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Scholarship Search Results - Disability

Scholarship: American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship

Organization: American Association on Health and Disability
Description: The AAHD Scholarship Program is for any student with a disability, but AAHD gives preference to students who plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the field of public health, health promotion, disability studies, to include disability policy and disability research.
Deadline: TBD                                                                                                                                 
Amount: $1,000


Scholarship Name: American Foundation for the Blind Scholarships

Organization: American Foundation for the Blind
Description: Six scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students with proof of legal blindness pursuing education in the fields of rehabilitation and/or education of blind persons.
Deadline: TBD                                                                                                                                

Amount: $500-$2,500


Scholarship Name: Diabetes Scholars Foundation

Organization: Diabetes Scholars Foundation
Description: The Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s college scholarship program is available to incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.
Deadline: 2019 application will be a available in January
Amount: Varies - See Website


Scholarship Name: Exceptional Nurse Scholarships

Organization: Exceptional Nurse
Description: 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.
Deadline: June 1, 2019
Amount: $250-$500


Scholarship Name: LDA-IA Scholarships

Organization: Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa
Description: The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa will award three scholarships to high school seniors planning to obtain a post-secondary education (college or vocational).
Deadline: TBD
Amount: $1,000


Scholarship: Learning Ally Awards

Organization: Learning Ally
Description: Each year, Learning Ally offers two endowed scholarship awards for outstanding students with print and learning disabilities.  The recipients of these awards are role models of success and inspiration to students throughout the country.  The top three winners from each program receive a $6,000 scholarship award and participate at a national celebration in Washington, DC.
Deadline: TBD
Amount: $2,000-$6,000


Scholarship Name: McGregor Scholarship Program

Organization: Iowa Braille School
Description: The scholarship will support students who are blind or visually impaired in pursuing post secondary education.
Deadline: TBD
Amount: $2,500


Scholarship Name: NCLD Scholarships

Organization: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Description: Financial aid resources and scholarships for students with learning disabilities.
Deadline: Varies  by scholarship - see website
Amount: $750 - $10,000


Scholarship Name: P. Buckley Moss Society Scholarships

Organization: P. Buckley Moss Society
Description: The P. Buckley Moss Society has three scholarships: for a student pursuing education in Special Education, for a senior with a certified language-related learning difference and for one or more high school seniors with financial need, with certified language-related learning difference and artistic talent. An award is also available for a person who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of children.
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Amount: Up to $1,000


Scholarship Name: Hamilton Relay Scholarship

Organization: Hamilton Relay
Description:  Creating opportunities for higher education is a priority for Hamilton Relay. The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to a qualifying high school student living within one of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted telecommunications relay and/or captioned telephone service provider. This includes Iowa.
Deadline: January 18, 2019
Amount: $500


Scholarship Name: UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program

Organization: UCB
Description: The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program™ offers educational scholarships to people living with epilepsy, family members and caregivers who demonstrate academic and personal achievement.
Deadline: February 5, 2019
Amount: up to $5,000

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