Disability Financial Aid for College

Disability Financial Aid for College

Disability Financial Aid for College

Disability financial aid for college come from more places nowadays then just a few short years ago when very little existed in terms of scholarships for disabled students. Now there is no shortage for students who are disabled looking for student aid to help pay for college. The below outlines a few of these which may be of assistance to some.

Bottar Leone Scholarship

This disability student aid program is sponsored by Bottar Leone Attorneys in the amount of $2,500 and with a deadline of Dec. 1st. It is for students who have a physical or learning disability and is awarded twice yearly in the amount of $2,500. Applicants must be high school graduates, 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, enrolled full time in college and have a documented disability.

Students are to write an 500-1500 word essay on one of three posted questions dealing with coping with disability.

Bottar Leone, PLLC, is central New York’s largest law firm devoted to representing injured patients, workers, motorists & consumers.

Beat the Odds Scholarship

The Children’s Defense Fund sponsors the BOS scholarships for disabled students. High school seniors attending school in Minneapolis, St. Paul, or a twin city suburb who has limited income or family support, demonstrates devotion to social justice and community can apply.

An essay of no more then 750 words about how the applicant has overcome major obstacles & challenges, how they have achieved academic success despite their hardships endured (even though no GPA requirements necessary) and high-lite their commitment in serving others in ANY way! The disability financial aid amount varies around $5,000.

An easy online application is available for submissions.

The Children’s Defense Fund is a private & not for profit organization supported by individual donations, foundation, corporate & government grants whose sole purpose is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life & a successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.

Injury Lawyer News Annual Disability Scholarship

This $1,000 disability financial aid is available to law; and pre-law students who have been accepted into a university who have a documented physical, or learning disability. Applicants are to submit a 1500 to 2000 word essay about the biggest challenges they have overcome because of their disability; AND what area of law they desire to practice, and why. December 31st is deadline.

Injury Lawyer News brings the latest information about lawsuits involving personal injury resulting from taking dangerous drugs and other defective products which involve the safety & well being of all consumers in the United States.

ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarships

ExceptionalNurse.com has a number of disability scholarships all ranging up to $500. The Scholarships are open to those students who have a documented disability who been admitted to a college or university program on a full-time basis only.

They also have nursing only applicant disability scholarships all ranging up from $250 to $500 all with similar requirements too.

ExceptionalNurse.com mission is to help and assist people with a disability who are involved with nursing, students as well ass active nurses.

Jesse Brown Scholarships

The Disabled American Veterans sponsors disability financial aid of up to $20,000 for the first place winner, 15K, 10K, 7.5K and 5K for other winners as well. It’s an award in memory of Jesse Brown which honors young volunteers whose dedication is to have served veterans.

Scholarship applicants may be volunteers who are age 21 or younger; & have volunteered for a minimum of 100 hours annually at a VA medical center during the previous calendar year. An essay about their experiences of volunteering for the Veterans must accompany their scholarship submission.

The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is dedicated in providing support to those who have served, (and their families) for the well being of our country and its ideals.

Surgical Watch Scholarship for Disabled Students

This disability scholarship is created for students pursing a career in their field of choice; with no precise field of study to apply required.

Applicants are to submit a 1500-2000 word essay about “if your disability has effected you personally and academically” for a chance to win a $1,000 award?

Deadline is December 31st. Must be currently enrolled in a 4 year university or in an accredited law school.

SurgicalWatch.com is a provider of up to date information on lawsuits involving defective medical devices that affect US patients & consumers. They are owned by Eisbrouch Marsh, LLC, which is a national law firm located in New Jersey.

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  1. July 20, 2016

    […] Disability financial aid is more then just disability scholarships. There are organizations providing financial aid for disabled students in many forms with support in creative ways. […]

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