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9.1. Scholarships Available For People With A Disability

180 Medical 
180 Medical offers a scholarship program (https://www.180medical.com/scholarships) to help those with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, and transverse myelitis. Students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall are eligible to apply. Applicants must be under a physician's care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy). Must be a legal resident in the United States.
(877) 688-2729

1800Wheelchair.com offers an annual scholarship award to an undergraduate student. The scholarship is open to students of any major or concentration. Although not a requirement, preference will be given to students with mobility disabilities.

ABC Medical  
ABC Medical will be offering semi-annual scholarships, divided into the following three categories: Adaptive Sports, Scholar Athletes, and Making a Difference.  The Adaptive Sports scholarship will be divided by age group (Junior, College, Adult) and will be awarded to individuals who represent good sportsmanship, display continuous respect for themselves and others, and display leadership characteristics on their adaptive sports team.  The Scholar Athlete award will be given to individuals in need of financial assistance for their college tuition.  The Making a Difference scholarship will be given to individuals that are trying to improve their own lives or improve the lives of others around them.

American Association on Health and Disability  
The on AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving  student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to  public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.
(301) 545-6140

Appel Law Firm Auto Accident Survivor Scholarship  
Appel Law Firm offers an annual scholarship to college and graduate students who have been survivors of car accidents https://www.appellawyer.com/practice-areas/motor-vehicle-accidents/ and have overcome their injuries. Each year we offer the Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship. The winner receives $1,000 towards their school tuition.
(925) 938-2000

AvaCare Medical Scholarship
At AvaCare Medical, we're showing our appreciation to those who are studying medicine - especially those who are disabled themselves - by offering an annual scholarship of $1,000 for students in the medical and healthcare field. When choosing winners, we will give preference to students with a physical disability.

Birth Trauma, Neonatal Injury and Disability scholarship.
As part of our ongoing commitment to heighten awareness and understanding of preventable birth injuries, Reiter & Walsh, P.C. is pleased to announce the continuation of their annual scholarship. A scholarship for financial assistance in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded each year to a high school, undergraduate, or graduate student who is influenced, in any way, by birth trauma, neonatal injury and disability.
(248) 593-5100

The Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation  
A $1000 to $2000 scholarship shall be awarded to two to three individuals with neurological disabilities, or the child of that person, for post high school education both spring and fall semester. Individuals suffering from a direct spinal cord injury or disease resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida are given first priority. Other diseases and disorders that would be considered include MS, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson's and cerebral palsy. Conditions such as ADHD or dyslexia do not qualify. Priority is also given to people living in Wisconsin, but scholarships still may be given out to individuals residing in the United States depending on the funds available.
262) 547-2083

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C  Disability Scholarship  
The scholarship will award $1,000.00 to one student selected by our scholarship selection committee. The student must be attending an accredited college or university. The program is open to students of any age, with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental or psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions.
(800) 606-1717

ChairScholars Foundation  
ChairScholars Foundation - National Program is offered at only two Universities: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida. Available to students in every state in the continental U.S., the ChairScholars National Scholarship Program provides eligible high school seniors and college undergrads up to $30,000 for tuition to attend either Edinboro University or the University of Tampa.
(813) 926-0544 or (888) 926-0544

CMMS Deshae Lott Ministries Postgraduate Scholarships  
CMMS Deshae Lott Ministries Inc offers hope and help to individuals pursuing post-bachelor's degrees in graduate programs or professional programs (like M.B.A.s from business schools, law degrees from law schools, medical degrees from medical or dental programs). Our non-profit acknowledges that quality-of-life, including spiritual health, often greatly depends upon resources that help mitigate the higher costs incurred by living with disabilities, specifically in situations where economics alone might deter self-actualization. The post bachelor's degree scholarship recipients have used awards to fund care givers, medical equipment, and tuition expenses during a course of study at graduate or professional school including the fields of business administration and finance, information, social work, law, art, and divinity.

Craig Hospital Alumni Scholarship  
With support from the Denver Alumnae Chapter of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and other community contributions, graduates of Craig can apply for financial support for higher education from the Craig Hospital Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Drug Reporter Disability Scholarship  
The Eisbrouch Marsh, LLC a law firm in New Jersey is offering a nationwide annual disability scholarship that is being made available to students with a physical or a learning disability, who have been accepted or are attending a 4-year college program or a law school within the US.

Express Ramps Annual Scholarship  
Express Ramps is proud to announce our new Annual College Scholarship Program.  We believe that quality education is important for all who seek it. With the rising cost of education, we know that there are many deserving students who could benefit from some financial assistance. We are pleased to offer a $500 scholarship award to one such deserving student.  The winning student will receive our scholarship to assist with his or her continued undergraduate education.

Foundation for Science and Disability  
The Student Award Program of FSD helps to increase opportunities in science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and pre medical/dental areas for graduate or professional students with disabilities.  FSD has established a Science Graduate Student Grant Fund, which is available to fourth year undergraduates (who are disabled and have been accepted to a graduate or professional school in the sciences) and graduate science students who have a disability.  Awards of $1000 each are made to qualified college or university students in any field of Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Technology, or Engineering.
(352) 374-5774

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers Scholarship
The attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. understand the difficult process of recovery after you've been seriously injured. They are offering a scholarship for college students who have been victims of a serious injury, and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college.

Independence Foundation Scholarship  
The Independence Foundation Scholarship was created to help individuals with physical disabilities pay for the ever growing expense of college. The Scholarship of $500 will be awarded to Three (3) individuals with a noteworthy physical disability.
(716) 685-3976

Injury Lawyer News disability scholarship  
The scholarship will be awarded to one student in the amount of $500 to be used toward tuition, books or housing at an accredited US undergraduate college program or law school. The scholarship award is available to all pre-law and law school students. Students must be accepted to or already attending an accredited US college or university or accepted to or attending a fully accredited US law school. In addition, the scholarship is only available to students with a medically documented disability, which can be either a physical disability or a learning disability.

JustWalkers.com Mobility Scholarship Program  
Just Walkers' has started a $1,000 scholarship for students with mobility disabilities and is offering a $1,000 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students with a mobility disability. To apply, students write an essay answering the question "Describe a time when you faced a major obstacle. What did you do and what did the experience teach you?

Karman Healthcare Scholarship
The Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund now provides students with the opportunity to earn two $500 scholarships per year*. This scholarship will apply to students this year who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.
626) 581-2235

Michigan Auto Law Scholarship
Michigan auto accident law firm is offering an annual scholarship for college students who were victims of car accidents earlier in their lives and who have overcome their injuries. Annual scholarship of $500 will be awarded to two applicants each year.
(888) 995-6680

NBC Universal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Thanks to a generous contribution from NBCUniversal, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is proud to offer the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship.  the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship will offer eight (8) scholarships to 2nd year associate students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. Each recipient will receive $5,625 to help cover the cost of education at their current college or university.

Rehabmart.com $25,000 Scholarship Fund For Students With Disabilities, Health Science Students, or Special Needs Education  
Rehabmart.com, has established a $25,000 scholarship fund for students with disabilities (of any major), and for students pursuing a college degree in a health sciences/healthcare-related field, along with students pursuing special education degrees.

SpinLife Innovation in Motion Scholarship   
SpinLife Innovation in Motion Scholarship program designed to aid college students in their academic endeavors. The annual program will award one (1) $1,000 scholarship and one (1) $500 gift card to Spinlife.com and is open to students who are manual or power wheelchair users enrolled at an accredited 4-year institution.

Swim With Mike Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship Fund scholarship  
Supports college scholarships for athletes who participated in organized competitive youth, high school or collegiate athletics and subsequently have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries). Scholarship recipients will meet the admissions standards at a four year or graduate level institution of higher learning. Following matriculation at the institution, the scholarship recipient shall maintain satisfactory progress towards their degree program and maintain a minimum grade point average of no less than 2.5 cumulative and the minimum required by their department to be considered "in good academic standing". Recipients will provide a copy of their cumulative transcript s well as a letter requesting renewal of their scholarship at the end of each academic year in order to receive aid in subsequent academic years.

Swope, Rodante Award for Philanthropic Efforts
SpinalCord.com's sponsor Swope, Rodante P.A. is committed to giving back to the community, this includes the award of $5,000 in higher education scholarships every year! Each year two students are recognized (in the form of individual scholarships of $2,500) for giving back to the community through philanthropy and impacting the lives of people living with a disability. A 3.0 GPA, essay, personal statement, and big heart are required. For more information please see their website: http://www.spinalcord.com/scholarship.

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship for students, available each semester! We are looking to have students write;

a) 250 word follow-up email for after a job interview

b) A brief 250 word description discussing each section they chose to include in their email template


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