ScholarshipDescriptionAmountDeadline
AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and DisabilityAwarded annually to deserving students with disabilities who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a sophomore in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilitiesUp to $1.000March 1. 2024
AG Bell College Scholarship ProgramFamilies of students with moderate/profound bilateral hearing loss who use Listening and Spoken Language in grades 1 through 12 who wish to participate in after-school, weekend or summer programs that enrich language and develop skills in the arts or sciences.VariousApplications open yearly in January
AG Bell George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public PolicyThe George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy is for full-time graduate students with a moderate to profound hearing loss who are attending full-time an accredited law school or graduate school and working towards a masters or doctoral degree in public policy or public administration at an accredited university or college.Up to $5000 per awardMarch 15, 2024
Cochlear Americas Scholarship Program

The Cochlear Graeme Clark Scholarship is a unique award open to Cochlear Nucleus Implant recipients. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

The Cochlear Anders Tjellström Scholarship is a unique award open to Baha recipients. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

$2,000 per year for up to four yearsAnnually in September
disABLEDperson Essay ScholarshipStudents submit an essay, with no more than 1000 words, following a specific prompt question. Typically there is an essay contest each fall and spring. In order to qualify, the student must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 years accredited college or university in the United States, be a matriculated student and attending school full-time, and be a U.S. citizen. $2,000March 15, 2024

Foundation for Science and Disability

 

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This Science Student Grant Fund is available to fourth year undergraduate (who have been accepted to graduate or professional school) and graduate students who have a disability. The students must be United States citizens. Awards of $1000 each will be made to college or university students for some special purpose in connection with a science project or thesis in any field of Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Engineering, or Computer Science. $1000December 1, 2024
Google Lime Scholarship ProgramGoogle is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.  Designed for undergraduate students with disabilities in the U.S. or Canada Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree.$10,000 is US college OR $5,000 in Canadian collegeApplication opens March 26, 2024
Help America Hear ScholarshipThe scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss and utilize hearing aids. The purpose of this scholarship is to help students with hearing challenges reach their full potential by giving them the gift of sound. This will further allow the students to build confidence and self-esteem as they prepare to begin their college or vocational school education. Cochlear users may enter this and will only receive the financial award.$4,000 and two state-of-the-art ReSound Hearing AidsApril 7, 2024
J. Paris Mosely ScholarshipThis scholarship is open to those who are deaf or hard of hearing or whose primary caregivers are deaf or hard of hearing to pursue post-secondary education.$1,000March 13, 2024
Louise Tumarkin Zazove (LTZ) Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to those with significant bilateral hearing loss of at least a 50 dB unaided hearing loss.  Applicants with and without cochlear implants are encouraged to apply.  Recipients must be undergraduates attending an accredited non-profit college physically located in the United States. The Foundation will not consider applications for graduate or high school tuition.

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Up to $4,200, may be renewableMay 27, 2024
Microsoft DisAbility ScholarshipThis scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry.$5,000 per year renewable up to 4 yearsMarch 13, 2024
Minnie Pearl ScholarshipApplicant must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plans to attend a junior college, college, university, or technical school on a full-time basis. Significant (severe to profound) bilateral hearing loss is required.$2,000-$2,500March 12, 2024
National Literacy CompetitionThe National Literary Competition is a writing and American Sign Language (ASL) competition open to all deaf and hard of hearing students in grades 2-12. To participate, students must create original written or ASL submissions in accordance with the year’s theme. The purpose of the competition is to give deaf and hard of hearing students the opportunity to showcase their abilities, as well as instill pride and ownership in their work.
recipients can earn scholarship to Gallaudet Youth Summer Programs or to Gallaudet Universityapplications open for submission yearly in December
RIT Digital Arts, Film, and Animation CompetitionThe Digital Arts, Film, and Animation Competition is for students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in grades 9-12. Students are encouraged to create and submit original artwork in one of six categories: web design, graphic media, film, 3D animation, interactive media, and photo imaging. The winner in each category receives $400 and a trip to one of RIT's summer programsMarch 15, 2024
RIT SpiRIT Writing ContestThe SpiRIT Writing competition is for students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing in grades 10-11 as of spring 2024. To participate, students can submit a writing project of up to 2,000 words based on the theme of the competition.all-expenses paid trip to one of our summer programs and a $500 cash prize!March 15, 2024
Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with DisabilitiesWells Fargo has developed this scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain their education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. Applicants must have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity), have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent, be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.$2,500 (full-time study) or $1,250 (half-time study). Scholarship may be renewableMarch 20, 2024
Zivadream ScholarshipApplicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a 2-4 year university, community college or graduate school program located in the United States and have a recognized physical or mental disability$1,500Yearly in November