Scholarships and Resources
- Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
- Rewarding Individual Success in Education (RISE)
$2,500 for students with LDs and are high academic achievers.
- American Association on Health & Disability (AAHD)
$1,000 for a full-time student with a disability, special consideration going to students majoring in public health, disability studies, disability research & health-related fields.
- Lighthouse has the Christine H. Eide Scholarship Award
Established for legally blind students. The $500 scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate or graduate students entering or attending an accredited college or university, with a maximum of $1,000 per year for any individual.
- Schwallie Family Scholarship
Three $3000 award scholarships including one for students who are on the autism spectrum pursuing full-time, post-secondary undergraduate education.
- "Incight Scholarship"
Students who demonstrate outstanding service to their community and overcome personal obstacles are awarded scholarships from Incight.
- Disabled students pursuing a career in law
We are proud to support students with disabilities by offering a $1,000 scholarship specifically for disabled students pursuing a law career. This scholarship can be applied to any institution of your choice, and will provide an extra boost for students with disabilities who are preparing to transition into academics, and eventually into a career in law.
On the search bar on the right, enter "Financial Aid" for links to scholarships and other information.
- National Federation of the Blind Scholarship
To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.
- American Council for the Blind
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately twenty scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $2,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate college students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community.
- EduBirdie (Students with Disabilities Scholarships)
30 scholarships for students with various disabilities.
- Test Prep Insight Scholarship
Not only is the Test Prep Insight team focused on providing high-quality, unbiased content about exams such as the MCAT, LSAT and GMAT, but we’re also committed to giving students with disabilities a better chance to achieve their professional goals. Our annual scholarship program allows us to level the financial playing field so that students with disabilities can earn the degree of their dreams. We want this group of students to be able to focus on academics rather than external financial circumstances.
Online Resources for People With Disabilities