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:
    March 30, 2015
    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.
  • Application Due:
    March 31, 2015
    Description:

    Each year, The Board of Trustees and the Auxiliary to The Ability Center of Greater Toledo gives out $20,000 in scholarships to students with disabilities pursuing a post secondary degree.

    Eligibility:
    Live in NW Ohio and have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Application Due:
    March 31, 2015
    Description:

    Thirty awards ranging from $3,000 to $12,000 will be given to qualifying students who are legally blind in both eyes.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time students enrolled in post-secondary institutions are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    May 01, 2015
    Description:

    This $1,000 award is meant for students with bilateral hearing loss.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor's degree are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    May 01, 2015
    Description:

    Four awards of $2,000 will be awarded to students who have been affected by a bleeding disorder. Applicants pursuing a career in the health field will be considered.

    Eligibility:
    Any student attending a post-secondary institution is 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.