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Disability Scholarships

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study. Applicants are eligible for one scholarship per school year and are limited to a total of two scholarship awards. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Georgia Council of the Blind

Each year the Georgia Council of the Blind awards one or more scholarships of up to $1000.00 to deserving students.

Little People of America

As part of our service to people with dwarfism and the community at large, LPA offers educational scholarships to prospective and current students attending college or vocational school in the Unite States. Awards can range from $250 to $1000, sometimes more. A scholarship committee, headed by LPA's Vice President of Programs, will selectively review all scholarship application packets.

National Center for Learning Disabilities: Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 - 1,250 award given to a high school senior with an identified learning disability (LD) who is pursuing an undergraduate degree.

National Federation for the Blind Scholarship Program

Each year at its national convention in July, the NFB gives a broad array of 30 scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants for these scholarships:

  1. Must be legally blind (PDF document) in both eyes, and
  2. Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and
  3. Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2017 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time, and
  4. Must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities.

In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive assistance to attend the 2017 National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention which will take place July 10 through 15, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, providing an excellent opportunity for high-level networking with active blind persons in many different professions and occupations.

Stanley E. Jackson Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

For disabled students of an ethnic minority. You must be disabled and intend to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program or vocational, technical, or fine arts training programs.

For Application and more info:

Scholarship Committee
Foundation for Exceptional Children
1920 Association drive
Reston VA 22091