University of Southern Indiana

Outside Scholarships for Disability, Special Cases

USI Student Financial Assistance compiled these financial resources from outside sources. USI does not endorse any of the outside organizations listed on this page. It is not recommended that you apply for scholarships that require the payment of a fee. Also, do not provide personal information, such as your Social Security number, to any organization unless you are certain that the information is being used for a legitimate purpose.

   

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
Limited to individuals who are prelingually deaf or hard of hearing and who use speech or speech reading to communicate.

American Council of the Blind
Limited to individuals who are legally blind or visually impaired.   

American Foundation for the Blind
Limited to individuals who are legally blind or visually impaired.   

Army Emergency Relief Spouse and Children Scholarship Program
Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. 

For additional information, visit www.aerhq.org.   

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired   

Blinded Veterans Association
Limited to children and spouses of blinded veterans.   

Chairscholars Foundation, Inc. 
Limited to high school seniors and college freshmen who have a serious physical disability.

Christian Record Services for the Blind 
Limited to students who are blind or visually impaired. 

Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI)
Deadline: March 1 each year 

Foundation for Exceptional Children; Stanley E. Jackson Award for Gifted/Talented Students with Disability 
Limited to entering freshmen who have a disability.   

Hydrocephalus Association   

Immune Deficiency Foundation
Limited to students with primary genetic immune deficiency.    

Learning Ally
Limited to students who are blind or visually impaired or who have learning disabilities.    

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
For students who have battled mesothelioma or another type of cancer at any point in their lives. Students who have parents, siblings, immediate family members or close friends who have had or currently have cancer also are eligible.  

National Amputation Foundation Scholarship
Limited to entering freshmen who have had a major limb amputation and are full time college or university students.  

National Association of the Deaf Stokoe Scholarship
Limited to graduate students who are deaf or hard of hearing and are pursuing studies in a field related to Sign Language or the Deaf Community.  

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship
Each year at its national convention in July, the National Federation of the Blind gives a broad array of scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars.

For additional information, contact Peggy Elliott, Chairman at 641-236-3366.  

National Hemophilia Foundation 
Limited to students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease.

P. Buckley Moss Society Harbison Award
Limited to high school seniors with learning disabilities who are continuing their education beyond high school and who have been recruited by a society member. 

Patient Advocate Foundation
Offered to patients of cancer or other life threatening illness.  

Spina Bifida Association of America 

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Evansville Tri-State Affiliate Local College Scholarship
The purpose of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Evansville Tri-State Affiliate Local College Scholarship Award is to assist students who have a parent that has battled breast cancer or lost a parent to breast cancer.

For more information visit www.komenevansville.org

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults 
Offers several awards to cancer survivors and to children with financial need who lost a parent to cancer.

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