Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
There are many scholarships available for students with a disability. Check the listings below for eligibility.
Please note: All scholarships are available only to traditional students in traditional programs unless otherwise specified.
Business Plan Scholarship
Who: Any student with a documented disability
Due: 11/15/2018, 04/15/2019
Visit the Business Plan Scholarship website
Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
Who: Any student who has battled leukemia or has had a loved one who has battled leukemia
Visit the Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship website
Christine H. Eide Memorial Scholarship
Who: full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are legally blind
Visit the Christine H. Eide Memorial Scholarship website
Who: Students with disabilities who show an interest in a professional career
Visit the Churchill Scholarship website
Claude S. Weiler Scholarship For Amputee College Students
Who: full-time college students with a major limb amputation. A major limb amputation is defined as the loss of limb beginning at or above the wrist or ankle.
Visit the Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students website
Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation
Who: college students with cystic fibrosis
Amount: varies depending on academics and financial need
Visit the Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation website
Google Lime Scholarship
Who: Students with a disability and pursuing a technical science degree
Visit the Google Lime Scholarship website
May’s Mission For The Handicapped
Who: Students who one must be able to document a significant disability,
Visit the May’s Mission for the Handicapped website
Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship
Who: High school seniors diagnosed with ADHD
Amount: $2,000 and one year of ADHD coaching to help with the transition to higher education
Visit the Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship website
Who: Students who have a mobility disability and rely on a wheelchair or other mobility device on a regular basis and are willing to write a poem or essay over a selected topic.
Visit the Mobility Scholarship website
National Federation Of The Blind Scholarship Program
Who: must be legally blind in both eyes; must be pursuing a college degree full-time
Visit the National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program website
Organization For Autism Research
Who: college students with autism or Asperger’s syndrome
Visit the Organization for Autism Research website
Rewarding Individual Success In Education (RISE)
Who: students with learning disabilities who have overcome challenges to remain high academic achievers
Visit the Rewarding Individual Success in Education (RISE) website
Who: high school seniors or continuing undergraduate students who have maintained a GPA of 3.0; applicants must submit a poem or essay about overcoming a challenge.
Visit the 1-800-wheelchair Scholarship website
Students can visit the databases below to search for additional scholarship opportunities specific to their circumstances and needs.