The scholarships listed here are for people with disabilities and come from foundations, organizations, or a broad range of other committed providers. The scholarships are open to all college students with disabilities, including students with learning disabilities. Visit the sites for the most up-to-date information regarding application procedures and deadlines.
Financial Aid for Disabled Students
This is a financial aid and scholarship guide for students with disabilities, one of the few comprehensive and simple-to-use directories of its kind. Thelisting of numerous scholarship options for students with disabilities range from national financial aid opportunities to local opportunities within the United States and Canada. Each scholarship profile indicates whether online programs at accredited colleges or universities are eligible for the award.
Students applying for scholarship must be at least 16, enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university, a legal resident of the U.S., in good academic standing, and must complete an application essay. Preference will be given to students with mobility disabilities.
ANNE FORD SCHOLARSHIP
The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 award given to a high school senior with an identified learning disability (LD) who will be pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree. Financial data: The $10,000 scholarship will be paid in four yearly installments. http://www.ncld.org
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION ON HEALTH AND DISABILITY (AAHD) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
In 2009, AAHD created the AAHD Scholarship Program, which supports students with disabilities pursuing higher education. The AAHD board and staff are excited to be able to offer this program and support the efforts and dedication of students who have chosen to pursue higher education in the disability and health fields. Scholarships will be limited to under $1,000.
AXIS DANCE COMPANY PHYSICALLY INTEGRATED DANCE SUMMER INTENSIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
AXIS is an integrated dance company for people with and without physical disabilities. Their summer intensive program invites dancers of all abilities to study and explore physically integrated dance. Dancers must be 18+. Partial and full scholarships are available. http://axisdance.org/
BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students (including students with disabilities) who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.http://www.iie.org
Exceptional Nurse offers 8 scholarships with awards ranging from $250 to $500. Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.http://www.exceptionalnurse.com/scholarship.php
LIME SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Scholarships for students with disabilities studying computer science or computer engineering. $10,000USD worth of scholarships for students studying in the U.S. and $5,000CAD for students studying in Canada. Student must entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be a graduate student. Select students will also be invited to a paid retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA.http://www.limeconnect.com/
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
This guide offers a comprehensive and valuable list of scholarship and grant programs. https://www.educationdegree.com/resources/financial-aid/scholarships-students-with-disabilities