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Scholarship Information

AHEAD Scholarship (Association on Higher Education and Disability)

Chair Scholars Foundation has The National Scholarship for undergraduate students with physical impairments in all states in the continental United States. Up to $20,000 for tuition and expenses.

RISE (rewarding individual success in education) (Rewarding Individual Success in Education): $2,500 for students with LDs and are high academic achievers.

American Association on Health & Disability (AAHD): $1,000 for a full-time student with a disability, special consideration going to students majoring in public health, disability studies, disability research & health-related fields.

Lighthouse has the Christine H. Eide Scholarship Award: Established for legally blind students. The $500 scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate or graduate students entering or attending an accredited college or university, with a maximum of $1,000 per year for any individual.

Schwallie Family Scholarship: Three $3000 award scholarships including one for students who are on the autism spectrum pursuing full-time, post-secondary undergraduate education.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities

On the search bar on the right, enter "Financial Aid" for links to scholarships and other information.

College Scholarships

USF outside scholarships

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

American Council for the Blind
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately twenty scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $2,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate college students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community.

"Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families" by Gail A. Schlachter (Editor), R. David Weber (Editor) ISBN # 1588410420.


General Resources

HEATH Resource Center

Mastering Skills for Workplace Success


Online Resource for people with disabilities.


Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
National non-profit organization with chapters around the country that assist individuals with ADHD with education, advocacy, and support

Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, RFBD)
National nonprofit aimed at creating opportunities for individual success by providing and promoting the effective use of accessible educational materials 

LD Online
Online resource providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.