community service, employment, etc.).
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
July 01
A 750 word essay about a physical or mental hardship must be written and it must also explain how the recovery has benefited their life. For all of the scholarship details, please feel free to visit the scholarship page. The Road To Recovery Scholarship Is Open To Apply For Any Student Who Is Currently Enrolled In An Accredited Community College, Undergraduate, Or Graduate Program In The United States. Students Who Are Currently Incoming First-Year College Students And Have Graduated High School Or Possesses A GED May Also Apply. Any Eligible Candidates Must Be In Good Academic Standing And Have A Minimum Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Or Above.
Amount:
$1500 (1) $2500 (3)
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Jul 01
Applicants must be clinically diagnosed with either Hemophilia or von Willebrand disease. Open to high school seniors or equivalent (GED) recipients, or post-secondary students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university, vocational, trade or technical school in the U.S.. One award of $1500 will also be given to an eligible student in grades 7-12 attending a private school.
Contact:
The Eric Delson Scholarship Program Scholarship America P. O. Box 297 Saint Peter, MN 56082 Phone: 1-866-792-2731 https://www.caremark.com/Imagebank/Articles_images/DelsonBrochure_0110_r2.pdf
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:
$2500 to top video, $2500 to top essay
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 16
Mesothelioma cancer claims the lives of thousands of people every year in the United States, and its impact is felt for a lifetime by tens of thousands more people who are dear to them. Baron and Budd mesothelioma attorneys have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of mesothelioma cancer victims and their loved ones for over four decades, and have established these scholarships to honor their legacy. Each entry must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the scholarship: %uF0B7 Open to entering freshman only, any major field of study, or undecided major, %uF0B7 Must be entering a US-based four-year university or college, or a two-year college, %uF0B7 Must provide two letters of recommendation, %uF0B7 Applicants may submit a written essay, between 800-1,250 words, %uF0B7 Applicants may submit a 2-3 minute YouTube video, or both. %uF0B7 Must be accepted into a university or college. Scholarship funds will be dispersed directly to %uF0B7 your school %uF0B7 Deadline for submissions is Monday, July 16, 2018 %uF0B7 Scholarship winners will be chosen Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
Contact:
For more information about the Baron and Budd scholarship program, contact Bradley Bowen. Baron and Budd 3102 Oak Lawn Ave #1100 Dallas, TX 75219 (214) 521-3605 scholarship@baronandbudd.com
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