All Scholarships

Summary:
They have a 3-tiered scholarship program for students with bleeding disorders, immunodeficiency, or chronic conditions. Awards range from $1,000 dollars for the neuromuscular scholarship and primary immunodeficiency scholarship to $2,500 dollars for the bleeding disorder scholarship. Applicants must be accepted to a college, university, or vocational program for the 2021-2022 school year, 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 15, 2021
Foundation:
InfuCareRx
Business Phone Number:
(877) 828-3940 or TTY (240) 580-1926
Business Contact Email:
Address: George D. McCoy Scholarship Committee
Hemophilia of North Carolina
260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A
Morrisville, NC 27560
Summary:
This $1000 scholarship is funded by and administered by Hemophilia of North Carolina. Applicants are not required to be—nor will any preference be given to—residents 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.
Apply By:
May 1st.
Foundation:
Hemophilia of North Carolina
Business Phone Number:
(800) 990-5557
Business Contact Email:
Address: Hemophilia Federation of America
999 N Capitol Street NE, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20002
Summary:
Each year, HFA awards scholarships to promising students in the bleeding disorders community, with awards ranging from $2000-$4000.
– Educational Scholarship: Two educational scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000.00 each to students with a bleeding disorder.
– Medical/Healthcare Services Educational Scholarship: One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $4,000.00 to a student pursuing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field.

Scholarship and grant award recipients will be notified no later than July 30th, prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
Apply By:
May 31st.
Foundation:
Hemophilia Federation of America
Business Phone Number:
(202)675-6984
Business Contact Email:
Address: HF Healthcare
Attn: Scholarship
411 N Lombard Street, Suite B
Oxnard, CA 93030
Summary:
This scholarship honors the memory and giving spirit of Nate Slack. Nate was very much about helping others and making this world a better place. His work with others in the bleeding disorder community was outstanding. This $1000 scholarship is for students with a bleeding disorder or an immediate family member of a person with a bleeding disorder.
Apply By:
May 28, 2021.
Foundation:
HF Healthcare
Business Phone Number:
(866) 981-1171
Business Contact Email:
Address: Novo Nordisk, Inc.
800 Scudders Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Summary:
Eligible students can apply for one of five $4000 4-year college scholarships or ten $2500 community or vocational scholarships. Applicants must be diagnosed with hemophilia A, hemophilia A or B with inhibitors, congenital factor VII deficiency, congenital factor XIII deficiency, acquired hemophilia, or Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia.

Individuals must register on the website to see scholarship details and to apply online.
Apply By:
Apply online by June 30.
Foundation:
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Business Phone Number:
(844) 668-6732
Address: The Coalition for Hemophilia B
c/o the William N. Drohan Scholarship
757 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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:
Application available February 2021.
Foundation:
The Coalition for Hemophilia B
Business Phone Number:
(212) 520-8272
Summary:
LDRF 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:
August 15, 2021.
Foundation:
LD Resources Foundation Inc.
Address: Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.
PO BOX 811
Enfield, CT 06083
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:
January 18th, 2021.
Foundation:
Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.
Business Phone Number:
(800) 966-2431
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
Two scholarships of $2500 are awarded to students majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematical) field.

Eligibility:

– College student must have a disability.

– The student must be a full time currently enrolled undergraduate College student in a 4 year accredited university or college.

– The student must be taking 12 hours of undergraduate credit hours next semester.

– The Student must have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 and above.

Apply online through the Springboard Foundation.

Apply By:
June 30, 2020
Foundation:
The Springboard Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Three scholarships of $2,500 are awarded for General Studies (no specific major required).

Eligibility:

– College student must have a disability.

– The student must be a full time currently enrolled undergraduate College student in a 4 year accredited university or college.

– The student must be taking 12 hours of undergraduate credit hours next semester.

– The student must have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 and above.

Apply online through the Springboard Foundation.

Apply By:
June 30, 2020
Foundation:
The Springboard Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Three scholarships of $2,500 are awarded. Two scholarships are awarded to students of a Texas college/university and one is awarded to a student of a Midland, MI college/university.

Eligibility:

– College student must have a disability.

– The student must be a full time currently enrolled undergraduate College student in a 4 year credited university or college.

– The student must be taking 12 hours of undergraduate credit hours next semester.

– The Student must have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 and above.

Apply online through the Springboard Foundation.

Apply By:
June 30, 2020
Foundation:
The Springboard Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Two $500 (nonrenewable) scholarships are awarded to applicants selected from their short essay submission. Applicants must be planning on attending an accredited United States college or university in 2021. The scholarship is open to high school seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher who have a physical disability. To apply, visit the website for directions and essay topic.
Apply By:
May 15, 2021
Foundation:
OptimizeMyFirm
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Supports qualified individuals with Autism or Asperger syndrome in the United States. An award of $3,000 each is given in the following categories:
– Four-year undergraduate college or university
– Two-year undergraduate college
– Trade, technical, or vocational school
Apply By:
May 3, 2021
Foundation:
Organization for Autism Research
Business Phone Number:
703-243-3466
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
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.
Apply By:
Apply online in April 2021.
Foundation:
AbbVie Inc.
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Address: Iowa State University
Office of Student Financial Aid
0210 Beardshear Hall
515 Morrill Road
Ames, IA 50011-2028
Summary:
Grants to young adult college students under the age of 30 who are working to complete their educational goals while facing a major illness or injury. The donor is interested in helping students with eye health or vision conditions, but the award is not limited to vision-related disabilities.Grants range from $300 to a maximum of $3,000.

Students who complete the FAFSA application by December 1st, demonstrate financial need, and complete the FinAidScholar online application September 1, 2020 – January 11, 2021 (new students) will be considered for this award. Current or transfer students have from September 1, 2020 – March 1, 2021, to apply online.

Apply By:
December 1 for FAFSA and January 11, 2021 or March 1, 2021 depending on student status.
Foundation:
Iowa State University
Business Phone Number:
515-294-5627
Business Contact Email:
Address: Iowa State University
1076 Student Services Building
2505 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2222
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:
April 1.
Foundation:
Iowa State University
Business Phone Number:
515-294-7220
Business Contact Email:
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:
Address: Foundation for Science and Disability
C/O Dr. Richard Mankin, Chair
503 NW 89 ST
Gainesville, FL 32607 1400
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 made to qualified college or university students in any field of Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Technology, or Engineering.
Apply By:
December 1, 2021
Foundation:
Foundation for Science and Disability
Business Contact Email:
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 1, 2021
Foundation:
Microsoft
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Tips on working your way through college using grants, scholarships, and waivers.
Foundation:
Think College!
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
A selection of disability-related grants and services.
Apply By:
Varies by grant.
Foundation:
University of Iowa
Scholarship Category:
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, 2021.
Foundation:
180 Medical.com
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
$1,000 scholarship to a full-time undergraduate student who has a congenital limb difference.
Apply By:
May 31, 2020
Foundation:
Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)
Business Phone Number:
(888)-267-5669
Address: Karman Healthcare
c/o Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund
19255 San Jose Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91748
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, 2020
Foundation:
Karman Healthcare
Business Contact Email:
Address: Paralyzed Veterans of America
Attn: Christi Hillman, Membership Department
801 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
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. Previous award recipients may apply and are limited to a total of two scholarships. Questions can be directed to Christi Hillman.
Apply By:
June 1, 2020.
Foundation:
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Business Phone Number:
(800) 424-8200 ext 776
Business Contact Email:
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:
February 14, 2021.
Foundation:
BMO Capital Markets/Lime Connect
Scholarship Category:
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:
Address: Autism Society of Iowa
Attn: Kris Steinmetz
PO Box 65311
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Summary:
This vocational school scholarship (a minimum of $500) is designed for Iowa students on the autism spectrum who desire to study automotive technology, collision refinishing, diesel technology, marine technology, motorcycle technology, HVAC or plumbing & heating.
Apply By:
March 15.
Foundation:
Autism Society of Iowa
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
Students with Cystic Fibrosis and enrolled as an undergrad at a college or university in the United States or abroad, or with an accredited in-person or online educational institution or training in a technical school may apply for $500 and $1000 awards to apply towards tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for coursework. There is no limit on the number of years a person may apply.
Apply By:
May 1st.
Foundation:
Mandy Wagner Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Administered through the Organization for Autism Research, this program provides $3,000 scholarships to eligible students across the autism spectrum.

Applicants may pursue the following education and training:

– Four-year undergraduate college or university

– Two-year undergraduate college

– Trade, technical, or vocational school

– Certificate and life skills/transition programs

Apply By:
May 3, 2021
Foundation:
Organization for Autism Research
Business Phone Number:
703-243-3466
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
Students with Cystic Fibrosis and enrolled as an undergrad at a college or university in the United States or abroad may apply for an award of up to $2,500. Applicants may apply as often as they like, but will only be awarded education scholarships twice.
Apply By:
April 30, 2021.
Foundation:
The Bonnell Foundation
Business Phone Number:
(844) 297-8423
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Address: NCCF
8334 North Brook Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
Summary:
$1000 competitive award for cancer patients and survivors age 18-35 and entering an accredited college, university, or vocational institution.
Applicants will be evaluated on their essay submission, recommendations, and financial need.
Apply By:
Applications open mid-March 2021.
Foundation:
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Business Phone Number:
(240) 515-6262
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Address: Baer Reintegration Scholarship Program
PO Box #35218
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Summary:
The Reintegration Scholarship program is designed to offer financial assistance for a wide range of educational opportunities, such as high school equivalency programs, trade or vocational school programs, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, and graduate degrees. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must be diagnosed with bipolar disorder or some form of schizoaffective disorder.
Apply By:
January 15, 2021.
Foundation:
Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
High school students or current college students with autism attending a post-secondary program in the 2021-2022 academic year may apply for the $500 award.
Apply By:
April 26, 2021.
Foundation:
KFM Making a Difference
Summary:
Approximately twenty scholarships ranging in amount from $2,000 – $7,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate, and graduate students.

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.

Nancy Christine is the scholarship contact.

Apply By:
February 15, 2021.
Foundation:
American Council of the Blind
Business Phone Number:
(800) 866-3242
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Scholarships ranging in amount from $2,000 – $7,500 for those attending a technical college or attending university as an entering freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student.

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.

Apply By:
February 15, 2021.
Foundation:
American Foundation of the Blind
Business Phone Number:
(800) 232-5463
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 2022 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 April 4th and a letter of recommendation by April 11th, 2021 as the second part of the application process.

Apply By:
February 28th, 2021.
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 1st.
Foundation:
Morgan & Morgan Disability Care Center
Business Phone Number:
(888) 738-4309
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships and Thomas H. Miller Scholarship to assist them with their higher education tuition. Six scholarships of $2000 and one $1000 will be awarded.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. Gruber and Miller scholarships are for one year only, but 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. Qualifications for both programs are the same except for an added emphasis on music and fine arts for the Miller award.

Apply By:
April 16, 2021.
Foundation:
Blinded Veterans Association
Business Phone Number:
(202) 371-8880 ext. 330
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:
March 17, 2021.
Foundation:
Joseph James Morelli Legacy Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
Awarding three (3) 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 online from January 1 – March 15.
Apply By:
March 15, 2021.
Foundation:
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
Business Phone Number:
(844) 460-0625
Business Contact Email:
Summary:
Five scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to current college students with Dyslexia who are attending 2-or 4- year college, university, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
Apply By:
March 15, 2021.
Foundation:
Dyslexic Advantage
Business Contact Email:
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.
Apply By:
November 30, 2020
Foundation:
Learning Ally®
Business Phone Number:
(800) 221-4792
Business Contact Email:
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:
Apply online March – June.
Foundation:
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
Business Phone Number:
(202) 521-4316
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Address: Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
15W 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Summary:
The College Bound Scholarship: 16 scholarships awarded for high school seniors who are legally blind and 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) 769-7801
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Address: NFB Scholarship Program
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street at Jennigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
Summary:
Thirty scholarships — ranging from $3,000 up to $12,000 — awarded on the basis of 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, 2021.
Foundation:
National Federation of the Blind
Business Phone Number:
(410) 659-9314 ext. 2415
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Two $1000 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:
Spring 2022
Foundation:
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
UBPN offers up to two $500 academic scholarships annually. Intended for individuals with a brachial plexus injury entering college, attending a trade school, and/or attending career retraining. This is a scholarship that may be reapplied for every year.

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

Apply By:
May 31, 2021
Foundation:
United Brachial Plexus Network, Inc.
Business Contact Email:
Address: The National Children’s Cancer Society
Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship
500 North Broadway Suite 1850
St. Louis, MO 63102
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:
March 31, 2021.
Foundation:
National Children’s Cancer Society
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
$3000 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.
Apply By:
March 1, 2021.
Foundation:
Patient Advocate Foundation
Business Phone Number:
(800) 532-5274
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
A directory of resources for young cancer survivors and young people impacted by cancer.

Use the search term “scholarship” in the resource directory and look for results labeled “cancer-specific”.

Foundation:
The Ulman Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
For Learning Ally members who are high school seniors with learning disabilities who are graduating from high school in 2020. Top winners receive $6,000 each and special honors winners receive $2,000 each.
Apply By:
November 30, 2020
Foundation:
Learning Ally®
Business Phone Number:
(800) 221-4792
Business Contact Email:
Address: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Scholarships
1504 East Franklin Street Suite 102
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-2820 USA
Summary:
Four scholarships ranging from $1000- $4000 to full-time college students with cleft lip/palate or other craniofacial differences. Scholarship contact is Erin Mallis.
Apply By:
February 1, 2021.
Foundation:
American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association
Business Contact Email:
Address: Special Needs of Howard County
118 6th Avenue E
Cresco, IA 52136
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
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
$1000 award for college or vocational school. It also includes two free ReSound hearing aids for students that best fit their hearing loss.
Apply By:
May 2, 2021.
Foundation:
Help America Hear
Business Phone Number:
(800) 580-8886
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Address: Elizabeth Nash Foundation
PO Box 590883
San Francisco, CA 94159
Summary:
Awards scholarships to assist persons with cystic fibrosis to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. Grants ranging from $1000 to $2,500 are awarded annually. Grants are made for one year; however, individuals are encouraged to re-apply for subsequent years.
Apply By:
early April 2021.
Foundation:
Elizabeth Nash Foundation
Scholarship Category:
Address: Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship Program
Attn: Nofer Scholarship Application
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007
Summary:
Up to three awards of up to $5,000 each may be awarded each year to full-time graduate students with moderately – severe to profound hearing loss, who use listening and spoken language as their primary method of communication, and who are attending full-time an accredited 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.
Apply By:
April 12th
Foundation:
Alexander Graham Bell Association
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
The Graeme Clark Scholarship is an award open to Cochlear Nucleus Implant recipients and the Anders Tjellström Scholarship is open to Cochlear Baha recipients.

Available to those currently completing their final year of high school, to mature aged students who have been accepted into a university, and to current undergraduate and graduate university students. Scholarship value is $2,000 per year for up to four years assuming scholarship recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better.
Apply By:
Apply online by September 30.
Foundation:
Cochlear
Scholarship Category:
Address: Hamilton Relay
1006 12th Street
Aurora, NE 68818
Summary:
The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech-disabled 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. Visit the website for the application and additional details.
Apply By:
Applications must be postmarked by January 30, 2021.
Foundation:
Hamilton Relay
Business Phone Number:
(800-618-4781) Voice and TTY
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year.
Apply By:
March 30, 2021.
Foundation:
Sertoma and Oticon, Inc.
Scholarship Category:
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.
Apply By:
April 6, 2021.
Foundation:
Diabetes Scholars Foundation
Business Contact Email:
Scholarship Category:
Summary:
The mission of the O’Neill Tabani Enrichment Fund, administered by the National Down Syndrome Society, is to offer financial assistance to young adults with Down syndrome (age 18 or older) who wish to enroll in higher education programs or to take classes that will help them to enrich life through employment, independent living skills, life skills, or similar endeavors. Ten grants not to exceed $5,000 will be awarded. Most of the grant must be for tuition, but some funds can be used to help with books, transportation, and other related supplies.
Apply By:
Spring 2021.
Foundation:
National Down Syndrome Society
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Educational scholarships from $250 to $1000 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.
Apply By:
May 31
Foundation:
Little People of America, Inc.
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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:
February 15, 2021.
Foundation:
UCB, Inc.
Business Phone Number:
(866) 825-1920
Summary:
Eleven scholarships in the amount of $1000 for students who are diagnosed with hydrocephalus and are seeking a degree in higher education.
Apply By:
May 1, 2021.
Foundation:
Hydrocephalus Association
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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.
Apply By:
April 5, 2021.
Foundation:
National Center for Learning Disabilities
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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.
Apply By:
April 5, 2021.
Foundation:
National Center for Learning Disabilities
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Address: P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education
74 Poplar Grove Lane
Mathews, VA 23109
Summary:
Up to $1000 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 much 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.
Apply By:
March 31.
Foundation:
P. Buckley Moss Foundation
Business Phone Number:
(800) 430-1320
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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.
Apply By:
March 7, 2021.
Foundation:
MPS Society
Address: Spina Bifida Association of Iowa
Attn: Reimbursement Program
8525 Douglas Avenue Suite 39
Urbandale, Iowa 50322
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.
Apply By:
Prior to or by the first 30 days of the semester.
Foundation:
Spina Bifida Association of Iowa
Business Phone Number:
(515) 278-7013
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Address: Stickler Involved People
Gunnar B. Stickler Scholarship Award
PO Box 775
Cologne, NJ 08213
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.
Apply By:
June 15.
Foundation:
Gunner B. Stickler Foundation
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Address: The Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
Attn: Scholarship Panel
PO Box 11
Mayfield, NY 12117
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 $1000 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, 2021.
Foundation:
Lawrence Maderios Scholarship Fund
Business Phone Number:
(518) 424-0970
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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 28, 2021.
Foundation:
Medexus Pharma
Business Phone Number:
(855) 494-6489
Address: NuFACTOR Specialty Pharmacy
44900 Winchester Road
Temecula, CA 92590
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, 2021.
Foundation:
NuFACTOR Specialty Pharmacy
Business Phone Number:
(800) 323-6832