Scholarships For Disabled Students
National Scholarships For Students With Disabilities
- Through the Looking Glass Scholarship is for students with parents who have disabilities.
- The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) for students with learning disabilities.
- CIA Undergraduate Scholar Program was developed to attract minority and disabled students, they will accept applications from all students who meet the requirements.
- The American Meteorological Society offers two different scholarships for high school seniors interested in studying the atmospheric, oceanic, or hydrologic sciences. One is for minorities including women and disabled students typically underrepresented in this field.
- The Accredo’s Hemophilia Health Services Memorial Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students with hemophilia and related bleeding disorders to continue their higher education (no longer being offered) .
- The Little People of America Scholarship for people who have a medically diagnosed form of dwarfism, but it is also available to members of their family.
- The American Foundation for Blind is an organization that works with individuals who are blind or visually impaired to have access to the information, technology, education, and legal resources they need to live independent and productive lives. They offer the AFB Scholarship.
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Scholarships for Survivors is for individuals have been diagnosed with cancer or a critical or life threatening disease.
- AG Bell College Scholarship Program for families who have a child who has a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range.
Local Scholarships For Students With Disabilities
Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior who has been accepted into the Harvey and Bernice Jones Learning Center, housing the Ben Caudle Learning Program at the University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas. Applications must be requested directly through the Learning Center upon acceptance into this program for learning disabled students. This award is $1,000 annually for up to four years with annual transcript review by the National Chairman required for renewal. The deadline is April 15.
National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship is for Graduating high school seniors from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties who have had a parent die or have a parent receiving social security disability benefits.
The Suzanne Civitello Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by her parents after Suzy’s sudden death. It is for a Fayetteville-Manlius High School graduate who exemplifies dedication to community, especially through service to children, the underprivileged or disabled, and a spirit of compassion and loyalty.