Scholarship Information


Every so often, Disability Resources learns about new scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities. This is not a complete listing of all scholarships that are available, but it can provide some additional information and links to outside resources for obtaining scholarships. Please check back often as we will continue to update this page with new information as it becomes available.

Workforce Recruitment Program

The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

Learn more about the WRP Grants & Funding in Education

The federal government provides grant funds for students attending colleges, career schools and universities. Grants are not loans and do not have to be repaid. Information about scholarships is also available. Enter the word disability in the search to find scholarships that are specifically for students with disabilities, or you can just search for a field of study or major such as music, law enforcement, biology, social work, etc.
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Recording for the Blind/Learning through Listening.

Three scholarships of $3,000 each for high school seniors who are learning disabled.

Recording for the Blind/Learning through Listening
Attn: Lorraine Grestry
20 Rozelle Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

The Anne Ford Scholarship

The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 award given to a high school senior with an identified learning disability (LD) who is pursuing an undergraduate degree.
Anne Ford Scholarship

National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016-8806
Annie Ford Scholarship

Proyecto Visión

Proyecto Visión has an extensive list of scholarships for students with disabilities that provides information about dozens of scholarships for people with all types of disabilities. The information includes award amounts, application deadlines, and links to the application forms and is located at: View scholarships at Proyecto Visión

Scholarship and Financial Aid sources on the web (general)


Information and resources for people with disabilities. Links to comprehensive disability-related, condition-specific disability, and group-specific disability scholarships. Visit the Disaboom website

Information about Financial Aid

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