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:
    Aug 31, 2019
    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:
    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 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

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:

    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):
    Sep 1, 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 (check back on):
    Sep 1, 2019
    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):
    Sep 1, 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.