Disability-Related Scholarships

Eligibility: Students enrolled in college full-time in the upcoming academic year, and under a physician’s care for a spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, spina bifida, or neurogenic bladder.

Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility: High school seniors with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in college full-time in the upcoming academic year; 3.0 GPA minimum required.

Amount: $10,000 ($2,500/year for four years)

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Eligibility: High school senior or enrolled in an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must be pursuing a degree in the medical field, and preference is given to students with a disability themselves.

Amount: $1000

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Eligibility: College students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder.

Amount: $1,000 (ten awards given)

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Eligibility:

  • Must be legally blind (PDF) in both eyes.
  • Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
  • Must be 18 years of age by July 5, 2022.
  • Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall of the year of application (one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time).
  • Must participate in the entire NFB National Convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities (finalists will receive assistance to attend the national convention).

Amount: $3,000–$12,000 (up to thirty awards given)

Deadline: March 31, 2022

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Eligibility: Any blind or visually impaired person who will be a full-time student during the upcoming academic year and who is a resident of Pennsylvania.

Amount: $1,000 (two scholarships awarded)

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Eligibility: The majority of the scholarships listed are for high school seniors or current college students with hemophilia or related bleeding disorders.

Amount: Varies based on scholarship.

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Eligibility: Students who are planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary undergraduate education at an accredited US institution that has had an autism spectrum diagnosis.

Amount: $3,000

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Eligibility: People with disabilities.

Amount: varies

Deadline: varies

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Eligibility:

  1. Must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a 2-4 year university, community college or graduate school program located in the United States.
  2. Candidates must have a medically recognized physical or mental disability.
  3. The minimum GPA required for application is 2.5, indicating that all applicants are in good academic standing.

Amount: $1,500

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Eligibility: Majority of the scholarships listed are for high school seniors or current college students with physical and/or learning disabilities

Amount: Varies based on scholarship.

See application instructions, deadlines, and additional scholarship information here.