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Summary
Two scholarships for $1,000 that honor the memory and giving spirit of Nate Slack who was about helping others and making this world a better place. His work with others in the bleeding disorder community was outstanding. The scholarships are for students with a bleeding disorder or an immediate family member of a person with a bleeding disorder. Applicants must be a resident of the United States and must be accepted to attend a two or four-year college or trade school.
Apply By
By the end of May
Foundation
HF Healthcare
Business Phone Number
(866) 981-1171
Business Contact Email
Business Address
HF Healthcare
Attn: Scholarship
411 N Lombard Street, Suite B
Oxnard, CA 93030
Summary
$500 and $1,000 awards for students with Cystic Fibrosis seeking further education in trade or technical school, certificate programs, community college, undergraduate/graduate programs, and doctorate programs.
Apply By
May 1
Foundation
Mandy Wagner Foundation
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
Selected recipients with any disability will receive an award of $10,000 to support their future studies pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics, or a related field. Students interested in a career in Financial Services with a focus on Capital Markets preferred. Previous BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education scholars and applicants are encouraged to apply again if they remain eligible. Applications accepted online.
Apply By
April 7th
Foundation
BMO Capital Markets/Lime Connect
Business Address
Scholarship Category
Summary
Awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate or graduate health and disability studies in an accredited university. Health and disability studies include, but are not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education, and majors that will impact the quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Important: The student must be at least a sophomore in college. Applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school students entering college in the fall are not eligible to apply with the exception of those who have achieved sophomore status via high school AP course credits.

Individual scholarships are generally for $1000. The scholarship committee determines how many scholarships will be given and the amounts awarded.
Apply By
March 1, 2024
Foundation
American Association on Health and Disability
Business Phone Number
301-545-6140
Business Contact Email
Business Address
AAHD
Attn: Scholarship Committee
110 N. Washington Street Suite 407
Rockville, MD 20850
Scholarship Category
Summary
The Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship Program is an annual competitive educational scholarship sponsored by the Foundation for young people and adults with bleeding disorders to assist them in obtaining a higher education. The number of scholarship awards varies, and the scholarship amounts range from $500 – $6,000.
Apply By
March 20, 2024
Foundation
Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.
Business Phone Number
(800) 966-2431
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.
PO BOX 811
Enfield, CT 06083
Summary
For Learning Ally members who are high school seniors with learning disabilities who plan to continue their education after graduation. Top winners receive $6,000 each and special honors winners receive $2,000 each.
Apply By
February 15, 2024
Foundation
Learning Ally®
Business Phone Number
(800) 221-4792
Business Contact Email
Summary
Five scholarship winners will receive two state-of-the-art hearing aids which best fit their hearing loss, along with a $2,000 Scholarship to the student’s college or vocational school of choice. The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life.
Apply By
April 7, 2024
Foundation
Help America Hear
Business Phone Number
(888) 580-8886
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Scholarship recipients will receive two state-of-the-art hearing aids which best fit their hearing loss, along with a $4,000 Scholarship to the student’s college or vocational school of choice. The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aids in their daily life.
Scholarship Category
Summary
LDRFA assists students with learning disabilities to enter and succeed in pursuing higher education by providing assistive technology and up-to-date information on the tools and products to assist with reading and writing. LDRFA will award assistive technology, a Chromebook Laptop or Tablet to college-bound students with Dyslexia, ADHD, or other learning disabilities who demonstrate a financial need.
Apply By
July 30
Foundation
LD Resources Foundation Inc.
Summary
Four scholarships are awarded to students with hemophilia B and their siblings. Applicants must have applied to or been accepted at an accredited college or university or a vocational school. Instructions and eligibility requirements are on the application.
Apply By
July 15, 2024
Foundation
The Coalition for Hemophilia B
Business Phone Number
(212) 520-8272
Business Address
The Coalition for Hemophilia B
c/o the William N. Drohan Scholarship
757 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Summary
Eligible students can apply for one of five $4,000 4-year college scholarships or ten $2,500 community or vocational scholarships. People with hemophilia A, hemophilia A or B with inhibitors, congenital factor VII deficiency, congenital factor XIII deficiency, acquired hemophilia, or Glanzmann's thrombasthenia are eligible to apply.

Individuals must register on the website to see scholarship details and to apply online.
Apply By
June 30
Foundation
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Business Phone Number
(844) 668-6732
Business Address
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
800 Scudders Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Summary
Students with Cystic Fibrosis and enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the United States or abroad may apply for an award of up to $3,500. Applicants may apply as often as they like, but will only be awarded education scholarships twice.
Apply By
March 15, 2024
Foundation
The Bonnell Foundation
Business Phone Number
(844) 297-8423
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
This $1,000 scholarship is administered by the Bleeding Disorders Foundation of North Carolina. Applicants must have a diagnosis of severe hemophilia A and be seeking education from an accredited college, university, or certified training program. Applicants are not required to be residents of North Carolina.
Apply By
May 15, 2024
Foundation
Bleeding Disorders Foundation of North Carolina
Business Phone Number
(919) 319-0014
Business Address
George D. McCoy Scholarship Committee
Bleeding Disorders Foundation of North Carolina
260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A
Morrisville, NC 27560
Summary
They have a 3-tiered scholarship program for students with bleeding disorders, immunodeficiency, or chronic conditions. Awards range from $1,000 for the neuromuscular scholarship and primary immunodeficiency scholarship to $2,500 for the bleeding disorder scholarship. Applicants must be accepted to a college, university, or vocational program, and must be willing to allow their submitted information to be made public in the event that they are selected. Additional application details and eligibility requirements, including the portal to apply online, may be found on the website.

The InfuCare Rx Neuromuscular Scholarship
A person who has been diagnosed with one of the following conditions may apply:
-Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
-Multiple sclerosis (MS)
-Myasthenia gravis (MG)

The InfuCare Rx Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Scholarship
A person who has been diagnosed with one of the following conditions may apply:
-Common variable immune deficiency (CVID)
-Selective IgA deficiency
-Familial Agammaglobulinemia

The InfuCare Rx Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Scholarship
A person who has been diagnosed with one of the following conditions may apply:
-Hemophilia A/B (and symptomatic carriers)
-Von Willebrand Disease (vWD)
-Rare factor deficiencies

Apply By
May 1, 2024.
Foundation
InfuCareRx
Business Phone Number
(877) 828-3940 or TTY (240) 580-1926
Business Contact Email
Summary
This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Eric Dostie and will award $1000 to 10 students who can best demonstrate scholastic achievement, community service, and financial need. Applicants must submit an essay describing how his or her education will be used to serve humankind and to encourage self-improvement and enrichment.
Apply By
March 1, 2024
Foundation
NuFACTOR Specialty Pharmacy
Business Phone Number
(800) 323-6832
Business Address
NuFACTOR Specialty Pharmacy
44900 Winchester Road
Temecula, CA 92590
Summary
Their goal is to help people with hemophilia B by providing high-quality, specialized therapies, connecting with people to learn about their needs, and developing empowering programs that enrich peoples' lives. This scholarship enables people with hemophilia B to get financial help to further their education.

Applicants must be diagnosed with hemophilia B and be a US citizen or legal US resident and be entering or attending secondary education in the United States. Students who are pursuing or resuming a degree later in adulthood may apply even if there was a gap in their academic career.

Applications are submitted through a link on the website.
Apply By
April 30, 2024
Foundation
Medexus Pharma
Business Phone Number
(855) 494-6489
Business Contact Email
Summary
Four $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate students based on demonstrated financial need, academic accomplishment, and athletic ability in the area of running. Awards will go to one male and one female high school student and one male and one female undergraduate student.

Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate student who has cystic fibrosis and demonstrates scholastic ability, athletic ability (as evidenced by regular exercise), character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance, and daily compliance to CF therapy. The student-athlete should jog on a regular basis and be training for the 1.5-mile qualifying run. All candidates will be judged based on time.
Apply By
July 23, 2021
Foundation
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Business Phone Number
(646) 292-7930
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
The Bonnie Strangio Education Scholarship was established in 2005 to honor the memory of Bonnie Strangio. Up to $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a person living with cystic fibrosis who, like Bonnie, has an upbeat personality and “can-do” attitude, and shows a tremendous passion for life in achieving their goals despite battling CF.

Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student who has cystic fibrosis and whose service and commitment to the prevention and cure of CF is exemplary. The scholarship committee will select finalists, who will be interviewed thereafter. The award recipient will be chosen by a majority vote.
Apply By
August 27, 2021
Foundation
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Business Phone Number
(646) 292-7930
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
Twenty scholarships of $10,000 to assist CF patients pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. During the application process, students will be given the option to write a long-form essay answering a specific question pertaining to a scholarship designation. Completing the essay automatically enters the student into the pool of candidates who will be considered for additional financial assistance.

The BEF Scholarship Program committee considers the applicant’s scholastic ability, character, leadership potential, service to the community and need for financial assistance. Once candidates have been selected as semi-finalists, they will be granted a phone interview with a committee member.
Apply By
April 26, 2024
Foundation
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
The fund was formed to provide awareness of chronic disorders to the public and to stimulate, foster, and encourage interest, awareness and activism at the state and national level with reference to the fight against chronic disorders. This $1,000 scholarship is provided to High School Seniors living with a chronic disorder and continuing their education at a college or university.
Apply By
May 1, 2024
Foundation
Lawrence Maderios Scholarship Fund
Business Phone Number
(518) 424-0970
Business Contact Email
Business Address
The Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
Attn: Scholarship Panel
PO Box 11
Mayfield, NY 12117
Scholarship Category
Summary
Two college scholarships for students who have disabilities or who will be working with those with special needs upon graduation. Available to a graduating Howard County high school student who either has a disability or will be working in the area of special needs.
Foundation
Special Needs Association of Howard County
Business Phone Number
(563) 547-5575 - ask for Janis
Business Address
Special Needs of Howard County
118 6th Avenue E
Cresco, IA 52136
Scholarship Category
Apply By
April 22, 2024
Foundation
Organization for Autism Research
Business Phone Number
866-366-9710
Business Contact Email
Business Address
An award of $3,000 to qualified individuals with Autism or Asperger syndrome in the United States. Applicants must belong to an underrepresented racial/ethnic minority group. Supports students attending any type of undergraduate postsecondary education: two- or four-year colleges; life skills or postsecondary programs; or vocational, technical, or trade schools.
Summary
Awards vary between $250 and $5,000 for eligible college students who are HIV-positive. Applicants must be willing to submit to a free-of-charge STDcheck.com HIV test as proof of HIV status.
Apply By
Applications are accepted online throughout the year and are selected quarterly in March, June, September, and December.
Foundation
STDcheck.com
Business Phone Number
800-456-2323 option 2
Scholarship Category
Summary
$10,000 scholarship for current undergraduate, graduate, MBA, or PhD students with a disability who are pursuing a health care or STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) degree at a four-year university or college in the United States. Applicants must join the private free Lime Network of peers with disabilities to apply for the scholarship.
Apply By
April 7, 2024
Foundation
Lime Connect
Scholarship Category
Summary
$10,000 scholarship for currently enrolled full-time undergraduate students with a disability who are pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree. Applicants must join the private free Lime Network of peers with disabilities to apply for the scholarship.
Apply By
See website – applications open winter 2024
Foundation
Lime Connect
Scholarship Category
Summary
Open to any Iowa college-age young person with Phenylketonuria (PKU) who is on the low protein formula diet. Applicants must be accepted to an accredited college or technical school before the scholarship is awarded, but may apply for the scholarship before acceptance is confirmed.

Note: The application says that applications may be submitted online, but that is no longer the process. Refer to and submit the application linked by mail or e-mail.

Visit the organization's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/iowapku for more information about the organization.
Apply By
February 1
Foundation
Iowa PKU Foundation
Business Phone Number
515-779-9697
Business Contact Email
Website
Business Address
The Iowa PKU Foundation Scholarship
C/O Blythe Stanfel
2170 NW 138th Street
Clive, Iowa 50325
Scholarship Category
Summary
A $1,500 award, usually paid $750 per semester, to be applied to tuition only. Applicants may be a student with a disability majoring in any field or a student majoring in a health-related or special education field. Applicants must be a graduate of a Des Moines County high school or a Des Moines County resident for five years prior to applying. All applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and above. The scholarship may be renewed for four consecutive years, upon approval of the scholarship committee.
Apply By
March 15th
Foundation
Special Needs Foundation of Des Moines County
Business Phone Number
319-752-8222
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Special Needs Foundation of Des Moines County
E.B. Gnahn Memorial Scholarship Committee
829 Harrison Avenue
Burlington, IA 52601
Scholarship Category
Summary
A $1,500 award for students who have a medically diagnosed physical or mental disability and a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Apply By
November 30th
Foundation
Test Prep Insight
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
Six $2,000 scholarships for eligible graduating students to attend postsecondary school with a healthcare/medical focus.
Apply By
May 31, 2024
Foundation
Hemophilia Federation of America
Business Phone Number
(202) 774-0115
Business Contact Email
Summary
The scholarship program aims to provide financial support for Black deaf students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs at public and private colleges/universities. Applicants must complete one semester with at least a 2.75 GPA out of a 4.0 scale.
Apply By
February 29, 2024
Foundation
National Black Deaf Advocates, Inc.
Business Contact Email
Business Address
1500 Chestnut Street, #2224
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Scholarship Category
Summary
A one-time $1500 scholarship is awarded to applicants selected from their short essay submission. Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to attend a 2–4-year university, community college, or graduate school program in the United States. Candidates must have a medically recognized physical or mental disability and a 2.5 minimum GPA. To apply, visit the website for directions, submission requirements, and the short essay topics.
Apply By
December 31st
Foundation
Guide2Fluency
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
The Keith Sargent Scholarship is open to any student with a mobility, visual, or hearing disability who has completed 24 transfer credits or one academic year at Iowa State University and who has a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship amount varies and may be renewed for an additional two years as long as a GPA of 2.75 or above is maintained. The award is administered through the Student Disability Resources Office.
Apply By
March 28, 2024
Foundation
Iowa State University
Business Phone Number
515-294-5627
Business Contact Email
Business Address

Summary
$1,000 merit-based award for current high school seniors with any disability who are pursuing a degree at a four-year university or college in either the U.S. or Canada. Financial need will be taken into consideration.
Apply By
See website
Foundation
Lime Connect
Scholarship Category
Summary
$4,000 award to one student who has battled cancer at any point in their lives or has a parent, sibling, immediate family member, or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program. They also must be a United States citizen, be in academic “good standing,” and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.
Apply By
March 31, 2024
Foundation
Mesothelioma.com
Business Phone Number
800-336-0086
Business Contact Email
Business Address
35 Thorpe Avenue Suite 101
Wallingford, CT 06492
Scholarship Category
Summary
This $1,000 scholarship is provided to high school seniors living with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health and continuing their education at a college or university. This scholarship is awarded in memory of Susanna DeLaurentis, who died of cancer at age 10 after spending half her life in cutting-edge experimental treatments, and her older sister Lucy, who died on her 29th birthday from complications of cystic fibrosis.
Apply By
Third Friday in April
Foundation
The Susanna and Lucy DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Business Phone Number
215-635-9405
Business Contact Email
Business Address
SDCF
7616 Mountain Avenue
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Scholarship Category
Summary
Foundation awards approximately $4200 for tuition per academic year per grantee and aim to fund up to 4 years of college if good academic standing is maintained and funds are available from the Foundation. Applicants must have a 50 dB hearing loss in each ear or have a cochlear implant, must be a citizen of the United States or have a green card, and must be planning to attend a college or university in the United States as an undergraduate in the fall of the year of application.
Apply By
May 27, 2024
Foundation
Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
Awards one scholarship per year in the amount of $1,000 to a student who has cerebral palsy. Students must be seeking or enrolled at an institution of high education in the United States and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Apply By
July 31st
Foundation
ABC Law Centers
Business Phone Number
866-934-2765
Business Address
Bloomfield Hills Office
122 Concord Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Scholarship Category
Summary
Offers eight (8) scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. Each recipient will receive $5,625 to help cover the cost of education at their current college or university.
Apply By
See website
Foundation
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
Business Phone Number
(202) 521-4316
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
High school and college students with dyslexia or with a similar reading or language-based disability who will be attending an accredited undergraduate school, technical school, or community college in the United States, and who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), may apply for awards in the amount of $500-$2,500 to be applied towards tuition, books, testing, tutoring, assistive technology, or other resources.
Apply By
February 25, 2024
Foundation
Joseph James Morelli Legacy Foundation
Business Contact Email
Summary
High school students or current college students with autism attending a post-secondary program in the 2024-2025 academic year may apply for the $500 award.
Apply By
April 30, 2024
Foundation
KFM Making a Difference
Summary
$1,000 competitive award for cancer patients and survivors 18 through 35 years of age and entering an accredited college, university, or vocational institution. Applicants will be evaluated on their essay submission, recommendations, and financial need.
Apply By
May 19, 2023
Foundation
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Business Phone Number
(240) 515-6262
Business Contact Email
Business Address
NCCF
8334 North Brook Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
Scholarship Category
Summary
Awards a $3,000 scholarship to eligible autistic students who attend two-year colleges, life skills or postsecondary programs, vocational, technical, or trade schools.
Apply By
April 22, 2024
Foundation
Organization for Autism Research
Business Phone Number
866-366-9710
Business Contact Email
Summary
Awards college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors who have demonstrated the ability to overcome the difficult challenges of cancer with determination and motivation. Fifty-eight college scholarships are awarded each year.

Scholarship contact person is Shelly Schuetz.
Apply By
April 1, 2024
Foundation
National Children's Cancer Society
Business Contact Email
Business Address
The National Children’s Cancer Society
Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship
2900 Frank Scott Parkway W, Suite 928
Belleville, IL 62223
Scholarship Category
Apply By
May 31, 2024
Foundation
United Brachial Plexus Network, Inc.
Business Phone Number
781-315-6161
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Awards two UBPN Nancy Birk Memorial Scholarships $500 and two $250 academic scholarships annually. Intended for individuals with a brachial plexus injury entering college, attending a trade school, and/or attending career retraining.

Two scholarships will be awarded annually to applicants with an obstetrical (birth-related) brachial plexus injury (OBPI) and two scholarships will be awarded annually to applicants with a traumatic brachial plexus injury (TBPI) provided there are applicants in both groups.

Scholarships may be reapplied for every year.
Summary
Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded every other year in even years to 2 selected applicants who are legally blind and who are continuing their education in the field of providing services to the blind and visually impaired. An Association for Education and Rehabilitation (AER) student membership is not required but encouraged.
Apply By
April 15, 2024
Foundation
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
Thirty $8,000 merit-based scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, community service, and leadership. All applicants for these scholarships must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution of higher education. In addition, one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time. Each applicant will be considered for all scholarships for which they qualify.
Apply By
March 31, 2024
Foundation
National Federation of the Blind
Business Phone Number
(410) 659-9314 ext. 2415
Business Contact Email
Business Address
NFB Scholarship Program
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street at Jennigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
Scholarship Category
Summary
The College Bound Scholarship: up to 20 scholarships are awarded for high school seniors who are legally blind who will be college freshman in the upcoming school year. This is a one-time only scholarship.

The Graduate School Scholarship: for students who are legally blind and who are pursuing a Master’s, PhD, or any other post-Baccalaureate degree (MD, JD, MBA, etc.).
Apply By
March 31
Foundation
Lighthouse Guild
Business Phone Number
(212) 769-7833
Scholarship Category
Apply By
December 31, 2023
Foundation
Learning Ally®
Business Phone Number
(800) 221-4792
Business Contact Email
Business Address
For Learning Ally members who are completing undergraduate or graduate degrees and are blind or visually impaired. Learning Ally awards top winners $6,000 each and special honors winners $3,000 each.
Scholarship Category
Summary
Awards four students an individual prize of $3,000, 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.
Apply By
March 15, 2024
Foundation
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
Business Phone Number
(844) 460-0625
Business Contact Email
Summary
Five scholarships of $2000 will be awarded to spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual award to assist them with their higher education tuition.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. Recipients can re-apply and receive the award up to four times. The blinded veteran family member is not required to be a BVA member for the spouse or child to receive a scholarship.
Apply By
April 30, 2024
Foundation
Blinded Veterans Association
Business Phone Number
(202) 371-8880
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Blinded Veterans Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 90770
Washington, DC 20090
Scholarship Category
Summary
Award scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 for those attending a technical college or as an entering freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student. Students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA, are full-time students, and are involved in their school/local community may apply online.

 

 

Apply By
February 14, 2024
Foundation
American Council of the Blind
Business Phone Number
(800) 866-3242
Scholarship Category
Summary
$3,000 award for individuals who are legal residents of the United States of America pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer or chronic disease. Scholars are eligible to receive a scholarship of $3,000 per school year ($1500 per semester: Fall/Spring) for four consecutive years until the student receives a maximum of $12,000 or graduates with a bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first. The award is paid directly to the college or university for tuition, books, and other fee costs.
Apply By
March 8, 2024
Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation
Business Phone Number
(800) 532-5274
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
This vocational school scholarship (a minimum of $500) is designed for Iowa students on the autism spectrum who desire to study agriculture power technology, automotive technology, civil and construction engineering technology, CNC machinery and tool making, collision refinishing, construction and design, diesel technology, electrician fields, heating and air conditioning, HVAC or plumbing & heating fields, industrial automation technology, landscape and turf management, marine technology, motorcycle technology, or welding technology.
Apply By
March 15
Foundation
Autism Society of Iowa
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Autism Society of Iowa
Attn: Kris Steinmetz
PO Box 65311
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Summary
A minimum $500 award to be applied toward the completion of an accredited, post-high school educational or vocational program of study (such as college, trade school, and so on).
Apply By
March 15
Foundation
Autism Society of Iowa
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Autism Society of Iowa
Attn: Kris Steinmetz
PO Box 65311
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Summary
Awards in the amount of $2,500 to full-time students and $1,000 to part-time students for PVA members and their immediate family members. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States. Previous award recipients may apply and are limited to a total of two scholarships. Questions can be directed to Christi Hillman.
Apply By
March 15, 2024
Foundation
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Business Phone Number
(800) 424-8200 ext 776
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Attn: Christi Hillman, Membership Department
801 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Summary
Two $500 scholarships are available for two college students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair or other mobility devices on a regular basis. Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the U.S. and maintain a minimum 2.0 grade average (or equivalent).
Apply By
September 1, 2023
Foundation
Karman Healthcare
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Karman Healthcare
c/o Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund
19255 San Jose Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91748
Summary
Seven $1,000 scholarships for those with spinal injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy. Awards will be given on a competitive basis to students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time who are under a physician's care for spinal cord injury and legal residents of the United States.
Apply By
June 1
Foundation
180 Medical.com
Business Contact Email
Summary
A selection of disability-related grants and services.
Apply By
Varies by grant
Foundation
University of Iowa
Scholarship Category
Summary
A renewable $5,000 scholarship of up to $20,000 total is awarded to high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college program in the United States and aspire to have a career in the technology industry. Applicants must demonstrate a passion for technology as well as leadership in their high school and/or community.
Apply By
March 13, 2024
Foundation
Microsoft
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
Available to fourth-year undergraduates who are disabled and have been accepted to a graduate or professional school in the sciences, and to graduate science students who have a disability. Awards of $1,000 each are awarded to qualified college or university students in any field of Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Engineering or Computer Science.
Apply By
December 1, 2024
Foundation
Foundation for Science and Disability
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Foundation for Science and Disability
C/O Dr. Richard Mankin, Chair
503 NW 89 ST
Gainesville, FL 32607 1400
Scholarship Category
Summary
This award is a one-time $5,000 scholarship for 30 students with epilepsy seeking an undergraduate or a graduate degree at a U.S. institution of higher learning. Two applicants will receive Epilepsy Leader Scholarships of up to $10,000 each honoring the late Sandra Helmers, MD, MPH, and the late John M. Pellock, MD, two prominent figures in the epilepsy community. Additionally, UCB will award one applicant the Joe D'Souza Memorial Scholarship of up to $10,000. This scholarship was created in 2019 in memory of UCB's Global Medical Director.
Apply By
March 15, 2024
Foundation
UCB, Inc.
Business Phone Number
(866) 825-1920
Summary
Varying amount awards are available to full-time Iowa State University undergraduate or graduate students with a disability that might cause difficulty in pursuing academic study. First consideration is given to those having eye health or visual problems and demonstrated financial need.

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April 1, 2024
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Iowa State University
Business Phone Number
515-294-5627
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Recognizes exceptional students with Cystic Fibrosis who demonstrate academic excellence, community involvement, creativity, and the ability to serve as a positive role model for the Cystic Fibrosis community. Each year, AbbVie awards 40 scholars with $3,000 each. Two of these students (an undergraduate and a graduate) are then selected to receive a Thriving Student Scholarship, winning an additional $22,000 each.
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April 18, 2024
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AbbVie Inc.
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A $3,000 award for autistic students on the path to pursuing degrees at four-year universities. Students attending two-year universities with the intention of completing a four-year degree also may apply.
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April 22, 2024
Foundation
Organization for Autism Research
Business Phone Number
866-366-9710
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Summary
A scholarship, usually around $500 per year up to a maximum of 4 years, available to member applicants. Individuals must have a diagnosis of Stickler syndrome in order to qualify for the program. Recipient must maintain a 3.0 or better GPA to continue to receive the annual award. Failure to meet this requirement for any semester will suspend your award until two consecutive semester’s GPA is 3.0 or better. College transcripts are due by July 1st to receive your next award installment. Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need.
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June 15
Foundation
Gunner B. Stickler Foundation
Business Address
Stickler Involved People
Gunnar B. Stickler Scholarship Award
PO Box 775
Cologne, NJ 08213
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Summary
A scholarship of up to $500 per individual per semester is available to member applicants to attend post-secondary education. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals with Spina Bifida to assist them in their pursuit of post-high school education. Funds may be used for tuition, books, room and board, and specialized equipment that is required to complete their course of study. Scholarship is paid directly to the educational institution.
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One month prior to the beginning of the school semester.
Foundation
Spina Bifida Association of Iowa
Business Phone Number
(515) 635-1463
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Business Address
Spina Bifida Association of Iowa
Attn: Scholarship Program
8525 Douglas Avenue Suite 39
Urbandale, Iowa 50322
Summary
Scholarships are available for individuals with MPS and ML, their siblings (under age 30), their children, and their parents. Scholarships are awarded in increments of $1,000 for full-time students, $500 for part-time students, and the Jeffrey Bardsley scholarship awards $5,000.
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March 11, 2024
Foundation
MPS Society
Summary
Up to $1,000 award given annually to one high school senior with a verified financial need and language-related learning difference who plans a career in the visual arts. Applicants must have acceptance to an accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college. The scholarship may be renewed for up to three consecutive years based on eligibility. Art classes must be taken each semester to continue the award renewal.
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March 31
Foundation
P. Buckley Moss Foundation
Business Phone Number
(800) 430-1320
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Business Address
P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education
74 Poplar Grove Lane
Mathews, VA 23109
Summary
The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship awarded over two years ($2,500 each year) to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will enroll 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.
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April 13, 2024
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National Center for Learning Disabilities
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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.
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April 13, 2024
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National Center for Learning Disabilities
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ExceptionalNurse.com awards scholarships of $250 to qualified students with disabilities to continue their education in a nursing education program. Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.
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June 1
Foundation
ExceptionalNurse.com
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Educational scholarships from $250 to $1,000 to prospective and current students attending college or vocational school in the United States with preference to those who are members of LPA or who have a medically diagnosed form of dwarfism.
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April 15, 2024
Foundation
Little People of America, Inc.
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Summary
Several scholarships are available to incoming freshmen seeking higher education at an accredited four-year university, college, technical or trade school. Submit one application to be considered for all scholarships. Recipients are selected based on activities, grades, volunteering, advocacy, leadership, essays and recommendations from both a physician/CDE treating them as well as from a high school teacher/counselor. Scholarships are not based on financial need.
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April 19, 2024
Foundation
Diabetes Scholars Foundation
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Scholarship Category
Summary
Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss that are graduating from high school or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books, and supplies. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year.
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March 31, 2024
Foundation
Sertoma
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Summary
The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The $500 Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to a qualifying student living within a state where Hamilton Relay is the contracted telecommunications relay service provider. One winner in the state of Iowa is chosen in May. Visit the website for the application and additional details.
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Application must be postmarked by January 31, 2024
Foundation
Hamilton Relay
Business Phone Number
515-344-8548
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Business Address
Hamilton Relay Scholarship Committee
1006 12th Street
Aurora, NE 68818
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Summary
Awards three scholarships. The Graeme Clark Scholarship is an award open to Cochlear Nucleus Implant recipients. The Anders Tjellström Academic Scholarship and the Americas Vocational Scholarship are open to Cochlear Nucleus, Baha, and Osia recipients. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

Available to graduated high school seniors and undergraduate or graduate students that have applied to or will be enrolled in an accredited technical school, vocational school, trade school, college, or university. Scholarship value is $2,000 per year for up to four years assuming scholarship recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better.
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September 30
Foundation
Cochlear
Scholarship Category
Summary
Up to three awards of up to $5,000 may be awarded each year to full-time graduate students with a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range and who use listening and spoken language as their primary method of communication. Applicants must be attending full-time to an accredited mainstream law school or graduate school working towards a masters or doctoral degree in public policy or public administration.

Previous recipients may re-apply, provided that they are still in school and a minimum of nine credit hours was completed in the previous year of study.
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March 15, 2024
Foundation
Alexander Graham Bell Association
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Business Address
AG Bell - Nofer Scholarship Application
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007
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Summary
Awards scholarships to assist persons with cystic fibrosis to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 are awarded annually. Grants are made for one year; however, individuals are encouraged to re-apply for subsequent years.
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April 15, 2024
Foundation
Elizabeth Nash Foundation
Business Address
Elizabeth Nash Foundation
PO Box 663
Lafayette, CA 94549
Scholarship Category
Summary
Three scholarships ranging from $5,000- $10,000 to full-time college students with cleft lip/palate or other craniofacial differences.
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March 15, 2024
Foundation
American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association - ACPA
Business Phone Number
919-933-9044
Business Contact Email
Business Address
510 Meadowmont Village Circle Suite 377
Chapel Hill, NC 27517