Scholarships and Financial Resources

Scholarships

Sleep Family Scholarship for those with Disabilities

  • $1,500 annual scholarship to one student with a disability.
  • Applicants must be enrolled at or planning to attend a 2-4 year university, community college or graduate school program located in the U.S.
  • Candidates must have a medically recognized physical or mental disability.
  • The minimum GPA required for application is 2.5, indicating that all applicants are in good academic standing. 
  • Applicants must submit a short essay and submit their application no later than December 31st, 2022. 
  • Go to the Sleep Family Scholarship webpage to find out more about the specific requirements for the essay and application process. 

Spolin Law Civil Rights and Criminal Law Essay Competition

  • Spolin Law P.C. has created a Civil Rights and Criminal Law Essay Competition where the winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
  • The purpose of the scholarship is to raise awareness of criminal and civil rights issues and support students who can articulate the importance of these principles.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university.
  • Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate students.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher required.
  • Go to the Spolin Law website to find out specifics about this scholarship. 
  • Deadline is November 1st and this is an annual scholarship. 

Beyond Type 1 Scholarship Resource Page

  • National College Scholarship List for Individuals with Type-1 Diabetes
  • Go to their website to find out more about the numerous scholarships available. 

Comprehensive List of Available Scholarships

  • Find out more about scholarships available for individuals with disabilities by looking through this comprehensive list of scholarships[PDF] compiled by the Office of Student Accommodations at USciences.

The Ability Center - College Scholarship

  • Be an individual with a disability.
  • Have a permanent address in Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Defiance, Williams county in Ohio or in Monroe or Lenawee county in Michigan.
  • Carry at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary degree program.
  • The deadline has passed for the 2022 scholarship. 
  • The Ability Center College Scholarship Webpage.

Study.com Scholarships

  • Study.com strives to make education accessible. Study.com has designated a wide variety of academic awards and scholarships for current and prospective students and is thrilled to be awarding over $50,000 in scholarships. These academic awards are geared toward people with ranging backgrounds, identities, and academic goals.
  • The Study.com Scholarship Webpage.
  • Numerous scholarships with the deadline of September 1, 2022. 

Financial Resources

  • Find out more about financial resources for individuals with disabilities.
  • Find out more about discounts for individuals with disabilities.
  • Find out more about money management for individuals with disabilities.

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