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Summary
A $1,500 award for students who have a medically diagnosed physical or mental disability and a minimum GPA of 2.5.
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November 30th
Foundation
Test Prep Insight
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Scholarship Category
Summary
Awards a $5,000 scholarship to a high-achieving student with a disability diagnosis enrolled in an accredited university, college, or vocational school in the United States.
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August 4, 2023
Foundation
The Platta Law Firm
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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.
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June 1st
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
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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.

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March 1, 2023
Foundation
Iowa State University
Business Phone Number
515-294-5627
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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 limited to under $1000. The scholarship committee determines how many scholarships will be given and the amounts awarded.
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March 1, 2023
Foundation
American Association on Health and Disability
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Summary
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
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.
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December 1, 2023
Foundation
Foundation for Science and Disability
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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 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.
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March 15, 2023
Foundation
Microsoft
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Scholarship Category
Summary
A selection of disability-related grants and services.
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Varies by grant
Foundation
University of Iowa
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.
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May 22, 2023
Foundation
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
Business Phone Number
(202) 521-4316
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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.
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June 2023
Foundation
Lime Connect
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.
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December 31st
Foundation
Guide2Fluency
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Scholarship Category