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The following list contains up-to-date information with regards to scholarships to help students with disabilities fund their college education.


EduMed's online guide showcases 20 scholarship opportunities (including many in the healthcare field) that can make all the difference in affording college.

EduMed has provided a list of valuable academic and career resources that deaf students and hard of hearing students can use to maximize their success during and after college.

Here's a link to the entire guide: Scholarships & Resources for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


Preply is an an online language tutoring platform (as seen on EdSurge and TechCrunch) who has launched a scholarship program for students with learning disabilities.

According to Preply, the three best applicants will recieve $3.000, $1.500, and $750 to cover their educational expenses or learn a language on their platform.   

Below, please find general conditions and eligibility requirements:

  • Currently enrolled high school students in their final year, college or university students, and graduate students enrolled at an accredited institution in the U.S., Canada, UK, or Australia.
  • Students who have language learning, reading disability, learning barrier, or related disabilities.
  • 16-35 years old.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5.
  • The video submission should be logically related to the following topics: "Overcoming cognitive disabilities" and "Learning foreign languages".
  • The prize can be used for learning English, French, or Spanish with a tutor that specializes in teaching to students with specified disabilities.

Preply has a long history of helping students with their academic needs. They've launched 4 scholarships since 2016 and have awarded $20.000 to 12 students around the world.

They has recently extended their scholarshipsa helping hand to students with learning disabilities.

Here's the link to their scholarship page: https://preply.com/en/scholarships/cognitive-disabilities-scholarship

Additionally, Preply has created the following scholarship resource page which contains other great scholarships from non-governmental organizations and charity funds, as well as services and organizations that help disabled students.

You may find the list here: https://preply.com/en/scholarships/cognitive-disabilities-scholarship/resources


180 Medical is honored to have a scholarship program to help those with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy).

Please go to the Medical 180 website (link below) for more information on their scholarship program.

https://www.180medical.com/scholarships/


The Scooters ‘N Chairs offers a $1000.00 scholarship bi-annually for the Fall & Spring semesters for students with mobility problems. To qualify, you must,

- Be enrolled at an accredited College or University
- Maintain a cumulative GPA over 3.0
- Submit a relevant essay that states their need for the scholarship based upon mobility issues they are currently struggling with

Please go to the link below for detailed information regarding Scooters ‘N Chairs Scholarship process and form.

https://www.scootersnchairs.com/pages/2018-student-s-scholarship


Scholarships & Resources for Students with Disabilities from STEPS (Student Training & Education in Public Service):https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/financial-aid/students-with-disabilities-scholarships-resources/

For more information about other available scholarships please visit the following page on our website.

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