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:
    May 31, 2015
    Description:

    Awards ranging from $500 to $3,500 will be given to qualifying students who are legally blind.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    June 01, 2015
    Description:

    This $1,000 Autism Society award is intended for students with autism.

    Eligibility:
    Students attending a post-secondary institution are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    June 01, 2015
    Description:

    At least twenty awards ranging from $500 to $2,500 will be given to students with hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease.

    Eligibility:
    Any student attending a post-secondary institution is eligible.
  • Application Due:
    June 01, 2015
    Description:

    Three $1,000 awards will be will be given to students with spina biffida, transverse myelitis, or a spinal cord injury.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time college students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    June 05, 2015
    Description:

    Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics students may receive between $1,000 and $5,000 from the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.

    Eligibility:
    Community college students who have transferred to the University of Washington are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    June 20, 2015
    Description:

    Two recipients will get an award of $10,000 and will have the chance to meet with national disability leaders.

    Eligibility:
    An individual with a disability who displays strong leadership capabilities will be considered.
  • Application Due:
    June 26, 2015
    Description:

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a bleeding disorder who is active in the community.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming college freshmen and full-time college students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    June 30, 2015
    Application Due: accepted on a rolling basis
    Description:

    The TPA Scholarship is need-based and is intended for children and adults with hearing impairments.

    Eligibility:
    Any age group and student status is eligible.
  • Application Due:
    July 15, 2015
    Application Due: accepted on a rolling basis
    Description:

    This $500 award is intended for college students who will share an experience they had while moving.

    Eligibility:
    College students who have recently moved are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    September 15, 2015
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    November 01, 2015
    Description:

    This program provides $1,000 for student-run programs that promote increased participation of women in computing programs.

    Eligibility:
    Student-run programs are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    November 02, 2015
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    September 15, 2015
    Application Due: accepted on a rolling basis
    Description:

    This award is intended for young women who demonstrate leadership and promise in computing fields.

    Eligibility:
    High-school young women who are interested in pursuing computing fields are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    November 15, 2015
    Description:

    This is a $1,000 award.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and Graduate students with disabilities studying public health, disability studies, or health promotion are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    January 30, 2016
    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:
    April 06, 2016
    Description:

    Two awards of $2,000 will be given to students diagnosed with hemophilia or another bleeding disorder.

    Eligibility:
    Any student attending a post-secondary institution is eligible.
  • Application Due:
    April 22, 2016
    Description:

    Three awards ranging from $250 to $1,000 will be given to two undergraduate and one graduate student who are members of LPA.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.