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Student Resources

Key differences between disability accommodations in High School versus College

A tool for parents and students to reference when navigating the transition from high school to college for students with disabilities can be downloaded here

Tips for Communicating with Professors

A helpful handout to assist students with effectively communicating with instructors about accommodations can be downloaded here.

Disability Resource Center Orientation


Student Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Specific Eligibility Requirements Website
Bottar Leone Scholarship Bottar Leone, PLLC, is proud to announce its first ever scholarship for students with physical or learning disabilities (the "Bottar Leone Scholarship"). This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded twice annually to a recent high school graduate with a documented physical or learning disability. http://www.bottarleone.com/physical-learning-scholarship.html Deadlines for Applications: July 1 for fall December 1 for spring
UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Students with Epilepsy and other seizure disorders www.ucbepilepsyscholarship.com
AAHD Scholarship Documented disability www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/
Silver Cross Ability Achievement Scholarship Use a manual or power wheelchair or mobility scooter, 3.0GPA www.silvercross.com/scholarship.html
Through the Looking Glass Scholarship Students whose parents have disabilities www.lookingglass.org
180Medical Scholarship Program Spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis www.180medical.com/scholarships
1800wheelchair.com Scholarship Undergraduate, 3.0GPA www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship
Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship Graduate student, pursing a career in children's media, scholarships are for projects, not tuition www.emmysfoundation.org/fred-rogers-memorial-scholarship
Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship ADHD diagnosis www.shireadhdscholarship.com
 AARP Women's Scholarship Program Women, 50+, low-income www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation
National Federation of the Blind Students diagnosed as legally blind http://nfb.org/scholarships
ChairScholars Foundation National Scholarship Serious physical challenge, may or may not use chair, financial need, at least B average, community service  
Blind Veterans Association Scholarship Blind Veteran, Dependent child or grandchild of blind veteran, spouse of blind veteran (active duty) www.bva.org
OAR Scholarship Autism diagnosis, freshman www.researchautism.org
AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship Use a manual or power wheelchair or mobility scooter, 3.0GPA www.ameriglide.com/Scholarship
Claude S. Weiler Scholarship Students with major limb amputation http://nationalamputation.org/scholar1.html
Christine H. Eide Memorial Scholarship  Legally blind, full-time undergraduate or graduate www.lighthouse.org
Academy of Special Dreams Students with disabilities pursuing art degrees www.specialacademy.org
AG Bell College Scholarship Listening & spoken language primary mode of communication, hearing loss diagnosed before age 4, bilateral hearing loss, and severe to profound, PTA 60dB or greater, enrolled or applied, 3.25 GPA http://listeningandspokenlanguage.org
George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy Spoken language primary mode of communication, pre-lingual hearing loss before age 4, bilateral & severe to profound hearing loss, PTA of 60dB or greater, accepted or enrolled in law school or masters/doctoral program in public policy or public administration http://listeningandspokenlanguage.org