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Scholarships for Disabled Students, 2018

This scholarship blog is dedicated to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities so that they may live independent, self-directed lives. It is our goal to provide scholarship opportunities to such individuals in order to upgrade their educations, employment, social activities, and community involvement. These The studentships are created to help in paying the ever growing expense of college or school. Our website devotes special attention to the question of disability, striving to provide the various facilities required to ensure that every disabled person has educational opportunities that will help him or her to become a productive member of society. these endowments cover various levels of study, which are grade PK-12, undergraduate, graduate level, and postgraduate level in various streams. Following list include scholarships announced by different organizations, which are committed towards enlightening the life of disables through the education. Some of these organizations are The Independence foundation grant, AHEAD organization, Association of Blind Citizens, Hemophilia Federation of America and National Federation of the Blind etc. The eligibility criterion may vary accordingly. Let’s have a look on these endowments.

Commonwealth Youth Council Poetry Competition
Applications are invited for Commonwealth Youth Council Poetry Competition for the Applicants of Commonwealth Country. The theme of the competition is “My disability does not define me.” The deadline for the poetry competition is May 31, 2017.

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Business Plan” funding for Students With Disabilities
The grant is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other disabling condition. Scholarship must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School. The application deadline is April 1, 2017.

HFA Educational Scholarships
HFA offers scholarships to promising students in the bleeding disorders community. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, prospective students must submit a completed application in one of the four scholarship categories: Educational Scholarship, Sibling Continuing Educational, Parent Continuing Scholarship, Artistic Encouragement Scholarship. The application deadline is April 30, 2017.

SERTOMA funding for Deaf Students in USA
The studentships are being offered the students who are deaf or hard of hearing by SERTOMA. Student must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis at a college or university in the United States. This is a $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year. The application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Victoria / Te Aro Equity Scholarship in New Zealand
This scholarship is offered for students with disability for a Bachelor’s degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington. The candidate can apply for this application who has attended Te Aro School for at least three years. Scholarship covers the amount of $5000. The application deadlines are September 15, 2017.

AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Junior in college) in an accredited university. The application deadline is November 15, 2017.

Incight funding for IEP Students
Incight has awarded more than 800 scholarships to students with disabilities pursuing post-secondary education attending community college, 4-year universities, vocational school and Masters and Doctoral programs. For tuition purposes, student must be considered a resident of Oregon, Washington, or California. The application for the academic year will open December 1 and close on April 1, 2017.

Victoria / Te Aro Equity Scholarship in New Zealand
This scholarship is offered for students with disability for a Bachelor’s degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington. The candidate can apply for this application who has attended Te Aro School for at least three years. Scholarship covers the amount of $5000. The application deadlines are September 15, 2017.

CRSB funding for the Blind
Christian Record Services for the Blind is offering scholarships for the legally blind young people. Applicant must be planning to attend college as a full-time student on the undergraduate level. The actual amount given to each student is in proportion to the funds available. The application deadline is 1st April.

Google Europe funding for Students with Disabilities
This scholarship is offered for students with disabilities who are currently enrolled at a university in Europe for the academic years. The studentships are available for pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree at a university in Europe. award is awarded in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field. Recipients of the Google Europe funding for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship. The application deadline is December 31.

ASAN Autistic Scholars Fellowship
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is offering college grants for iep students. The ASAN Autistic Scholars Fellowship program, a new ASAN project to advance campus leadership, will provide 3 to 5 autistic students $5,000 tuition grants each to create systems change on their college campuses. Applicants must be Autistic, be willing to publicly identify as such and should have a strong interest in disability rights advocacy and activism. Completed applications for the January 2016 scholarship period are due on November 15.

Jon Peterson Special Needs program
The Jon Peterson Special Needs program provides college grants for iep students. The studentships are awarded to students who are eligible to attend kindergarten through 12th grade and have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) from their district of residence. The amount of each support will be based on the disability identified on the student’s IEP and will not exceed $27,000. The first application period begins in February and ends on April 15th. The second application period begins in October and ends on November 15th.

Disability funding for Top Class Education
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is offering funding for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities. These college grants for iep students aim at recognizing and promoting quality education amongst Students with Disabilities by providing full financial support. A person with disability having not less than 40% disability and having a disability certificate issued by any competent medical authority can apply for this application . Every year 160 (one hundred sixty) opportunities are sanctioned which will be distributed among all the States and Union Territories of India.

American Council of the Blind program
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately twenty scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $3,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate, graduate and full time employees (32 hours or more per week who are attending college part time) students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community. The application deadline is 1st March.

AG Bell Arts & Sciences Award Program
The Arts & Sciences Award Program is available to students with hearing loss who are in grades one through twelve to participate in after-school, weekend or summer programs focused on developing skills in the arts or sciences. Programs may be offered through museums, nature centers, art or music centers, or any other program with a focus on the arts or sciences.

STANLIB Bursary Scheme for Disabled Students
Applications are invited for STANLIB bursary available for disabled students. South African applicants are eligible for this bursary programme.  The STANLIB Bursary is available for matric, first, second, third year and Honours degree at any university in South Africa. Bursary is awarded to study Finance, Human Resources, Investment Management, Marketing and Communications, IT, Actuarial Science, Economics and Operations. Applications must be submitted via post by 20 October.

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