An important part of preparing for college is figuring out how to pay for it. Below you will find information about scholarships for computing students, including deadlines, award amounts, and eligibility.

Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships are listed in order by deadline.

  • Application Due:
    Nov 4, 2019
    Description:

    At the beginning of the summer, interns participate in a 1-week orientation session to learn about AAPD and the disability rights movement, meet the other interns, and participate in a variety of engaging workshops and events. As part of the AAPD network, interns also receive opportunities to attend events on Capitol Hill, conferences, community events, briefings, and more. Each intern is matched with a mentor who will assist them with their career goals. AAPD provides the interns with a living stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and fully-accessible housing.

    You will not be required to disclose your specific disability; however, your application for this program will signify that you consider yourself a person with a disability. Individuals that are not US citizens are welcome to participate in this program if they 1) are a current student at or recent graduate of US college or university and 2) have the proper work authorization documents.

    Eligibility:
    Any undergraduate student, law student, graduate student, or recent graduate from a US college or university who self-identifies as an individual with any type of disability is invited to apply.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 5, 2019
    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:
    Nov 12, 2019
    Description:

    The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor's degree program in the fall.

    Eligibility:
    Must be a high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor's degree program in the fall -Have an overall 3.0 GPA -Demonstrate financial need -Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability. *ADHD is not accepted
  • Application Due:
    Nov 15, 2019
    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:
    Nov 15, 2019
    Description:

    The Women's Board of Central Ohio Diabetes Association is offering the college scholarship program to assist: students with diabetes residing in central Ohio, and who will be attending an accredited public or private institute of higher learning in the fall as a full-time student.

    Eligibility:
    Students with diabetes residing in Central Ohio who will attend an accredited school in the US in autumn 2017 are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 28, 2019
    Description:

    In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $1 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. This program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

    Eligibility:
    Students with an identified disability, minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 scale or equivalent, enrolled in an undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US for the entire 2018-2019 school year are eligible
  • Application Due:
    Nov 30, 2019
    Description:

    Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application and essay they provide.

    Eligibility:
    Current graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school or current undergraduate at an accredited institution in the US with a minimum 2.8 GPA are eligible
  • Application Due:
    Nov 30, 2019
    Description:

    Awards ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 will be given to qualifying students who are blind or visually impaired.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 30, 2019
    Description:

    Three $6,000 awards and three $2,000 awards will be given to qualifying learning-disabled students.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 1, 2019
    Description:

    Every year, the Holman Prize funds the projects of three ambitious blind people from around the world. The 2017 prizewinners each received up to $25,000 to fund their projects. Applications are now open for 2018, so it’s time to pitch us your idea! 

    Eligibility:
    Applicants must be 18 years old as of October 1st, 2018. They must also be able to submit official documentation of blindness
  • Application Due:
    Dec 5, 2019
    Description:

    This $10,000 award is intended for students with disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students studying computer science or computer engineering are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 10, 2019
    Description:

    Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

    Eligibility:
    Current graduate student studying in eligible field of study researching and enrolled in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required) leading to Ph.D./Sc.D. degree at a not for profit US institute for higher education
  • Application Due:
    Dec 10, 2019
    Description:

    Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs; practice oriented degree programs are not eligible for support (see eligible fields). Prospective applicants should read carefully the eligibility requirements, the terms of the fellowship awards, application instructions and other information pertaining to the individual fellowship (Predoctoral, Dissertation, or Postdoctoral) for which they are applying.

    Eligibility:
    Current first-time graduate student studying in eligible field of study researching and enrolled in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required) leading to Ph.D./Sc.D. degree at a not for profit US institute for higher education
  • Application Due:
    Dec 10, 2019
    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:
    Dec 15, 2019
    Description:

    Eligibility:

    • You have been diagnosed with diabetes (any type)
    • You have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in, an accredited college or university in the U.S. Undergraduate and graduate students are both welcome.
    • You carry at least a 3.0 GPA.
    • You must submit an official copy of your transcript, along with your application and essay using our online form.

    Scholarship Amounts: $1,000

    Eligibility:
    You have been diagnosed with diabetes (any type)
  • Application Due:
    Dec 27, 2019
    Description:

    Up to $5,000. Grants are awarded quarterly on the basis of demonstrated need and academic accomplishment. They are made directly to the academic institution to assist in covering the cost of tuition and fees. This scholarship is for one year only.

    Eligibility:
    Letter from physician (on letterhead) confirming CF diagnosis and therapy routine
  • Application Due:
    Dec 31, 2019
    Description:

    Designed for people who wish to earn a Sport Pilot license. Applicants must be able to provide proof of disability from their attending physician, be at least 17 years of age, a U.S. citizen, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to operate the controls of the training aircraft. Special controls will be available for Able Flight Scholars as needed. Scholarship applications are accepted at any time and reviewed on a continuing basis. Training takes place  from mid-May  to early July of each year.

    Eligibility:
    Must be able to provide proof of disability from their attending physician, be at least 17 years of age, a U.S. citizen, & have a valid driver’s license.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 31, 2019
    Description:

    Four scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 will be given to qualifying students who are legally blind.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time students enrolled in post-secondary institutions are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Jan 31, 2020
    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:
    Apr 1, 2020
    Description:

    Varghese Summersett is a Fort Worth criminal defense law firm that focuses on state and federal criminal matters. The special needs scholarships can be used offset the cost of camp, tutoring, classes, secondary education, post-secondary education or tools to help the students learn and flourish.

    Eligibility:
    Applicant must have proof of diagnosis of Autism or Down Syndrome
  • Application Due:
    Apr 15, 2020
    Description:

    Eligibility: Diabetic high school seniors going to college, or students currently in college

    To be considered for a scholarship however, membership dues must be paid prior to the scholarship deadline of April 15. Membership dues are $10 and can be included with your scholarship application or paid online through our donations page.

    Scholarship Amounts: $1,000

    Eligibility:
    Applicants must either have diabetes or have an immediate family member who has diabetes and a family member must be a current Diabetes, Incorporated member.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 15, 2020
    Description:

    Eligibility: 

    • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
    • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise, and diet.
    • Commitment to education by maintaining an excess of a 3.0 grade point average.
    • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team.
    • Completion of application with supporting documentation and endorsements.

    Scholarship Amounts: $10,000 (renewable for up to four years)

    Eligibility:
  • Application Due:
    May 1, 2020
    Description:

    Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. is excited to offer an annual $500 college scholarship. This will be the easiest 500 words or more essay to write in the world. Why? Because it can be on any topic or subject.

    Eligibility:
    Students with a medically-documented blood disorder or cancer diagnosed before the age of 18 are eligible
  • Application Due:
    May 1, 2020
    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 30, 2020
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Sep 15, 2020
    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

Rolling Deadline Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships accept applications all year-round.

  • Description:
    Eligibility:
    Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability.
  • Description:

    Targeted to the traditional college-aged student with a disability who is pursuing either a full or part-time course of study in any medium of Art. These cash awards are determined on a competitive basis and require the submission by e-mail of an art portfolio and artist’s statement.

    Eligibility:
    18 or older, traditional college-aged student with a disability pursuing course of study in any medium of Art
  • Description:

    The Blind Services Division of the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services administers the Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind Parents / Textbook Benefits for Dependents of Blind Parents. The Institution of Higher Learning waives tuition and instructional fees. The amount applicant is provided for textbooks is contingent upon the number of participants in the program. This scholarship is renewable up to four standard academic years of nine months each; however, recipients must reapply each year.

    Eligibility:
    Enrolled in Alabama university/trade school within 2 years after high school grad, less than age 23, an Alabama resident for at least five years; family where head of household is blind and family income is at or below 1.3 times the poverty income level
  • Description:

    This $1,000 grant can be applied to services and equipment specifically related to their child’s autism spectrum disorder treatments.

    Eligibility:
    For children 18 years of age or younger, Washington resident, autism spectrum
  • Description:

    This award is for students at CWU with a documented physical disability.

    Eligibility:
    Central Washington University students are eligible.
  • Description:

    750 awards of $2,500 are intended for current college students demonstrating financial need.

    Eligibility:
    STEM college students are eligible.
  • Description:

    This $500 award is intended for students with hydrocephalus.

    Eligibility:
    Any student pursuing a post-secondary education is eligible.
  • Description:

    This award is intended for students with a primary immunodeficiency disease.

    Eligibility:
    Any student pursuing a post-secondary education is eligible.
  • Description:

    $1,000 scholarships are available. Applicants must write an essay of 700-1,500 words. To receive a scholarship application which will include the rules and deadlines please send an email to: aelliott@cancermonthly.com. Please put the word “Scholarship” in the subject line.

    Eligibility:
    College students are eligible.
  • Description:

    This award is intended for students with either a physical or a mental disability.

    Eligibility:
    Any college student is eligible.
  • Description:

    This need-based award is intended for Gonzaga University students who have physical disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Gonzaga University students are eligible.
  • 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.
  • Description:

    Awards listed for students living with Multiple Sclerosis.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming and undergraduate college students are eligible.
  • Description:

    This scholarship provides funds for blind youth, deaf youth and deaf-blind youth in becoming self-sufficient through higher education, vocational training, or other appropriate schooling. 

    Eligibility:
    Blind youth, deaf youth and deaf-blind youth are eligible for this scholarship.
  • 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.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

These scholarships are not currently accepting applications, but may be in the near future.

  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 31, 2019
    Description:

    This scholarship is open to students who have been diagnosed with cancer themselves, as well as those who have stood by a loved one. Survivors, current cancer patients, and the allies of patients and survivors are welcome to apply. A single case of cancer can impact whole families or friend groups—often for years to come.

    Eligibility:
    Current or incoming undergraduate and graduate students from an accredited college in the US, with a minimum of 3.0 GPA and either a current/former cancer patient, or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 31, 2019
    Description:

    The Student Award Program of FSD helps to increase opportunities in science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and pre‑medical/dental areas for graduate or professional students with disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Fourth year undergraduates (who are disabled and have been accepted to a graduate or professional school in the sciences) and graduate science students who have a disability are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2019
    Description:

    Twenty scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 will be awarded to students who are legally blind.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2019
    Description:

    ACI helps Autistic students learn to make their college campuses better for people with disabilities. ACI participants learn about making student groups, understanding disability policy, and talking to people in power. During ACI, all participants go to the U.S. Capitol to talk to their Senators and Representatives about policies important to the disability community.  After the Academy, students get help from ASAN to meet their advocacy goals at their college.

    ACI participants will travel to Washington D.C. from June 15th to June 22nd, 2019.  ASAN pays for travel and rooms for all ACI students.

    Eligibility:
    Be on the autism spectrum; you do not have to have an official autism diagnosis to apply. Be a student at a college or university with at least one year left before you graduate.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2019
    Description:

    The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship was established from a bequest given to AGI by Harriet Evelyn Wallace, who was one of the founding members of the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS). This scholarship is for the support of female graduate students in the United States studying the geosciences. A new scholar is named each year, and every scholar is eligible for up to two years of support. The current annual award is $5,000.

    Eligibility:
    Female current and admitted graduate students studying geoscience are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2019
    Description:

    Fill out template on website and send to livebellasoul@gmail.com: Bella Soul Neurological Disorder Application: Due December 31st, 2017 by 11:59pm

    Eligibility:
    Must be a full-time, enrolled college student living with a neurological disorder.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2019
    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 (check back on):
    Nov 15, 2019
    Description:

    The Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship scholarship was created in honor of Beth Carew because she was a model for us all. She was an outspoken advocate for the needs of families with bleeding disorders and for the needs of women who were affected by bleeding disorders in any way. We at the Colburn-Keenan Foundation, joined by the Carew family, are proud to offer this scholarship program to young people and adults with bleeding disorders to assist in their efforts to obtain a higher education.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students with inherited bleeding disorder, who have volunteered for the bleeding disorders community, attending an accredited undergraduate institution in the US are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 15, 2019
    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 (check back on):
    Nov 15, 2019
    Description:

    This $5,000 award is intended for college students with epilepsy.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 18, 2019
    Description:

    The AIA/AAF Diversity Advancement Scholarship provides financial assistance between $4,000 and $20,000. to minority and/or financially disadvantaged students who intend to pursue a professional degree in architecture.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate college students who are minorities studying in an NAAB Accredited Architecture program are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 1, 2019
    Description:

    This $1,000 award is intended for students with learning disabilities or ADHD.

    Eligibility:
    Students must be age 19 or under.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 1, 2019
    Description:

    Microsoft NINJA Camp will prepare current seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth grade students with disabilities for future careers in tech by providing training in an inclusive and fun environment. It’s a multi-day experience that provides an in-depth look at Microsoft and the diverse careers available in tech, (Monday thru Friday) during the week of August 12, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, Washington

    Eligibility:
    Current seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth grade students with disabilities
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 1, 2019
    Description:

    The RiSE Scholarship Foundation, Inc. was established to reward students with learning disabilities who have shown determination, self-advocacy and success in overcoming their difficulties.

    Eligibility:
    College-bound graduating high school seniors with a documented learning disability and a minimum 2.5 GPA are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 15, 2019
    Description:

    This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and have a financial need. The amount of this renewable scholarship to be awarded is $5,000 per year, up to $20,000. The scholarship is paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the disAbility Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Microsoft to the recipient’s school’s Financial Aid Office.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors with a disability, planning to attend an undergraduate program, declaring a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business or related field, with at least 3.0 high school GPA
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 15, 2019
    Description:

    This award provides multiple video magnifiers of varying brands and styles to students and adults demonstrating a need. CCLVI and video magnifier vendors partner to provide this award annually. Email Genensky@cclvi.org with your name and email address to receive information of when the next Dr. Samuel Genensky Video Magnifier Memorial Award application period is open.

    Eligibility:
    Low vision
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 15, 2019
    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 (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    This award is up to $2,500.

    Eligibility:
    Masters or doctorate students with disabilities interested in library school are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    The Jennifer Leigh Soper Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship provides at least one $500 scholarship per year to benefit college-bound students with cystic fibrosis.

    Eligibility:
    Students enrolled full time in an accredited college or university with cystic fibrosis are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    Eligibility:

    • Have, or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability
    • Current high school senior in the U.S. or Canada graduating in the Spring or Summer of 2019
    • Accepted to, or applied and awaiting acceptance to, a 4-year university or college in the U.S. or Canada for the 2019-2020 academic year
    • Intending to be enrolled full time in that 4-year university or college in Fall 2019

    Scholarship amount: $1,000

    Eligibility:
    Have, or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability; current high school senior in the U.S. or Canada graduating in the Spring or Summer
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    The scholarship supports students with one of the following circumstances: Students in foster care, guardianship or group homes or emancipated minors not in the care, custody or control of their birth parents. Students in foster care for the majority of his/her life and not in contact with biological parents for a significant period of time. Applicants must submit proof of their status as described above. or,
    Applicants can be students with physical disabilities. Applicants must provide a doctor’s report describing the disability and the limitation to their ability to work.

    Eligibility:
    High school seniors or graduates age 21 or younger, enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school in Washington state. Must also have residence in Spokane County.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    Three students with visual impairments will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship. This competitive scholarship is available to full-time college students with low vision, chosen from among those who meet the visual acuity and academic guidelines.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time college student, low vision
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    The PreJax Foundation awards scholarships to students who either have been definitively diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) or have a parent with MS.

    Eligibility:
    Current and upcoming full-time undergraduate students with MS or who has parents with MS are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2020
    Description:

    This scholarship is for any student with a disability enrolled in a post-secondary institution. The award amount is $1,000.00 and will be payable via check to the award recipient.

    Scholarship applicants will be notified of their award status during the month of May 2019.

    Eligibility:
    Enrollment in a post-secondary institution in the United States; must have a disability; and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 2, 2020
    Description:

    Scholarships are provided to graduating high school seniors. Preference will be given to students with hearing or other physical impairments, financial need and students from Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; and Wilkinson County, Mississippi. Scholarship awards are $1,500 per semester (fall and spring only) for eight semesters or $12,000.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 3, 2020
    Description:

    The Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund supports high school and college students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Scholarships may be applied to tuition costs, needed resources, and/or testing costs and will range from $500 to $2,500.

    Eligibility:
    Current and upcoming college students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia pursuing a career in STEM are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 3, 2020
    Description:

    The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees.

    Eligibility:
    Washington residents with a high school diploma or equivalent by June 2017, pursuing a STEM major, enrolling full time in a Washington state college or university are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 8, 2020
    Description:

    Students with hearing impairments are eligible for this $1,000 to $10,000 scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 10, 2020
    Description:

    The Jill M. Balboni Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Jill Marie Balboni who lost her life long battle with cystic fibrosis in July 2013 at the age of 36. One scholarship of $5,000 (for one year) will be awarded.

    Eligibility:
    Students with a minimum 3.2 GPA, minimum SAT score 1750 or minimum ACT score 25 are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2020
    Description:

    The Aimee Melissa Davis Memorial Scholarship was established by family and friends to remember Aimee. Scholarships are given to graduating seniors from a high school within Travis, Williamson or Hays Counties, living with a diagnosis of Type I Diabetes (insulin-dependent) with financial need and academic potential.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating seniors from a Travis, Williamson or Hays County high school with a diagnosis of Type I Diabetes are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2020
    Description:

    Awards ranging from $500 to $3,500 will be given to qualifying students who are legally blind. All of the following awards can be found on the AFB web application:

    • The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship: Four scholarships of $2,500 each to undergraduates or graduates who are studying full-time in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind and/or visually impaired.
    • The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship: Two scholarships of $2,000 each to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the field of engineering or in computer, physical, or life sciences.
    • The R.L. Gillette, Gladys C. Anderson, and Karen D. Carsel Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship of $3,500 given to a female undergraduate student studying music.
    • The Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship of $1,000 to an undergraduate or graduate student in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired.
    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2020
    Description:

    This $500 Autism Society award is intended for students with autism.

    Eligibility:
    Students attending a post-secondary institution are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2020
    Description:

    Partial scholarships are offered to legally blind young people working toward a college education.

    Eligibility:
    Full time college students who are legally blind are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2020
    Description:

    The program is available to those who will be enrolled in an undergraduate program or vocational school in the fall of 2017. Scholarships will be awarded based on a combination of financial need, academic achievement, and leadership. Both single year and multi-year awards are made, generally for $1000 per year.

    Eligibility:
    Students enrolled in an undergraduate program or vocational school in fall 2017 with a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Jan 23, 2020
    Description:

    Eligibility/Requirements:

    • High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Recipients are selected based on activities, grades, volunteering, advocacy, leadership, essays and recommendations from both a physician/CDE treating them as well as from a high school teacher/counselor.
    • Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.
    • The application is an online application and requires both recommendations to be completed online.  The applicants will not be able to submit their application unless both recommendations have been completed and returned.
    • There is one application and students will be considered for those scholarships that match them.
    • The scholarship is a very competitive scholarship and is intended for the student to complete and not the parent.
    • Applicants are due by midnight (CST) on April 15, 2019.

    Award Amount: 50 individual scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each

    Questions? Contact Mary Podjasek – mpodjasek@beyondtype1.org

    Eligibility:
    High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 23, 2020
    Description:

    Eligibility: Enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited college or university in the U.S., matriculated student and attending school full time, U.S. citizen, proof of disability through Disability Student Services department, and written essay.
    Scholarship Amounts: $2,500
    Deadline: 2019-2020 school year information not yet available

    Eligibility:
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 30, 2020
    Description:

    Eligibility: Students with Type 1 diabetes who are/will be attending an accredited NAIA & NCAA Institution and who compete in an NAIA & NCAA sport. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
    Scholarship Amounts: 100 scholarships ranging from $500 to 5,000 with two $10,000 scholarships. 
    Deadline: March 31st, 2020. Application opens in January

    Eligibility:
    Students with Type 1 diabetes
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    Essay contest for college students with disabilities who are enrolled as full-time students in a two- or four-year accredited college or university. Length of the essay must not exceed 1000 words. We offer two scholarships per school year of $2,000.

    Eligibility:
    Essay contest for college students with disabilities who are enrolled as full-time students in a two- or four-year accredited college or university.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    Students with cystic fibrosis can apply for an award ranging from $1,000 to $2,500.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    This $500 award will be given to qualifying students with any type of disability. You must be a current Washington, Oregon or California resident. For more information, email scholarship@incight.org.

    Eligibility:
    Students with disabilities at a post-secondary institution are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    Three $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student that will be an incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and will be playing a competitive sport in college.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming freshman with Type 1 diabetes who will be playing a competitive sport in college are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    The GuildScholar program awards scholarships of up to $10,000 each to students who are legally blind.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming college students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    The Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship of $1,000 that will be awarded to a Deaf or hard of hearing person who has been accepted into a program to continue his or her education past the high school level, academically, or vocationally.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    This program provides $3000 for students who are interested in noninvasive technology for deaf/hearing communication.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate student, graduate student, permanent US residency, minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    The Novo Nordisk Scholarship awards four $5,000 scholarships to students that will be incoming freshmen with Type 1 diabetes.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming undergraduate students with Type 1 diabetes are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    $1,500 scholarships will be given to qualifying students with learning disabilities and who have artistic talent.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    Sponsored by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, The Jay Franke Scholarship awards two $5,000 scholarships to incoming freshmen with Type 1 diabetes and pursuing an arts degree (music, theatre, dance).

    Eligibility:
    Incoming undergraduate students with Type 1 diabetes pursuing an arts degree are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    Sponsored by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, The Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship awards eleven (11) scholarships at $5,000 each, five (5) scholarships at $4,000 each and five (5) scholarships at $3,000 each will be awarded to students that will be incoming freshmen with Type 1 diabetes.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming undergraduate students with Type 1 diabetes are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    The goal of the Foundation is to provide young people challenged with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) the financial ability to pursue a college education. The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to undergraduate students of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors with childhood diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 1, 2020
    Description:

    The HSC Foundation and the American Association of People with Disabilities is now accepting applications for a paid twelve-month fellowship position with the organizations’ disability youth transition and collaboration work. This fellowship is ideal for a person with a disability who has an interest in youth career transitions and employment solutions.

    Eligibility:
    Anyone who self-identifies as an individual with any type of disability is eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 15, 2020
    Description:

    Candice's Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. has been established to raise awareness among the public concerning sickle cell disease. Our goal is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT) with sickle cell disease by providing three scholarships annually in the amount of $1500 ($750 presented in September, and $750 presented in January). Each applicant must submit a 250-word essay type-written in double-spaced format to include how sickle cell disease has affected their life and education. Each applicant should also include what their educational goals are and how they expect to achieve them, in addition, what person has been instrumental in their lives to help them persevere.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors with sickle cell disease in the Tri-State Area who can commit a minimum of 5 hours during the year and write a 250-word essay are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 15, 2020
    Description:

    At least twenty awards ranging from $500 to $3,000 will be given to students with hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease; or is a caregiver of a child or adult affected by a bleeding disorder; or has a sibling or parent in the same household affected by a bleeding disorder.

    Eligibility:
    Any student attending a post-secondary institution is eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 15, 2020
    Description:

    The Scholarship will be awarded to qualified youngsters seeking to further their education by attending college. The amount of the scholarship is up to $5,000. At least four scholarships will be awarded in 2017. John Lepping was extremely proud of disabled students who mustered the courage and determination to finish their college education despite their setbacks. This scholarship will help to deter the costs of college for disabled individuals who may not have the resources due to overwhelming medical costs.

    Eligibility:
    Students with a disability living in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania) are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 15, 2020
    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.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 15, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Feb 15, 2020
    Description:

    The Springboard Foundation's invitation to college students with disabilities to apply for 18 scholarships is now open. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage and increase the attendance of full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities, completed 24 hours of college credit and an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, and provide increased opportunities for gainful employment. 

    Since 2016, The Springboard Foundation awarded 22 general and STEM focused scholarships to college students with disabilities from four-year accredited colleges and universities around the country. This year, we have increased the number of scholarships offerings to 18.

    Eligibility:
    Have completed 24 hours of college credit and an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 1, 2020
    Description:

    Two individuals will each receive $2,500 in recognition of their outstanding contributions and $7,500 to further a new or existing initiative that increases the political and economic power of people with disabilities. 

    Eligibility:
    An individual with a disability who displays strong leadership capabilities will be considered.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 15, 2020
    Description:

    Six awards range from $5,000 to $10,000. These students will eventually pursue careers in clinics, schools, research labs, higher education, and private practice, ensuring continued excellence in the field.

    Eligibility:
    Graduate students studying communication sciences and disorders are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 15, 2020
    Description:

    Any student with autism or Asperger Syndrome is eligible for this $3,000 scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and trade school students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 24, 2020
    Description:

    Forty $2,500 scholarships and two $19,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students with Cystic Fybrosis.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 24, 2020
    Description:

    The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life. The scholarship recipient will receive two state-of-the-art ReSound Hearing Aids which best fit his/her hearing loss, along with a $1000 Scholarship to the student’s college or vocational school of choice.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors who have hearing loss, requiring the use of hearing aids are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 26, 2020
    Description:

    The scholarship will award one student per school year with $1000 towards the student’s college or vocational school of choice and ZoomText Screen Enhancement software.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors who are visually impaired, requiring the use of visual aids other than glasses are eligible to apply.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 31, 2020
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 31, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Apr 1, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Apr 3, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Apr 6, 2020
    Description:

    Four scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing degrees in communications or media-relations. Each recipient will receive $5,625 for tuition and fees at their college or university.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities in communications or media-relations.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 9, 2020
    Description:

    Scholarships of up to $15,000 each will be awarded, dependent upon type of degree pursued. Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. and diagnosed by a healthcare professional with one of the following: ankylosing spondylitis (AS), Crohn's disease (CD), hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), psoriasis (Ps), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ulcerative colitis (UC), or uveitis (UV). Qualified applicants must plan to enroll in undergraduate (associate's, bachelor's) or graduate (master's, MD, JD, doctorate) study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the 2018-19 academic year.

    Eligibility:
    The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship is designed to provide financial support for exceptional students living with chronic inflammatory diseases.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 15, 2020
    Description:

    Awards ranging from $1,500 to $2,000 will be awarded to qualifying students with a visual impairment.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming college students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 28, 2020
    Description:

    Two educational scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000.00 each to students with a bleeding disorder.

    Eligibility:
    Students seeking a post-secondary education with a bleeding disorder are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 30, 2020
    Description:

    The program provides support for dialysis patients and kidney transplant recipients living in Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma to further their education or vocational training as part of an effort to initiate, maintain or resume employment and independent living.

    Eligibility:
    Dialysis and kidney transplant recipients living in Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma planning to further education or vocational training are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 15, 2020
    Description:

    One $7,500 scholarship may be awarded to a female student in STEM fields at a public university.

    Eligibility:
    First-year female students at any public four-year university are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 30, 2020
    Description:

    CHASA is proud to offer college and vocational school scholarships for students with a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to any cause, or a diagnosis of pediatric stroke.

    Eligibility:
    Students under 25 years old attending a post-secondary institution affected by either childhood hemiplegia or hemiparesis before 18 years old are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jun 1, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Jun 1, 2020
    Description:

    CAPED Scholarships include 11 awards ranging from $1,000 to $1,500

    Eligibility:
    Individuals with a wide range of disabilities are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Aug 1, 2020
    Description:

    Education Advantage is a scholarship program designed to help people with a bleeding disorder pay for school and continue their education. It can be a great start on the road to developing your career and getting involved with the community. The program is open to anyone with hemophilia A or B (factor VIII or IX deficiency), including those with inhibitors, regardless of which brand of treatment they use. Beginning in 2016, students with von Willebrand disease were also eligible to apply.

    Eligibility:
    Students with hemophilia A or B (factor VIII or IX deficiency), or von Willebrand disease including those with inhibitors are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Aug 1, 2020
    Description:

    Stand for Children Leadership Center awards three $2,500 scholarships to college-bound Oregon public high school seniors who have "Beat the Odds" by succeeding in school despite daunting obstacles.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating seniors from an Oregon public high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Sep 1, 2020
    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 (check back on):
    Sep 1, 2020
    Description:

    First awarded in 1991, the WSAJ President's Scholarship was established to support and encourage the efforts of high school students who have overcome obstacles to achieve academically and socially. As part of WSAJ’s commitment to foster an awareness and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society, the Washington State Association for Justice sponsors two scholarship programs for high school seniors in Washington state.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors from Washington state are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2020
    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.