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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.

Students who complete the FAFSA application by December 1st, demonstrate financial need, and complete the FinAidScholar online application will be considered for this award. 

Apply By
December 1 for FAFSA
Foundation
Iowa State University
Business Phone Number
515-294-5627
Business Contact Email
Business Address
Iowa State University
Office of Student Financial Aid
0210 Beardshear Hall
515 Morrill Road
Ames, IA 50011-2028
Summary
Awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate or graduate health and disability studies in an accredited university. The student must be at least a sophomore in college.

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: 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.

Apply By
March 1, 2023
Foundation
American Association on Health and Disability
Scholarship Category
Summary
ExceptionalNurse.com awards scholarships of $250 to qualified students with disabilities to continue their education in a nursing education program.

Preference is given to undergraduate students.

Apply By
June 1
Foundation
ExceptionalNurse.com
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, Technology, or Engineering.
Apply By
December 1, 2022
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
A renewable $5,000 scholarship, up to $20,000 total, from Microsoft and DisAbility Employee Resource Group (ERG) targeted to high school seniors with visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, or speech disabilities who plan to attend a two to four-year university or college program in the United States with a major in: engineering, computer science, computer information systems, paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration or marketing. Applicants must demonstrate a passion for technology as well as leadership in their high school and/or community.
Apply By
March 15, 2022
Foundation
Microsoft
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary
A selection of disability-related grants and services.
Apply By
Varies by grant
Foundation
University of Iowa
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.

Apply online by creating an account at the Lime Network: https://www.limeconnect.com/programs

Apply By
March 28, 2022
Foundation
BMO Capital Markets/Lime Connect
Business Address
Scholarship Category
Summary
Current sophomores at a four-year university in the United States who are continuing as full-time students and who are eligible to work in the United States may apply for the fellowship program. The program begins with expenses paid to their Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City in the summer with a focus on personal and professional development, community, access to their U.S. corporate partners, and potential Summer 2023 internships. Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the lifelong experience of the broader Lime Connect Fellows community, where they will receive ongoing support and mentoring, continued professional development, community with Fellows from the previous classes, and networking opportunities throughout their careers.

Apply online by creating an account at the Lime Network: https://www.limeconnect.com/programs

Selected semi-finalists will submit 2 essays due March 27th and a letter of recommendation by April 3rd, 2022 as the second part of the application process.

Apply By
February 27, 2022
Foundation
Lime Connect
Scholarship Category
Summary
A $500 award for students who have a medically diagnosed physical or mental impairment that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life
Apply By
August 1
Foundation
Morgan & Morgan Disability Care Center
Business Phone Number
(888) 738-4309
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
May 19, 2022
Foundation
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
Business Phone Number
(202) 521-4316
Business Contact Email
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
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
May 30, 2022
Foundation
Lime Connect
Scholarship Category