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Institutions offering Scholarships for Disabled students


This blog is dedicated to providing scholarship assistance to people with disabilities to live independent. Our goal is to provide scholarship opportunities for individuals who have disabilities or handicaps, to improve their education, employment, social activities and community involvement. These scholarships are created to help pay for collegei university or higher education.

These scholarships cover the different stages of their studies, which are the class of PK-12, undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate courses in different streams. The following is a list of grants announced by various organizations who committed to support the life of people with disabilite and help them with their education remove. Some of these organizations are the Independence Foundation Scholarship, Ahead Association, Association of Blind Citizens, Hemophilia Federation of America and the National Federation of the Blind. The eligibility criteria might be different then normail scholarship application and may varry among these institutions.

Important: Some of the positions offered in this page might be allready occupied or the promram might have been closed down. In that case please refer to European Union Scholarships for Master and Ph.D or Student Network Home Page for recent scholarship offers.

The Kate Jagoe-Davies Memorial Fund for Disabled Students, South Africa
Study Subject: Ecological sustainability with respect to climate change
Employer:University of Capetown
Level:Postgraduate, Applications are invited from South African students who are disabled, and who have achieved a weighted average of at least 60% in the final year of the previous qualification.
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2011-2012 Aird Scholarship, Canada 
Organization: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Subject: Applied arts and technology or private post-secondary institution
Country: Canada
Eligibility: To be eligible you must:
- have a physical disability that is a major, longterm impairment that severely restricts your activities;
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protectedperson;
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2011-2012 Scholarships for Blinded Vet Dependents, USA
Organization: BVA
Subject: Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: Higher Education
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2011 National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania Scholarship, USA
Organization: National Federation of the Blind
Subject: full-time postsecondary course of study in the fall semester of 2011
Country: USA
Eligibility: Postsecondary
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2011-2012 McKAY Scholarships for Disabled Students, USA
Organization: The Florida Department of Education
Subject: Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: Grade PK-12 student.
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Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Disabled Students, Canada
Organization: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Subject: All disciplines
Country: Canada
Eligibility: Undergraduate, Candidates must be Canadian citizens or have lived in Canada for at least two years as permanent residents. Candidates must be diagnosed with a documented permanent disability that is the primary disability for which they are applying.
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2011 The Reggie Johnson Memorial Scholarship for Blind Citizens, USA
Organization: Association of Blind Citizens
Subject: Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: A high school or college transcript.  A certificate of legal blindness or a letter from your opthomologist (provide upon request if selected). A disk copy of your biographical sketch.
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2011 AHEAD Scholarships for Disabled Students, USA
Organization: Association on Higher Education and Disability
Subject: Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: Undergraduate or Graduate, Enrollment in a Kentucky Postsecondary Institution during the award period. Registration for a minimum of six (6) credit hours per quarter/semester. Undergraduate or Graduate status.  Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
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The Hemophilia Federation of America Funded Educational Scholarships 2011-2012, USA
Organization: The Hemophilia Federation of America
Subject: Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: 1. Must have a bleeding disorder 2. Must be seeking a post–?secondary education at a college, university, or trade school. 3. Demonstrate their commitment to improving the quality of their life by pursuing their goals with determination.
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The Victoria University and Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand Student Scholarship
Organization: Victoria University of Wellington
Subject: Any
Country: New Zealand
Eligibility: Undergraduate, Masters
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2011 Independence Foundation Scholarship for Physical Disabilities, USA
Organization: The Independence Foundation
Subject:Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: Undergraduate
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2011 Yellow Ribbon Scholarship for Physical or Sensory Disability Students, USA
Organization: The new school
Subject: Any
Country: USA
Eligibility: Undergraduate or Graduate
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Te Aro Equity Scholarship-Victoria University 2011-2012, New Zealand
Organization: Victoria University of Wellington
Subject: Any
Country: New Zealand
Eligibility: Bachelors
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TAN AH TAH –SAWL Scholarships for the Physically Disabled, Singapore
Organization: SAWL
Subject: Any
Country: Singapore
Eligibility: Pre-University/Vocational Institute/Junior College/Polytechnic or Tertiary Education
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Scholarship for Art Students of MU-Columbia 2011-2012, USA
Organization: University of Missouri
Subject: Art
Country: USA
Eligibility: Graduate,Undergraduate
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Scotiabank Scholarship in Business Studies for Students with Disabilities, Canada
Organization:
Subject: Business Studies
Country: Canada
Eligibility: Canadian citizen or permanent resident
2. Enroll in the first year of a diploma or undergraduate degree in the School of Business in a minimum of 6 credits for the fall term
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