Scholarships for Students with Disabilities:
Incight Go Getter Scholarship
To be eligible, the student must be admitted to a college or university. Application includes a letter of recommendation. The scholarships are worth $750 each, and they are renewable each academic year.
Lions Club International
Student Award Program
To be eligible, the student must be a 4th-year undergraduate that has been accepted to graduate school, and the student must study either Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Technology, or Engineering. The awards are worth $1000 each.
The following scholarships are specifically geared toward students with learning disabilities:
Ann Ford Scholarship
To be eligible, the student must be a high school senior and have an overall grade average of B. Application includes personal statement (essay or video), letters of recommendation, financial statement, and standardized test scores. The scholarship is worth $10,000, payable over four years ($2500 per year of post-secondary education).
Anne & Matt Harbison Scholarship
To be eligible, the student must be a high school senior with a language-related learning disability, and the student must be nominated by a member of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Application includes essay questions and letters of recommendation. The scholarship is worth $1500, and is renewable for up to three additional years.
Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Award
To be eligible, the student must be a high school senior, a registered RFB&D member for at least one year, and have an overall grade average of B. Six students can receive the award--three top winners receiving $6,000 each and three special honors winners receiving $2,000 each.
Yes I Can! Foundation for Exceptional Children
To be eligible, students must be between 2-21 years old, and must be nominated by a teacher, principal, friend, or parent. The majority of the work for this award must be completed by the nominator. The winners are recognized at an awards ceremony and receive a Yes I Can! statue.
Internships for Students with Disabilities currently enrolled in a College or University:
Entry Point! offers internship opportunities for students with disabilities interested in science or engineering. Students must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student to be eligible.
Emerging Leaders helps to place college students with disabilities in summer internship positions that will provide the students with leadership development opportunities. Emerging Leaders' internships can often lead to full-time employment.
College Internship Program
The College Internship Program at the Bloomington Center provides individualized, post-secondary academic, internship and independent living experiences for young adults with Asperger's Syndrome and other learning disabilities.
General Internship Search Engines:
The mission of Inroads is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership
Additional Financial Aid, Scholarship, and Internship Resources
HEATH Resource Center
Fast Web: Scholarships, Financial Aid and Colleges
College Funding Strategies for Students With Disabilities