Scholarships

An important part of preparing for college is figuring out how to pay for it. Below you will find information about scholarships, including deadlines, award amounts, and eligibility. For more funding strategies for college, consult the DO-IT publication College Funding for Students with Disabilities.

Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships are listed in order by deadline.

  • Application Due: August 1, 2016
    Description:

    Nine $1000 educational scholarship opportunities to students diagnosed with hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease or other bleeding disorders. In the case of three of the scholarships, immediate family members may also apply.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time college student, bleedng disorder
  • Application Due: August 1, 2016
    Description:

    Ten awards of $1,000 will be given to qualifying men with either hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time college students are eligible.
  • Application Due: September 15, 2016
    Description:

    Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship program is designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and want to make a significant impact on their school and community.

    Eligibility:
    Enrolled as a senior in high school or in undergrad and GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Application Due: September 30, 2016
    Description:

    Scholarships will be awarded to students with hearing impairments who have demonstrated a commitment to leadership.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due: October 31, 2016
    Description:

    This program provides a scholarships ranging from $250 to $2,500 for students with disabilities (any major), health sciences students (any medical major) and special needs education. 

    Eligibility:
    Students with a disability, enrolling as a health sciences student, or any special education student currently attending a secondary school or has been accepted to a secondary school, technical college, junior college, 4-year college or university.
  • Application Due: November 1, 2016
    Description:

    Ten awards of $1,000 will be given to qualifying students with hemophilia who demonstrate scholastic achievement and financial need.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time college students are eligible.
  • Application Due: December 1, 2016
    Description:

    Awards of $1,000 each will be given to qualifying students.

    Eligibility:
    Graduate students studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are eligible.
  • Application Due: December 15, 2016
    Description:

    One applicant each from the United States and Canada will be selected, who uses a manual or power wheelchair, or a mobility scooter.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due: December 31, 2016
    Description:

    Earn a scholarship by writing a short essay about how your mobility technology has helped you overcome an issue or changed your life for the better.

    Eligibility:
    Uses mobility technology
  • Application Due: January 1, 2017
    Description:

    A $500 award will be given twice annually to full-time students with physical disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due: January 30, 2017
    Description:

    Up to $8,000 in academic assistance and a full-time summer internship.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students interested in atmospheric and oceanic sciences are eligible.
  • Application Due: March 30, 2017
    Description:

    This $1,000 award is intended for graduate-level students.

    Eligibility:
    Students who are pursuing advanced degrees in speech language pathology or audiology are eligible.