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Elliott Union 222
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Blind, low vision, visually challenged
Scholarship for wheel chair users
Communication Disorder Major
Scholarship for Nursing profession
Individuals with reduced hearing sensitivity
Individuals with physical disabilities
Candidates must be legally blind with 20/200 or less visual acuity in the best corrected eye or a visual field of 20 or less and is studying for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired. Scholarships awarded only on even-numbered years. Financial data: $500 per recipient. (703) 671-4500; Fax: (703) 671-6391; Email: email@example.com.
Applicants must be full-time students with at least a 2.5 GPA and must include verification of of vision impairment in a signed form from their eye care professional. Financial data: Seven $1,500 and two $1,000 scholarships. (608) 255-1166, (800) 783-5213; Fax 608-255-3301; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To assist students who are manual or power wheelchair-users in their academic endeavors. Students must be enrolled at an accredited 4-year educational institution at the undergraduate level. Financial data: $500. Number awarded: 2. (614) 564-1400 ext. 122; Email: email@example.com.
AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship is offered to full-time college students who use wheelchairs; provides financial assistance for books or other school-related supplies to deserving mobility-challenged students.
Students applying for scholarship must be at least 16, enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university, a legal resident of the U.S., in good academic standing, and must complete an application essay. Preference will be given to students with mobility disabilities. Financial data: $500.
This scholarship is $1000 for one year.
For more details please contact following information:
Malcolm J. Norwood Scholarship
(Media technology and/or communications)
Dr. Malcolm J. Norwood Memorial Award Panel
1900 Gallows Road, Suite 3000
Vienna, Virginia 22182
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Exceptional Nurse offers 8 scholarships with awards ranging from $250 to $500. Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.
For detail information please contact
3417 Volta Place North West
Washington, D.C. 20007-2778
Attn to Virginia D. Gilmer.
Or please call 202-337-5220
All Minnie Pearl Scholarship recipients are exceptional students. They have achieved academic excellence, are class leaders, and are aspiring to even higher levels after high school. Even more remarkable, these students have been able to reach such high goals in spite of being deaf/hard of hearing. This year, the EAR Foundation will award 14 $2,000 scholarships to deaf/hard-of-hearing students who will be attending prestigious colleges across the US. Eligibility: Be a high school senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, have significant bilateral hearing loss, have already been accepted as a full-time student at the University of their Choice, but not yet be in attendance, be mainstreamed, deaf/hard of hearing, and a US citizen.
Deadline: February 15
Contact: The EAR Foundation
2000 Church Street, Box 111
Nashville, TN 37236
Minnie Pearl Scholarship
1817 Patterson Street
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-7807 (Voice/TTY)
Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school year. This scholarship is made possible by the generous support from the members of Sertoma and Oticon, Inc.
Deadlines: All scholarship applications and requested materials must be received at Sertoma Headquarters by 4:00 pm Central Standard Time on May 1st each year.
Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship Program
1912 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64132
No restrictions are placed upon eligibility because of race, color, sex, creed, or nationality. In cases of equal qualification, preference is given to applicants who are citizens of the United States.
Chair, GFF Committee
Peikoff Alumni House
800 Florida Avenue, NE,
Washington, DC 20002-3695
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Venture Club Student Aid Award
The Student Aid Award is intended for young, physically disabled individuals in need of further education. Applicants should be between the ages of 15 and 40 years old at the time of application. Each applicant should apply to the Venture club within whose boundaries she/he resides. Applicants living outside the territorial limits of a Venture club should apply to the nearest participating club. Financial need and the capacity to profit from further education are the two crucial criteria sought in each applicant. This scholarship is either $100 to $250, $1000, or $1500.
More information please contact:
Handicapped Student Scholarship
1616 Walnut St., Ste. 700
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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