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Scholarships for Students with Disabilities/Ailments

ABC Law Centers Cerebral Palsy Scholarship

Summary: For students with cerebral palsy. 
Eligibility: Must be a US citizen or legal resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Amount: Up to $1,000
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
URL: https://www.abclawcenters.com/birth-injury-caring-for-life-scholarship-2/


 

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship

Summary: For high school seniors with a learning disability who are planning to pursue an undergraduate degree.
Eligibility: Must demonstrate financial need and be a U.S. citizen with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Amount: $10,000 over four years.
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
Address:

Anne Ford Scholarship National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016-8806

URL: www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards


Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Fund

Summary: Based on educational achievement, leadership and financial need.
Eligibility: For high school seniors with cystic fibrosis planning to attend an undergraduate college, university, or vocational school. Must be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
Amount: $1,000 per year (must reapply every year)
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
Address:

Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation
1555 Sherman Avenue, #116
Evanston, IL 60201

URL: www.cfscholarship.org


Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

Summary: For legally blind high school seniors accepted to a full-time undergraduate program. Preference given to applicants residing in the New York City metropolitan area and to new immigrants to the United States.
Eligibility: Must be legally blind, demonstrate financial need, and be a U.S. resident. Noncitizens may apply.
Amount: $2,000-$3,500
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
Address:

Attn: Dawn Bodrogi
American Foundation for the Blind
Scholarship Committee
Information Center
2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102
New York, NY 10121

Phone: 800-232-5463
URL: www.afb.org/section.asp?DocumentID=2962


HIE Help Center Scholarship

Summary: For students with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), cerebral palsy (CP), or another neonatal injury.
Eligibility: Must be a US citizen or legal resident with a minimum GPA of 2.75
Amount: Up to $20,000
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
URL: https://hiehelpcenter.org/hie-help-center-scholarship/


Jackson-Stricks Scholarship

Summary: For physically challenged students pursuing academic study or vocational training leading to independent living.
Eligibility: Must attend college in New York metropolitan area.
Amount: $1,500-$2,500
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
Address:

Jackson-Stricks Scholarship Committee
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section
820 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-687-5030
URL: www.petersons.com/scholarship/jackson-stricks-scholarship-111_173020.aspx#/sweeps-modal


National Federation for the Blind Scholarships

Summary: For legally blind high school seniors planning to pursue a full-time postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution.
Eligibility: Must be legally blind in both eyes, and residing in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
Amount: $3,000-$12,000
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
Address:

NFB Scholarship Program
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Phone: 401-659-9314 ext. 2415
URL: https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/scholarships-and-awards

 


Yes, I Can Foundation for Exceptional Children Award

Summary: For students between 2 and 21 years old with a disability. Award categories include academics, arts, athletics, community service, employment, extracurricular activities, independent living skills, self-advocacy, and technology.
Eligibility: Must be a youth up to 21 years old and be nominated.
Amount: $500-$700
How to Apply: See web site for more information.
Address:

Yes, I Can Foundation for Exceptional Children
1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone: 888-232-7733
URL: www.cec.sped.org/yesican