12 Things I wish I'd known before going to college with a disability
Article about things to consider before going to college
Organization that provides conferences, workshops, publications and consultation to higher education personnel and works to address disability issues on college campuses
Online College Resources for Students with Disabilities
“Colleges with a Physically Disabled-Friendly Environment
Lists 41 colleges that are listed as “Physically Disabled-Friendly”
Helpful information on paying for college
Resource for choosing a college, applying and getting financial aid
Non-profit group that supports and empowers key life aspects of education, employment, and independence for people with disabilities.
Resources on the Internet: Financial Aid Information
Article on financial aid for college students with disabilities
Guide from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for any student pursuing a degree or other type of credential (e.g., certification, license) at a two-year or four-year community college, college, or university.
Assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. Resources for Professional, Youth, Workforce, and High School Development
BestColleges.com article exploring resources available to college students before and after enrollment
Middle and highschool transition planning Postsecondary Education Employment Independent Living
Article on preparing for college
Article on support systems in postsecondary education
This scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences.
Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law are proud to support the disabled students of America with the launch of their Semi-Annual Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award, awarded in both the Spring & Fall Semesters to one high-achieving, bright student intending to pursue an undergraduate college degree.
Bella Soul’s goal is empowering college students faced with chronic illness, physical disabilities, and disease through scholarships and emotional support.
This $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded twice annually to a recent high school graduate with a documented physical or learning disability.
The Disability Scholarship was established in 2014 as part of the law firm's commitment to helping students with disabilities or injuries who are in need of financial assistance for education purposes.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.
Article that lists Federal and State Aid, Scholarship and Award opportunities
Outreach Program Scholarships and grants. Scholarships for students pursuing post-bachelor’s degrees Quality of Life Grant
Ensuring that underrepresented individuals have opportunities to access higher education is important to us. Elastic Band Co. is committed to furthering the preparation of minority students and students with disabilities in the field of fashion and/or entrepreneurship.
Injury Lawyer News believes strongly in helping students achieve their goals of higher education, especially when they are faced with challenges such as physical and learning disabilities. As advocates of higher education, we are proud to give back to the community through the Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship Award. The scholarship award is available to all pre-law and law school students.
This scholarship, available starting in the fall of 2017, will provide a full scholarship for a qualified applicant living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to attend Northeastern University. The person must have been accepted to Northeastern University through typical application process and deemed qualified by Northeastern's Disability Resource Center. The scholarship will include all academic, room and board expenses as well as stipends for medical support while on campus or while on co-op.
This scholarship will apply to students this year who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.
Betty B. Louie established and funded The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation in December 2005 because of her desire to honor the memory of her parents and to fund qualified organizations engaged in healthcare, including but not limited to, those organizations caring for and supporting disabled people, organizations engaged in medical research and such other organizations that seek to improve the conditions and technologies for sick and disabled people.
LimeConnect is a global not-for-profit providing scholarships, fellowships and professional development for individuals with disabilities
The disAbility Scholarship at Microsoft delivers on the mission of Microsoft’s cross disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities. This scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry.
Rehabmart is owned and operated by Occupational and Physical Therapists - we would like to show our gratitude to the health care profession by offering scholarships to students with disabilities, health science students, or anyone majoring in special needs education.
Resource from FinAid.org presenting a short list of scholarships for students with learning disabilities.
As the country's largest internet retailer of mobility equipment, we are excited to offer the annual SpinLife Innovation in Motion Scholarship program designed to aid college students in their academic endeavors. The annual program will award one (1) $1,000 scholarship and one (1) $500 gift card to Spinlife.com and is open to students who are manual or power wheelchair users enrolled at an accredited 4-year institution.
Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is a nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue.
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