Scholarships and Awards
Eligible students are those who are legally blind in both eyes and are enrolled at a post-secondary institution or vocational/technical school.
Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Students with an established autism diagnosis and pursuing a post-secondary education are eligible to apply.
Applications will open in December.
A 'visual poem' on the theme of overcoming personal challenge must be submitted by May 1st, 2019 in order to be considered for their $500 scholarship.
-In the past, EWU student Greg Larrick was the recipient for this award!
Students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall are eligible to apply. Applicants must be under a physician's care for a spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, spina bifida, neurogenic bladder or ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy).
Scholarship open from January 1, 2019 - June 1, 2019
Students who have a debilitating condition(s) and are continuing their education at a college institution are eligible to apply.
This scholarship program is for students who are majoring in special education.
Applicants who are legally blind and can demonstrate the need for a guide dog to help them remain safe and effective in their everyday travel, may fill out the online application, as part one of their application process.
Eligible students are those who are currently receiving medical treatment for a documented diagnosis with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or schizoaffective disorder.
Deadline: January 18, 2019
The scholarship is available to students of any age, with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental or psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions.
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to deserving students with a disability who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a sophomore in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability.
Award Amount: Funds and limited to under $1,000
This scholarship if offered to current Oregon or SW Washington residents, who have a documented disability, are actively pursuing a higher education, and are maintaining full-time enrollment.
2019-20 application will open in December 2018
JED’s Student Voice of Mental Health Award is an annual award honoring an undergraduate college student who is raising awareness of mental health issues on campus, reducing prejudice around mental illness, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers.
Eight scholarships will be awarded to 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.
2019 Applications will open in April 2019.
Two Scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded. High School Seniors, Undergraduates, Graduates, as well as international students who have a documented learning disability can apply.
Award Amount: 2 scholarships of $1,000 each
Deadline: June 28, 2019
For the 2019 awards, application materials will be available beginning November 1, 2018 and will be due by midnight Eastern Time on March 31, 2019 (either submitted online or postmarked).
This scholarship is for single mothers who are pursuing a career-oriented course of study (full or part-time), are U.S citizens, are currently a recipient of a Pell Grant and do not already have an undergraduate degree. Single mothers can reapply each semester for help paying with tuition or books.
Scholarships are specific to Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves.
Deadline: Application cycle open from mid-January - April 30
Program is aimed for all current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, who meet certain education, military service and application requirements and who are pursuing a degree in teaching or education.
This scholarship is open to a students who have been diagnosed with a form of autism, including Asperger Syndrome or applicants may also be a close family member of someone who has been diagnosed with autism.
Application opens January 2019
This is a $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies for hard of hearing or deaf students. For more information regarding eligibility please visit the website here.
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2019
This is a $5,800 scholarship- eligible students are those who have been diagnosed, or have an immediate family member who has been diagnosed with a form of autism and are currently enrolled or have been accepted by a college or university.
Award Amount: $5,800
Applications will be available in January 2019.
- Two $2,500 scholarships - Those eligible are individuals with Down Syndrome who are pursuing educational or job training opportunities beyond high school.
- Two $2,500 scholarships - Those eligible are individuals who are pursuing a junior college, undergraduate, or graduate degree.
Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2019.
Eligible applicants are those who are pursuing a junior college, undergraduate, or graduate degree and has a sibling with Down Syndrome. Applications will be available in January 2019.
Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2019
Those who are at least 18 years old, a manual or power wheelchair user, enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4- year educational institution at the undergraduate level, a legal US resident ( or posses valid student visa) and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible for this scholarship.
Award Amount: $1,000