Scholarships and Financial Resources


John Weir Academic Scholarship

  • Have a significant disability of any kind – for example, physical, visual, developmental,
    cognitive, hearing, learning, emotional, or other. 
  • Live in Washtenaw, Livingston, or Monroe County, Michigan.
  • Plan to attend or be starting the first two years of a 2- or 4-year college, university or a
    trade school program.
  • Must be postmarked by July 26th. 
  • Find out more about the John Weir Scholarship application process [PDF].

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.

Karina Eide Memorial College Scholarship

  • This scholarship has been updated as available! 
  • Dyslexic Advantage Scholarship.
  • For current college students at a two or four-year college or university in the United States .
  • No minimum GPA
  • Application due by March 15, 2021.
  • Go to their website and find out how to apply here.

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.
  • Application packet due by March 31, 2021
  • Get The Ability Center application instructions.

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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