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:
    May 30, 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:
    May 31, 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:
    May 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:
    Jun 1, 2022
    Description:

    Three $1,000 awards will be will be given to students with spina bifida, 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:
    Jun 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:
    Jun 1, 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:
    Jun 7, 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:
    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:
    Jun 15, 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:
    Aug 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:
    Aug 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:
    Aug 31, 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:
    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.
  • Application Due:
    Nov 30, 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:
    Jan 1, 2023
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor's degree 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:

    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.
  • 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.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

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

  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jun 1, 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):
    Sep 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):
    Sep 1, 2022
    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):
    Sep 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):
    Sep 1, 2022
    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. Must have attended a school in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Sep 1, 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 (check back on):
    Oct 1, 2022
    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):
    Oct 15, 2022
    Description:

    Scholarships are open to any college-age undergraduate with PKU who is on diet treatment. Residents of any country are eligible to apply, but the application must be in English or translated into readable English.

    Eligibility:
    Current and upcoming undergraduate students with PKU and on a diet treatment are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 20, 2022
    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):
    Nov 6, 2022
    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):
    Dec 1, 2022
    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, 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):
    Dec 2, 2022
    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 5, 2022
    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 (check back on):
    Dec 8, 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):
    Dec 25, 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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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 1, 2023
    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 memorial 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):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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 1, 2023
    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.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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, 2023
    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):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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):
    Jan 1, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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, 2023
    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):
    Jan 15, 2023
    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, 2023
    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):
    Feb 1, 2023
    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 1, 2023
    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):
    Feb 15, 2023
    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, 2023
    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 (check back on):
    Mar 1, 2023
    Description:

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

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2023
    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 15, 2023
    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.