Center on Disability Studies

Student Scholarships, Research Grants, Fellowship

Upcoming scholarships, research grants, fellowships, and more for students studying disability studies and/or students with disabilities. Information about funding opportunities’ requirements, deadlines, and application links are listed below.

Scholarships

UNICO.COM – All About Education Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Students, 13+ years old, resident of US

PreJax Foundation – Scholarship

Undergraduate Student with Multiple Sclerosis MS or have a parent with MS

Elaine Chapin Fund – Elaine Chapin Fund Scholarship

Post-Secondary Students – Multiple Sclerosis (directly or family members); Due April 30th annually

Digital Responsibility – E-waste Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Students, no age limit

Sertoma – Hard of Hearing of Deaf Scholarship

Undergraduate Student, 40dB bilateral hearing loss, 3.2 GPA, citizen of US

Steps 4 Doug

Higher Education Student, influenced by ALS

1-800wheelchair.com – Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Student, 16+ years old, 3.0 GPA

Organization for Autism Research – Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship

University Student with Autism

Organization for Autism Research – Schwallie Family Scholarship

University Student diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome

Bethesda Auxiliary – College and University Students

Undergraduate Students with career objective in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities, 3.0 GPA, Lutheran congregation member

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation – General Scholarship or Endowed Scholarships

Graduate Students (major: communication sciences and disorders)

Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation – Scholarship

Undergraduate Student with significant bilateral hearing loss; Due May 26th

Rehabmart.com – Scholarship Fund For Students with Disabilities, Health Science Students, or Special Needs Students

Student with a Disability (any major), Health Science Student (any medical major), Special Needs Education; Due May 31st

Shire – Michael Yaskick ADHD Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

MyBioSource – Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Undergraduate or Graduate Students with a Learning Disability

Karman Healthcare – 2018 Mobility Disability Scholarship

College or University Student with a mobility disability, 16+ years old, 2.0 GPA

American Association on Health and Disability AAHD – Federick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

Full-time Undergraduate or part-time Graduate Student with a Disability, preference majors (public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health)

UNICO.COM – UNICO $10K Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Student, 13+ years old, resident of US

Digital Responsibility – Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Students, no age limit

Sertoma – Hard of Hearing of Deaf Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Student (speech pathology and/or audio), 3.5 GPA, citizen of US

Zivadream Scholarship: $1,500

Specifically for students with mental or physical disabilities only. Applications due by November 30th, 2020.

Fellowships

Grants

AbbVie – AbbVie CF Scholarship

Undergraduate or Graduate Students with cystic fibrosis

The National Council on Rehabilitation Education – Dr. Ted Daniels Scholarship Award (conference scholarship)

Undergraduate or Graduate Students (field of rehabilitation)

American Psychological Foundation – Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant

Full-time Graduate Student or early career Psychologist, seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities

Fullbright U.S. Student Program

Undergraduate or Graduate Student

Foundation for Science and Disability – Science Graduate Student Grant

Graduate Student (4th year) and Graduate Science Students with a Disability (major: mathematics, science, medicine, technology, or engineering)