AbbVie Immunology Scholarship
To make educational and career goals easier to obtain, AbbVie has established the AbbVie Immunology Scholarship, open only to exceptional students living with inflammatory diseases as they pursue goals of higher education. Applicants must submit proof of being diagnosed with one of the listed inflammatory diseases, including JIA, RA, AS, PsA. Also, required is proof of enrolling in an accredited, U.S.-based institution for the 2017-18 academic year.
American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship Program
The AAHD Scholarship Program supports students with disabilities pursuing higher education. Preference is given to students who plan to pursue undergraduate/graduate studies in the field of public health, health promotion, disability studies, to include disability policy and disability research. Royalties from the DHJO and private donations fund the AAHD Scholarship Program.
Arthritis Foundation – Arthritis Champions Scholarship
ARTHRITIS CHAMPIONS SCHOLARSHIP
A college scholarship for students with rheumatic diseases.
The Arthritis Champions Scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students with arthritis or a related rheumatic disease who: 1) impact the arthritis community, serving as positive role models and leaders; 2) live their best life, while empowering others to do the same.
The Arthritis Champions Scholarship is generously funded by Dr. & Mrs. Walter J. Winterhoff and Dr. Smriti Bardhan.
California Association for Post-Secondary Education and Disability
CAPED is a professional association of faculty, staff and students, serving students with disabilities at California's institutions of higher education. They sponsor several scholarships.
College Funding for Students with Disabilities (University of Washington)
A general overview of available funding types for students applying to college.
Council for Exceptional Children Student Awards and Scholarships
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. The CEC Student Awards and Scholarships recognize outstanding student members and chapter advisors who make outstanding contributions to CEC and to exceptional children. (You must become a CEC member to apply for a scholarship.)
Disabled Scholarship Opportunities (College Scholarships)
This site lists an array of funding opportunities for people with disabilities.
Fastweb: free scholarship matching service
Fastweb is the premier online resource for paying and preparing for college. Fastweb members are matched to relevant scholarship opportunities completely free of charge. With roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth more than $3.4 billion, there are scholarships for every student’s educational goals, activities and interests.
FinAid | Scholarships
On this page, you'll find information about scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities.
Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program (Lupus Foundation of America)
The purpose of this program is to foster an interest among students in the areas of basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, or behavioral research relevant to lupus under the sponsorship and supervision of an established, tenure-track Principal Investigator who directs a laboratory dedicated at least in part to the investigation of lupus at a U.S. academic, medical, or research institution.
HEATH Resource Center
HEATH is a national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Its annual publication on financial aid is available to download at their website
"Innovation in Motion" Scholarship Program (Spin Life)
The annual SpinLife Innovation in Motion Scholarship program is designed to aid college students in their academic endeavors. The annual program will provide one $500 scholarship and is open to students who are manual or power wheelchair users enrolled at an accredited 4-year institution.
Lupus Inspiration Foundation for Excellence (L.I.F.E.) Scholarship
The Lupus Inspiration Foundation for Excellence (L.I.F.E) realizes the obstacles a student with Lupus faces, and was created to help these students achieve their academic goals by providing financial and educational assistance.
Mays Mission Scholarships for People with Disabilities
Mays Mission offers scholarships to deserving individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities. To qualify for a Mission scholarship one must be able to document a significant disability, score of 18 or better on the A.C.T or 870 on S.A.T., be enrolled in a four-year study program (under-graduate only) working toward a baccalaureate degree and provide proof of enrollment.
Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
From www.affordablecolleges.com, here is a list of scholarships for students with disabilities.
Scholarships for Survivors (Patient Advocate Foundation)
The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide support to individuals, under the age of 25, who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer and/or a chronic/life threatening disease within the past five years.
SMART Scholar is a scholarship search engine to help you find the perfect scholarship for your needs.
The Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation Award
Aimed at children, teens, and young adults between the ages of 12-21 who are survivors of pediatric cancer or another life-threatening illness. Apply for the Andre Sobel Award and reflect on your journey with illness. Tell them your story so that others may find comfort, support, guidance – and even humor – from your experience. The first prize winner receives $5,000 to use in any way he or she wishes, perhaps to pursue a cherished dream not possible during illness.