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First 10 Disability scholarships:

Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 15 and April 15
Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other disabling conditions.
Amount:
$20,000 over the course of six years. In addition, the Dell Scholars Program provides its students with technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a college degree.
Awards:
300
Deadline:
December 1
Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation. Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA. Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year.
Amount:
$5,000 - $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 9
Open to undergraduate, graduate or PhD students currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply). Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the academic year Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load). Maintaining a strong academic performance A student with a visible or invisible disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply. Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology. Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered.
Contact:
Lime Connect, Inc. 590 Madison Avenue, 21st Floor New York, New York 10022 212.521.4469 phone 212.521.4099 fax Click here to send a message. Lime Connect Canada, Inc. 2 Bloor Street, West Suite 700 Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R1 416.323.5770 Url: https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/google-lime-scholarship
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 15
Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 18
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Alsace Dickerson, Marketing Assistant (e-mail bigsouth@bigsouth.org / 704-341-7990) www.sunbeltrentals.com
Amount:
Our full scholarships cover flight and ground training, testing fees, study materials, and lodging and travel as required.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31st
Any U.S. citizen seventeen years old or older with a physical disability that significantly impairs function can apply. Able Flight has awarded scholarships to people who use wheelchairs due to spinal cord injury, wounded veterans, people with a variety of congenital birth defects, and people who have lost limbs.
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
December 31
Must be legally blind and provide verification (letter from optometrist or ophthalmologist or letter from vocational counselor). 2. Applicants must be a resident of the State of Michigan and a United States Citizen (International students must provide proof of citizenship) and either attending or accepted by an accredited trade or business school, college or university. 3. Applicants must complete the official scholarship application (both sides). 4. Must submit two letters of recommendation. 5. Must submit an essay outlining why you need the scholarship. 6. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (transcript required). 7. Completed scholarship applications must be postmarked NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 31st annually. 8. Must attend the Lions of Michigan Forum to accept scholarship during a ceremonial presentation. (Actual check(s) will be issued to the school/university/equipment manufacturer upon submission of documentation. Two weeks notice required).
Contact:
Lions of Michigan State Office Attn: Scholarship Committee 5730 Executive Dr. Lansing, MI 48911 Phone: (517) 887-6640 Fax: (517) 887-6642 Website: www.lionsofmi.com Url: lionsofmi.com/white-cane-merchandise/white-cane-scholarships/
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States as an undergraduate or graduate student. Must have at least one year of college experience. Must use a manual or electric wheelchair, or a mobility scooter. (Exceptions on a case-by-case basis) Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must complete application and submit response to essay question by May 31st. Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa. Essay.
Contact:
1 (800) 790-1635 www.ameriglide.com/Scholarship/