Scholarships for any disability
Scholarships for the Blind Community
Scholarships for the Deaf Community
Scholarships for those with Chronic Illness
Scholarships for those with Learning Disabilities
Scholarships for Physically Disabled Students
Scholarships for Students with Other Disabilities
Annual scholarship to students with disabilities majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.
Grants for Projects and Goals for those who have a life-threatening condition ages 18-30
Recognizes outstanding emerging leaders with disabilities who exemplify leadership, advocacy, and dedication to the broader cross-disability community. Two (2) individuals or groups will each receive $2,500 in recognition of their outstanding contributions and $7,500 to further a new or existing project or initiative that increases opportunities for people with disabilities.
Offers eight scholarships to incoming and undergraduate students (at any accredited college or university), and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing careers in media, communications, or entertainment industries
The Susanna and Lucy DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships are awarded each year to college-bound high school seniors with superior academic and extracurricular achievements who contend with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health.
Scholarship for disabled students pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics, or a related discipline
Provide scholarships to High School Seniors living with a chronic disorder and continuing their education at a college or university.
Educational scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 for those attending a technical college or as an entering freshman, undergraduate or a graduate student.
This program awards students with Scholarships to help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology.
Scholarship for those pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall of the year of application
Scholarship for graduating high school Seniors or be pursuing an Undergraduate or Graduate degree, or Professional Trade at a Vocational or Trade School.
AER proudly offers educational scholarships for individuals continuing their education in the field of providing services to the blind and visually impaired. The William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship is awarded every other year in even years to two selected applicants who are legally blind and are studying for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.
The Fred Scheigert Scholarship Program awards three (3) students an individual prize of $3,000. This competitive scholarship is available to full-time college students with low vision, chosen from among those who meet the visual acuity and academic guidelines.
Each year, we offer up to 20 scholarships for outstanding high school students who are legally blind from across the United States. We also provide an annual scholarship to at least one qualifying graduate student. The award is unrestricted, so it can be used as needed: for tuition, room and board, books, supplies, or travel.
The Holman Prize was designed to support the growth of adventurous spirits, entrepreneurship and leadership within the blind community, in any form it may present itself. We launched the Holman Prize which awards three blue-sky thinkers who are blind or have low vision up to $25,000 to realize a big idea.
A wide variety of grants & scholarships for the Deaf Community
The Graduate Fellowship Fund (GFF) provides financial assistance to deaf and hard of hearing graduates of accredited colleges and universities who are studying full-time in terminal degree programs.
Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.
The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases provided one-time awards of $5,000 scholarships to 81 rare disease recipients.
Each year, HFA awards scholarships to promising students in the bleeding disorders community. We offer scholarships in three categories:
The Scholarship for Survivors program to honor individuals by offering educational scholarships to students who have suffered (or are suffering) from cancer or a chronic illness. These students have, despite their diagnosis, excelled academically, served the community, and desire to pursue a secondary education.
The National Collegiate Cancer Foundation was established to provide services and support to young adults whose lives have been impacted by cancer and who have continued with their education throughout treatment or after their treatment. These $1,000 competitive awards will be judged based on the criteria listed below.
1. Must be a cancer survivor or current patient.
2. Must be between the ages of 18-35. An exception will be made if you are 17 and entering college in the fall following application.
3. US citizen or permanent resident.
4. Attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational institution in pursuit of an associate, bachelor, master’s, doctorate or certificate.
The Hydrocephalus Association’s Scholarship Program was established in 1994 to provide financial assistance to capable and promising young adults who live with the ongoing challenges and complexities of hydrocephalus. We are proud to offer a total of eleven scholarships this year in the amount of $1000 each. However, the number of awarded scholarships may vary each year depending on available funding.
Any undergraduate student with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, or a related inherited bleeding disorder is eligible to apply for the Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is designed to ease the financial burdens of one student each year who has spent a great deal of money in medical expenses for the treatment of chronic Lyme disease.
The AbbVie CF Scholarship program honors those who are thriving with Cystic Fibrosis, offering the chance to WIN UP TO $25,000 in pursuit of a higher education.
Learning Ally offers three endowed scholarship awards for outstanding students with print and learning disabilities
The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall. Students must have a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD.
Applicants must be either a high school student or a post-high school student, who will be attending an accredited undergraduate school, technical school, or community college in the United States in the Fall of 2022. Graduate students are not eligible.
Applicants must be pursuing a degree in STEM field (science, technology, engineering, math)
Applicants must have a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia or similar reading and/or language-based disability.
The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship awarded over two years ($2,500 each year) to a graduating high school senior who will enroll in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall. Students must have a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD.
In honor of Nicholas Costa’s outstanding dedication to help improve the lives of people with ADHD, an undergraduate scholarship program was created to assist students with ADHD in obtaining a degree from a two-year or four-year college. Through the program, CHADD supports up to five undergraduate students with a $2,000-$5,000 scholarship to help support undergraduate tuition at a two-year or four-year college or university.
A $2000 to $4000 scholarship shall be awarded to two to three individuals with neurological disabilities, or the child of that person, for post high school education yearly (once a year). All of the following criteria must be met by an applicant to be considered eligible.
CHASA is proud to offer college and vocational school scholarships for students with a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to any cause, or a diagnosis of pediatric stroke.
The 180 Medical Scholarship Program is open to full-time college students living with specific medical conditions, including spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy.
ABC Law Centers awards one scholarship per year in the amount of $1,000 to a student who has cerebral palsy. Our annual scholarship is designed to increase awareness about cerebral palsy (CP) and celebrate the achievements of those with cerebral palsy.
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.
NOAH established the Michael J. McGowan Leadership Scholarship Award in 2008 to recognize leadership and empower young people with albinism.
ACI helps autistic students learn to make their college campuses better for people with disabilities. ACI participants learn about making student groups, understanding disability policy, and talking to people in power. During ACI, all participants go to the U.S. Capitol to talk to their Senators and Representatives about policies important to the disability community. After the Academy, students get help from ASAN to meet their advocacy goals at their college.