Scholarships [Non UWW]

External Scholarships 

Disability-Related Scholarships and Awards

Please utilize the following website for Disability related scholarships from regional and national organizations. 

General

Incight Go Getter Scholarship
Incight
971-244-0305
http://www.incight.org/scholarship_links.php

Proyecto Vision
http://www.proyectovision.net/english/opportunities/scholarships.html

Chewning Legal, LLC.

A $500 scholarship reserved for graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin, who plan on attending a 4-year college or university and has a parent or parents who are currently receiving SSDI or SSI (Social Security Disability or Income). Scholarship deadline is April 30, 2015.

http://www.deerfield.k12.wi.us/high/2015localscholarshipinfo.cfm

Transition Improvement Grant (TIG) Scholarship

The Transition Improvement Grant is now accepting applications for two 2015 scholarships.  TIG will be awarding two $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school students with a disability pursuing further education.  Students must be graduating in the Spring of 2015, and be a student receiving special education services.  Students must complete and submit the online application and essay questions to be considered. 

The application may be completed by clicking HERE or by visiting www.witig.org. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. March 31, 2015.

Hearing Loss/Deafness

Graduate Fellowship Fund
Gallaudet University Alumni Association
202-651-5060 (Voice/TTY)
http://aaweb.gallaudet.edu/Institutional_Advancement/Alumni_Relations/Alumni_Association_%28GUAA%29/The_Centennial_Fund/GF_Fund.html

Hard of Hearing and Deaf Scholarship
Sertoma International
816-333-8300
http://www.sertoma.org/NETCOMMUNITY/Page.aspx?pid=344&srcid=190

Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program
The EAR Foundation
800-545-7373 (HEAR)
615-627-2724 (voice/TDD)
http://www.earfoundation.org/

William C. Stokoe Scholarship
National Association of the Deaf: Stokoe
(301) 587-1789 (TTY)
http://www.nad.org

Visual Impairments

ACB Scholarship
American Council of the Blind
202-467-5081
http://www.acb.org/

AFB Scholarships
American Foundation for the Blind
800-232-5463
http://www.afb.org/scholarships.asp

CCLVI Scholarships
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
800-733-2258
http://www.cclvi.org/

CRS Scholarship
Christian Record Services for the Blind
402-488-0981
http://services.christianrecord.org/scholarships/index.php

Lighthouse Scholarships
Lighthouse International
212-821-9428
http://www.lighthouse.org/aboutus/lighthouse-events/scholarships-and-career-awards/

NFB Scholarships
National Federation of the Blind
404-371-1000
http://nfb.org/scholarships

Physical/Mobility Impairments

1800Wheelchair.com
800-320-7140
http://www.1800wheelchair.com/Scholarship/

AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship
AmeriGlide
800-790-1635
http://www.ameriglide.com/scholarship/

National MS Society Scholarship Program
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
800-344-4867
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/society-programs-and-services/scholarship/index.aspx

SBA Scholarship Program
Spina Bifida Association of America
202-944-3285 ext. 23
http://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/

Health Impairments

HFA Educational Scholarship
Hemophilia Federation of America
800-230-9797
http://hemophiliafed.org/programs-and-services/educational-scholarships/

IDF Scholarship Program
Immune Deficiency Foundation
800-296-4433
http://www.primaryimmune.org/patients_families/scholarship.htm

Kevin Child Scholarship
National Hemophilia Foundation
800-424-2634 ext. 3700
http://www.hemophilia.org/NHFWeb/MainPgs/MainNHF.aspx?menuid=53&contentid=35

Scholarships for Survivors Program
Patient Advocate Foundation
800-532-5274
http://www.patientadvocate.org/events.php?p=69

Solvay Cares Scholarship
Solvay Pharmaceuticals
770-578-5836
http://www.solvaycaresscholarship.com/

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
888-393-3863 (FUND)
http://ulmanfund.org/scholarships/

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire recognizes and supports individuals with ADHD in the US who are pursuing higher education at a college, vocational school, or technical school in the United States.The Scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in the transition to higher education.

All paper applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked by February 18, 2015. Online applications including the letter of recommendation must be submitted by February 18, 2015, 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

For information on the Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire, including the full rules and regulations, please visit www.ShireADHDscholarship.com<http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/.

Learning Disabilities

Ann Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship
National Center for Learning Disabilities
888-575-7373
http://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/

Anne & Matt Harbison Scholarship
P. Buckley Moss Society
540-943-5678
http://www.mosssociety.org/page.php?id=30

Learning Ally National Achievement Awards
http://naa.learningally.org/apply/

Hydrocephalus Association
415-732-7040
http://www.hydroassoc.org/education_support/scholarships

Mental Health

Lilly Reintegration Scholarship
800-809-8202
http://www.reintegration.com/

Resources

The resources listed provide regularly updated information about financial aid opportunities. Please send comments, corrections, and new information to doit@uw.edu.

Location

Center for Students with Disabilities
Andersen Library Room 2002        
800 West Main Street                   
Whitewater WI 53190
Map & Directions

Phone/Fax

Front Desk: 262-472-4711
TTY: 262-472-1109
Fax: 262-472-4865

54.92.236.88
http://www.uww.edu/