Awards For Students With Disabilities

We have assembled a list of resources that may be helpful in providing support and opportunities for students with disabilities.  This list is not meant to be comprehensive nor is it a substitute for using the Office of Fellowships services; rather it is a resource to supplement your research efforts regarding career exploration and planning.

Here are but a few other awards for your consideration:

Fulbright Programs are geared toward promoting and providing equal access for people with disabilities to U.S. Department of State's Fulbright scholarships to study, teach, conduct research or participate in other professional, cultural and educational activities internationally.

College Scholarships for Students with Cerebral Palsy - If you are a college-bound student living with Cerebral Palsy, there is available financial aid reserved exclusively for you. Studies specifically related to the disease also qualify for financial assistance at many school, for applicants dedicated to advancing research and care alternatives for Cerebral Palsy patients.  Deadlines vary.

Lighthouse Scholarship and Career Awards Programs are for undergraduate/graduate students who are legally blind. Deadline is in March.

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships are for undergraduate/graduate students who are legally blind.  Deadline is in March.

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships are available to undergraduate students of low-income, ethnic, minority and disability groups. Deadline is in February.