Schwallie Family Scholarship
The Schwallie Family Scholarship supports qualified individuals with autism or Asperger Syndrome residing in the United States pursuing post-secondary education. The scholarship is $3,000 in each of the three categories: 1) Four-year undergraduate college or university; 2) Two-year undergraduate college, and; 3) Trade, technical or vocational school. These will be one-time awards for any recipient. For more information please go to the Schwallie Family Scholarship Program page.
Geoff Brachvogel Memorial Scholarship for Chronic Pain, RSD and CRPS
The Geoff Brachvogel Memorial Scholarship provides college scholarships for students with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), or other chronic pain conditions. Two $500 scholarships are given out each year. For more information please go to the Geoff Brachvogel Memorial Scholarship for Chronic Pain, RSD and CRPS page.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarships
The MS Society is offering scholarships to provide between $1000 and $3000 to help with the expenses of: high school seniors with MS, high school seniors who have a parent or guardian with MS, and adults with MS who have never enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Decisions will be based on financial need, academic record and a personal essay discussing the impact of MS on the applicant’s life. Last year, 332 scholarships were awarded for a total of $700,440. For more information please go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarships page.
Sacks for Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship
For every sack recorded during NFL Monday Night Football games, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will donate $1000 to the Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarship Program. Through the BEF/SolvayCARES partnership, "Sacks for CF" funds will be awarded to 30 college students, based on their academic achievements and adherence to daily CF therapy. For more information please go to the Sacks for Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship page.
Spina Bifida Association Scholarships
With the assistance of donors who recognize the value of education, the SBA Scholarship Program offers two different programs for people living with Spina Bifida with awards of up to $2,000. SBA is very proud of our efforts in this area. All students living with Spina Bifida are encouraged to apply. For more information please go to the Spina Bifida Association Scholarships page.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Alexander Graham Bell Financial Aid / Scholarships
Alexander Graham Bell (AG Bell) coordinates one of the largest financial aid programs in providing financial assistance or support to families all over the world who are dedicated to an oral approach to pediatric hearing loss. Money is available to help families and students subsidize the pursuit of mainstreamed spoken language education. Financial aid is available for: parent-infant/preschool services, arts and sciences, school age and college and graduate scholarships. College scholarships range in value from $1,000 up to $10,000. For more information please go to the Alexander Graham Bell Financial Aid / Scholarships page.
Annual Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired
In 1975 the Travelers Protective Association of America (TPA) established a scholarship trust for the deaf and near deaf. The intent and purposes of the trust are the giving of financial aid or assistance to US Residents who are deaf and hearing impaired who may benefit from medical, mechanical or specialized treatment or special education. Candidates must also demonstrate financial need. The patient pays for hearing aid(s) and applies for grant; awarded once a year (April); eligibility based on amount of hearing loss and need and dollars available for the trust for the year; usually is a partial grant; also covers for education, interpreters, cochlear implants, assistive devices. For more information please go to the Annual Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired page.
American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Scholarship
In 2009, AAHD created the AAHD Scholarship Program, which will support students with disabilities who are pursuing higher education. Preference will be given to students who plan to pursue undergraduate/graduate studies in the field of public health, health promotion, disability studies, to include disability policy and disability research. Royalties from the DHJ will fund the first year of the AAHD Scholarship Fund. As 2009 is the first year of the scholarship program, funds are limited and we anticipate that scholarships will be competitive. For more information please go to the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Scholarship page.
California Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability Student Scholarships
The California Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED) offers nine different scholarships ranging from $1000-$1500 for students with disabilities. These scholarships are for college and community college students attending a public or private California college or university. For more information please go to the California Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability Student Scholarships page.
Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The Undergraduate Scholar Program was developed, in part, to assist minority and disabled students, but application is open to all students who meet the requirements. The program offers unmatched experience. You'll complete work sessions during each summer break, increasing your knowledge and job responsibilities while assisting intelligence professionals and applying your academic skills. Once selected, recipients will be given an annual salary; a benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, and retirement; and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books and supplies. They will be required to work at an Agency facility during summer breaks and to maintain full-time college status during the school year with a minimum cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA. For more information please go to the Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholarship Program page.
College of Marin’s Scholarship List
College of Marin’s Scholarship Searches and Information
disABLEDperson, Inc. has a nationally-based scholarship competition for college students with disabilities. For more information please go to disABLEDperson, Inc. page.
Google Lime Scholarship for Computer Science Students with Disabilities
This scholarship is for college juniors and seniors and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related field. Google Lime Scholars will receive a $10,000 scholarship and be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View. For more information please go to the Google Lime Scholarship for Computer Science Students with Disabilities page.
Incight is providing scholarships for disabled students. The only two requirements for application is that the applicant have a documented disability (of any type, be it physical, learning, cognitive, etc.) and that s/he be a full time student at any college, university, trade school, etc. For more information please go to the Incight Scholarship page.
Laura Williams Memorial Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to people with disabilities who have been admitted to or are enrolled in a California college or university and who are committed to taking a leadership role in improving the lives of persons with disabilities. For more information please go to the Laura Williams Memorial Scholarship page.
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships
The USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship Program offers financial support to students with economic need. For more information please go the USA Funds Supports Other Scholarship Programs page.
Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship
It is awarded to a student who is working either full time or part time toward special needs certification or an undergraduate or graduate degree in some field of Special Education. For more information please go to the Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship.
Legally Blind and Low Vision
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Scholarship
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Scholarship are presented to college students who are blind or visually impaired. For more information please go to the American Foundation for Blind page.
California Council Of The Blind Scholarship
The California Council of the Blind gives a number of awards to the most deserving blind student applicants who are residents of California and who will enter or continue studies at an accredited college or university in either undergraduate or graduate status. For more information please to go the California Council of the Blind page.
Lighthouse International Scholarship and Career Awards
Established in 1980 by Lighthouse International's Women's Committee, the Scholarship & Career Awards (SCA) is a time-honored tradition that recognizes outstanding students who have overcome the challenges of vision loss by awarding them with scholarships for college and graduate studies. For more information please go to the Lighthouse International Scholarship and Career Awards page.
National Federation of the Blind 2012 Scholarship Program
To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty national scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. For more information please go to the National Federation of the Blind page.
Disabled War Veterans Scholarships
The AFCEA Educational Foundation is pleased to offer the Disabled War Veterans Scholarships. These $2,500 scholarships, co-sponsored by Microsoft employees and the AFCEA Educational Foundation, are offered twice annually to active-duty service personnel, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, reservists, and National Guard personnel who are disabled because of wounds received during service in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations. For more information please go to the Disabled War Veterans Scholarships page.