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:
    Oct 31, 2021
    Description:

    A $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder in the US or Canada; awarded based off applicant's essay on either "Living with Dyslexia" or "Living with Auditory Processing Disorder."

    Eligibility:
    Currently enrolled undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 19, 2021
    Description:

    The grant will be awarded to a woman studying any engineering field at a top-tier technical undergraduate or graduate university program in the US.

    Additionally, applicants to this grant will be considered for current and future internships and job opportunities at Markforged as part of an innovative, industry-leading team that is transforming manufacturing.

    While applicants from any engineering field are welcome, candidates who have demonstrated excellence in cloud computing, material science, industrial design, 3D printing, manufacturing, etc. will be given preference.

    Eligibility:
    Female applicants from any engineering field are welcome, candidates who have demonstrated excellence in cloud computing, material science, industrial design, 3D printing, manufacturing, etc. will be given preference.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 19, 2021
    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:
    Nov 26, 2021
    Description:

    The scholarships cover a part or all of an education ranging from G.E.D. to Ph.D. The Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation supports the efforts of organizations working to stimulate education, research and direct care in the mental health field. A businessman and consultant, Mr. Baer personally faced mental health challenges during his lifetime and sought to alleviate the suffering of those living with mental illness. Though he attended Yale University, he was unable to complete his studies, so he returned to his hometown of St. Louis where he worked in the family business, the department store Stix, Baer & Fuller. Through his hard work, he was able to increase the family fortune and upon his death left it in trust to be distributed to programs that serve the mission of reintegration.

    -Scholarship is open now-

    Eligibility:
    Reintegration is an achievable goal and dreams are possible for those who have been touched by mental illness.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 30, 2021
    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 at least a 2.8 GPA.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 1, 2021
    Description:

    The Foundation for Science and Disability will give awards of $1000 to fourth-year undergraduate (who have been accepted to graduate/professional school) and graduate students who have a disability and who are involved in research projects in mathematics, science, medicine, engineering, or computer science.

    Eligibility:
    Fourth year undergraduate (who have been accepted to a graduate/professional school) and graduate students who have a disability; must be US citizens.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 10, 2021
    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:
    Undergraduate or graduate students living in the U.S. with chronic inflammatory diseases.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 15, 2021
    Description:

    One applicant each from the United States and Canada will be selected, who uses a manual or power wheelchair, or a mobility scooter, to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time U.S. undergraduate/graduate students who use mobility equipment, such as power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs or mobility scooters.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 31, 2021
    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, 2021
    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:
    Dec 31, 2021
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    High school senior members with learning disabilities, who plan to continue their education after graduation, in recognition of their academic achievement, outstanding leadership, and service to others.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 31, 2021
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Any age group and student status with a hearing impairment.
  • Application Due:
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students with Type 1 Diabetes beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years.

    Eligibility:
    High school seniors with childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes and actively participating on an organized athletics team; U.S. citizen; minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Application Due:
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    The Boomer Esiason Foundation awards up to $5,000 quarterly to people living with cystic fibrosis and those students who are the children of parents with cystic fibrosis (living or deceased) who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate/graduate students living with cystic fibrosis or the children of parents with cystic fibrosis.
  • Application Due:
    Jan 31, 2022
    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:
    Feb 1, 2022
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Central Washington University students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Mar 1, 2022
    Description:

    The American Association on Health and Disabilities awards $1000 to undergraduate/graduate students (at least a sophomore) with a disability pursuing studies related to the health and disability, such as, public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, and special education.

     

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate (at least a sophomore) or graduate students with disabilities studying public health, disability studies, or health promotion.
  • Application Due:
    Mar 2, 2022
    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:
    Mar 31, 2022
    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:
    Mar 31, 2022
    Description:

    This scholarship is for young people who have learning differences. The P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship provides up to$1,000.00 financial award annually to one graduating high school senior who plans a career in the visual arts. Awards are sent directly to the college to be applied towards tuition. The scholarship may be renewed for up to three consecutive years based on eligibility. The amount of the award may vary from year to year.

    Eligibility:
    This scholarship focuses on students with language related learning disabilities..
  • Application Due:
    Apr 2, 2022
    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 10, 2022
    Description:

    The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time $2,500 scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.

    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 (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming undergraduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 10, 2022
    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 with at least a 3.0 GPA and a learning disability.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 15, 2022
    Description:

    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, 2022
    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.
    • You must be attending higher education during the funding cycle following your application (2021-2022 School Year.) This includes college, university, community college, or vocational school. You may be pursuing any type of degree within these institutions.
    • You must be enrolled and provide enrollment verification to INCIGHT.
    Eligibility:
    Students with disabilities at a post-secondary institution are eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 15, 2022
    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:
    Apr 22, 2022
    Description:

    The Susanna and Lucy DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to college-bound high school seniors with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health.

    Eligibility:
    College-bound high school seniors with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 25, 2022
    Description:

    All high school students with autism attending a post-secondary program in the 2021-2022 academic year may apply. In addition, all current college students with autism may apply as well who will be attending a post-secondary program in the 2021-2022 academic year. This scholarship has no geographic restrictions meaning it’s open to all upcoming and current college students with autism in the U.S and internationally! If you were selected in a previous year and/or weren’t selected you may reapply as long as you are still attending college in the 2020-2021 academic year. Just make sure to send us a new original application and essay!

    The winning applicant will receive a $500 dollar scholarship to be used to pay for their post-secondary education.

    Eligibility:
    Postsecondary Program Accepted in or Attending (I.E College, Community College, Vocational Program, etc.); Autism Diagnosis
  • Application Due:
    Apr 30, 2022
    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:
    May 1, 2022
    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, 2022
    Description:

    The Mandy Wagner Foundation awards scholarships of $500 and $1000 to senior high school students or college students living with cystic fibrosis. 

    Eligibility:
    Senior high school students or college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA, 1030 SAT score, or 22 ACT score.
  • Application Due:
    May 1, 2022
    Description:

    The scholarship will award one student per school year with $1,000 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:
    Jun 15, 2022
    Description:

    This scholarship of $1000 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.

    Eligibility:
    Current or incoming US undergraduate/graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA; either a current/former cancer patient, or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Application Due:
    Sep 15, 2022
    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; at least 16 years of age.

Rolling Deadline Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships accept applications all year-round.

  • 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:

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

    Eligibility:
    For children or young adults under the age of 23, Washington resident, on the autism spectrum, with demonstrated financial need.
  • Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    STEM college students are 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 student with a disability pursuing education requiring tuition.
  • Description:

    Awards listed for students living with Multiple Sclerosis.

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

    This scholarship funds blind, deaf, and deaf-blind undergraduate or graduate students in becoming self-sufficient through higher education, vocational training, or other schooling. Applications are accepted year-round, with those post-marked by July 15 reviewed in August, and with priority given to Grays Harbor residents; then residents of Pacific, Thurston and Mason Counties; then residents of other counties in Washington State.

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

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

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

  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 31, 2021
    Description:

    This $1,000 award is intended for graduate-level students to cover tuition, books, and supplies.

    Eligibility:
    Graduate students studying speech language pathology or audiology with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 31, 2021
    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 (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2021
    Description:

    The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and American Council of the Blind (ACB) have partnered together to offer educational scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 for those attending a technical college or attending university. This program awards students with scholarships to help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board, and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology.

    To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for most scholarships, be a full-time student (as well as students who work 32 or more hours per week and attend college part-time), and be involved in their school/local community.

    Eligibility:
    Blind students who are in an undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2021
    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 who are legally blind in both eyes.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2021
    Description:

    Ten awards of $1,000 are awarded to full-time college students with hemophilia who demonstrate scholastic achievement, community service, and financial need through an application and essay. The scholarship is in memorical of Eric Dostie, a five-year-old boy with hemophilia, who was tragically murdered but dreamed of inventing a hemophilia cure.

     

    Eligibility:
    Full-time college students who either have hemophilia or a similar bleeding disorder, or have a family member with a bleeding disorder.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 2, 2021
    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 with at least a 3.25 undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 graduate GPA; must be a US citizen/permanent resident.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 15, 2021
    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):
    Nov 17, 2021
    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, 2021
    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):
    Dec 1, 2021
    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, 2021
    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 with 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 1, 2021
    Description:

    The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) awards up to 40 $3,000 scholarships to full-time students across the autism spectrum pursuing full-time post-secondary, undergraduate education, or vocational training.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time post-secondary students on the autism spectrum.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Dec 2, 2021
    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):
    Dec 9, 2021
    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 (check back on):
    Dec 23, 2021
    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.

    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):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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 U.S. college students with spina bifida, spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    One or two $500 awards will be given each year to high school seniors or full-time college students with physical disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Must be 16 years or older with at least a 3.0 GPA and either a high school senior or undergraduate/graduate student.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate/graduate students with bilateral hearing loss that was diagnosed before age 4 who use Listening and Spoken Language for primary communication.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    Must be a college student living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability. Must be enrolled as full/part time student, and must not be on academic probation.—email proof of enrollment to Bella Soul (does not need to be a transcript; scholarship is not based on GPA but will be taken into account). This scholarship is $450.

    Eligibility:
    Must be a full-time, enrolled college student living with a neurological disorder.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    Children's Defense Fund California awards $10,000 to five high school freshman overcoming tremendous adversity, in addition to college preparation and career development counseling and mentoring.

    Eligibility:
    High school freshmen who live or attend school in the greater Los Angeles area planning to attend a postsecondary institution.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    Six scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to full-time college students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease, with each award exclusive to a specific demographic in the bleeding disorder community including women, men, inhibitor patients and immediate family members. 

    Eligibility:
    US resident, full-time college students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease or their immediate family members.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    The program awards scholarships of up to $5,000 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.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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 1, 2022
    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 1, 2022
    Description:

    The Disability Care Center awards annual scholarships to students who are attending college institutions that have a disability, support those with disabilities, or plan on making a difference in the disabled community. It offers two scholarship tracks: One for students with a disability, and one for students majoring in special education.

    Eligibility:
    The applicant must be a disabled individual, support the disabled, or plan on making a difference in the disabled community
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    The Gateway Hemophilia Association selects the recipients of scholarships ranging in value, with a maximum value of $3,000, which can be renewed for an additional three years through a reapplication. Scholarships are awarded to college students with a bleeding disorder.

    Eligibility:
    Eastern Missouri and southern Illinois residents with hemophilia, vWD, or a bleeding disorder. Must be enrolled in community college, junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students studying computer science or computer engineering are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    Four scholarships will be awarded to post-secondary students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease, caregivers of a child or adult affected by a bleeding disorder; or immediate family members in the same household affected by a bleeding disorder. At least one of the scholarships is awarded to an applicant pursuing health-related education.

    Eligibility:
    Post-secondary students with a bleeding disorder, caregivers of someone with a bleeding disorder, or immediate family members of someone with a bleeding disorder.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    This $500 award is intended for students with hydrocephalus.

    Eligibility:
    Any student pursuing a post-secondary education is eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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, 2022
    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):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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 1, 2022
    Description:

    You must be at least a freshman in college to apply (successfully completed at least 1 quarter or semester before the scholarship is awarded). High school students or graduate students are not eligible. You also must be attending a US college, vocational or technical school. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need, dyslexia documentation, short statement and resume, and at least one term at the college level.

    Five scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded.

    Eligibility:
    Dyslexic undergraduate students with at least one college quarter completed.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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, 2022
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities in media, communications, or entertainment.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

     

    Team Type 1 funds college scholarships of up to $10,000 to help young, talented athletes with type 1 diabetes off-set the cost of diabetes care so they can focus on what matters: their health and their college education.

    Eligibility:
    Students with Type 1 diabetes who are/will be attending an accredited NAIA & NCAA Institution and who compete in an NAIA & NCAA sport with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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 students with low vision.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    The Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students who are blind or visually impaired, and to Chicago Lighthouse employees, especially those who are disabled and/or Veterans. Applicants must be Illinois residents attending any school of higher education, or students from other states attending school in Illinois, to obtain accredited certifications, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees.

    Eligibility:
    Blind/visually impaired Illinois students pursuing postsecondary education with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and Chicago Lighthouse employees.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation anticipates awarding approximately $100,000 in scholarships in 2022. This scholarship is for students who will be attending a college in the United States as a freshman during 2022-2023. Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service. Special consideration will be noted for applicants who have parents that are United States veterans or are in the U.S. military; students with financial need; or applicants with parents who did not attend college.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming college freshman with a minimum GPA of 3.7 and minimum SAT score of 1300 or ACT score of 27.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    This scholarship is for any student with a disability enrolled in a post-secondary institution and nominated by an Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) member. The award amount is $1,000.00 and will be payable via check to the award recipient.

    Eligibility:
    Current full-time postsecondary student in the US with a disability and nomination by an ATHEN member with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    Description:

    UCB will award 30 scholarships of up to $5,000 and 3 scholarship of up to $10,000 to people living with epilepsy, their family members, and their caregivers pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility:
    People living with epilepsy, their family members, or their caregivers who are pursuing higher education.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2022
    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 (check back on):
    Jan 10, 2022
    Description:

    This program provides $6000 for full-time undergraduate/graduate students. Through the program, recipients will propose and complete a research project on non-invasive technology for deaf/hearing communication.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate/graduate student, permanent US residency, minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 10, 2022
    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):
    Jan 15, 2022
    Description:

    The Aimee Melissa Davis Memorial Scholarship was established by family and friends to remember Aimee. $5000 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 Type I diabetes.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2022
    Description:

    Up to 15 general graduate student scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded, with up to nine awarded for special purposes, to full-time graduate students who will be or are currently enrolled in in communication sciences and disorders graduate programs. 

    Eligibility:
    Graduate students studying communication sciences and disorders are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2022
    Description:

    The Dan Archwamety scholarship was established to give hope, affirmation, and financial assistance to young people on the autism spectrum who plan to continue their schooling after high school. A scholarship of up to $500 is available this year for an individual with a diagnosis of ASD. The scholarship must be used toward completing an accredited post-secondary course of study (educational or vocational). Applicant must be currently admitted / registered for the program.

    Eligibility:
    The money must be spent on a post-secondary course (educational or vocational); has a diagnosis of ASD; needs to be already admitted to a secondary program
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 15, 2022
    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):
    Jan 20, 2022
    Description:

    Every year, the Holman Prize funds the projects of three ambitious blind people from around the world. Prizewinners each received up to $25,000 to fund their projects. Creativity, enthusiasm, passion, and drive are what all Holman judges are looking for, and ultimately will also be what all Holman winners will have in common.

    Eligibility:
    Applicants must able to submit official documentation of blindness.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 31, 2022
    Description:

    Two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students with a bleeding disorder, one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to the immediate family member of a person with a bleeding disorder, and one $4,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field.

    Eligibility:
    Students with a bleeding disorder or their immediate family members seeking a post-secondary education or a degree in the medical/healthcare services.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 31, 2022
    Description:

    The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss that requires the use of hearing aids in their daily life. The scholarship recipient, selected based on an essay, will receive two state-of-the-art ReSound Hearing Aids and a $1000 scholarship to their college or vocational school of choice. Cochlear users are eligible but will only receive the financial award.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors who have hearing loss, requiring either the use of hearing aids or cochlear implants.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 10, 2022
    Description:

    Diabetes scholars offer general and specific scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to high school seniors headed to college/university in 2021 living with Type 1 diabetes. There is one application to be considered for all of the scholarships.

    Eligibility:
    High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school; U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Feb 10, 2022
    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 15, 2022
    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):
    Mar 1, 2022
    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):
    Mar 1, 2022
    Description:

    CAPED Scholarships awards 11 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 to students with disabilities in post secondary education.

    Eligibility:
    California undergraduate/graduate students with a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0, respectively.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 1, 2022
    Description:

    Three scholarships, two for undergraduate studies and one for graduate studies, ranging from $250 to $1,000, will be given to undergraduate or graduate students with dwarfism, whether members of LPA or not, and their immediate family members who must be paid members of LPA.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students with dwarfism (do not have to be LPA members) and immediate family members (LPA members only).
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 15, 2022
    Description:

    The Ability Center of Greater Toledo awards $20,000 in scholarships to students with disabilities pursuing a post secondary degree who are residents of Ohio's Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Defiance, Williams Counties or Michigan's Monroe or Lenawee Counties.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate or graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA and residents of Ohio's Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Defiance, Williams Counties or Michigan's Monroe or Lenawee Counties.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 15, 2022
    Description:

    The Springboard Foundation's awards 18 scholarships to full-time college students with documented disabilities. 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.

    Eligibility:
    Have completed 24 hours of college credit and an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Mar 31, 2022
    Description:

    Cochlear Graeme Clark Scholarship

    • The Cochlear Graeme Clark Scholarship is a unique award open to Cochlear Nucleus Implant recipients. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

    Anders Tjellström Scholarship

    • The Cochlear Anders Tjellström Scholarship is a unique award open to Baha and Osia recipients. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

    Scholarship applicants must be a Baha, Osia, or Nucleus Cochlear recipients. Available to graduating high school seniors, and undergraduate or graduate students that have applied or will be enrolled in an accredited college, university or technical school, and must receive a 3.0 GPA (unweighted) or above, from their current academic institution, to apply for and maintain the scholarship. Cochlear employees or their family members are not eligible to apply.

    Scholarship value is $2,000 per year for up to four years, and is paid in annual installments upon completion of each year of study.

    Eligibility:
    Baha, Osia, or Nucleus Cochlear recipients who are high school seniors, undergrad or graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 1, 2022
    Description:

    Learning Ally awards the top winners $6,000 each and special honors winners $2,000 each. All scholarship awardees must be capable and willing to publicly share their personal story and represent Learning Ally as a spokesperson and advocate at various local, virtual and national events. Costs associated with these events will be covered by Learning Ally.

    Eligibility:
    Learning Ally members who are high school seniors with learning disabilities.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 19, 2022
    Description:

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

    Several other related scholarships can be found on the National Hemophilia Foundation scholarship page.

    Eligibility:
    Incoming college freshmen and full-time college students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 1, 2022
    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):
    May 1, 2022
    Description:

    Millions of people suffer from disability discrimination and disproportionate representation. Continuing discussions and raising awareness for people with disabilities is fundamentally important to ensure equal rights, treatment, and opportunity for all people. To support those with disabilities, the WiseGeek Disability Scholarship will be awarded to one student at any grade level or field of study who has a disability and large ambitions for their life. Award amount is $500.

    Eligibility:
    US citizen or permanent legal resident. Must have a disability. All GPAs and grade levels are considered.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Aug 1, 2022
    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 (check back on):
    Dec 1, 2022
    Description:

    Lime Connect and BMO Capital Markets will award $10,000USD (students in the US) or $5,000USD (students in Canada) to full time college students with a disability pursuing business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics, or a related discipline, with preference given to those interested in a career in Financial Services with a focus on Capital Markets.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students in four-year universities in US or Canada, pursuing a business/commerce, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline.