Disability Scholarships- School Specific

list focuses on but not limited to physical disability scholarships

Please note the schools/organizations listed below are independent from and not endorsed by Cerebral Palsy Scholarship Foundation.  




Arizona State University, Colee Scholarship, www.asu.edu   

California State Polytechnic University/Pomona- Eva McKenzie Scholarship- blind and/or have cancer or Cerebral Palsy, www.csupomona.edu

California State University System/CSU Foundation Board of Governors/ Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarships, visual or physical disability, www.calstate.edu/foundation

California State University System/CSU Foundation Board of Governors/ Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students, will offer 44 $6000 scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year, www.calstate.edu/foundation

City University of New York at Brooklyn/The Korchin Scholarship Award, for graduate studies in psychology, www.academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu.psych

Edinboro University/Pennsylvania, personal care services available through university for people with disabilities, long list of scholarships for students with disabilities, www.edinboro.edu

Eugene Lang College- Horatio Alger Scholars, www.thenewschool.edu

Florida State University, Johnson Scholarship, http://www.disabilitycenter.fsu.edu/scholar.html

Fullerton College, 4 scholarship programs for people with disabilities, www.fullcollfoundation.org

George Washington University, The Mei Yuen Hoover Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, www.gwu.edu

Illinois State University, Disability Concerns unit lists 3 separate disability related scholarship programs, www.disabilityconcerns.ilstu.edu

Lake Superior College, Marlis and Don Runnberg Scholarship, for people with disabilities, www.lsc.edu.foundation

Milwaukee Area Technical College/MATC iCare-Independent Care Health Plan Scholarship, www.matc.edu

Michigan State University, scholarships available through the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities, www.rcpd.msu.edu

Montana State University/Billings, Bieber Endowed Scholarship for Student with Disability, www.msubillings.edu


Montana State University/Billings, Montana Center on Disabilities Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships, www.msubillings.edu 

Northern Arizona University- Emily Marie Benson Memorial Scholarship, www.team-emily.com

Northern Illinois University- 2 scholarship programs for people with disabilities: Ballou Scholarship  and Izzo-Inge Family Award ,

Penn State University, Office of Disabilities administers several scholarship programs for people with disabilities including the Charles T. and Ella Fowler Douds Scholarship Fund and the Jason C. and Martha Lee Stone Scholarship for students who are physically disabled, www.equity.psu.edu

Portland State University- Robert and Rosemary Low Memorial Scholarship for an acadmically qualified graduate student with a physical disability, www.pdx.edu/ogs/low-award 

San Diego State University, several scholarship programs for people with disabilities including The Molly Anne McIntyre Scholarship which gives preference to students with cerebral palsy and students with other developmental, physical or psychological disabilities who are registered with Student Disability Services. www.sa.sdsu.edu/scholarship

Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA- several disability scholarships, Disability Resources Department, www.santarosa.edu

University of Alaska/Fairbanks, Eugene and Loretta Rafson Scholarship for Student with Disabilities, www.uaf.edu

University of California, Berkeley/Berkeley Student Foundation Scholarships, www.berkeleystudentfoundation.org

University of California, Riverside/  The J.W. and Ida M. Jameson Scholarship for a student with a physical disability or chronic health condition,

University of California, Riverside/Wilma Holladay Endowed Scholarship Fund for Handicapped Students, 

University of Florida/University of Florida Foundation/Deb Richard Foundation Scholarship, for Incoming freshman with physical disabilities. Award may be used to support, among other things, equipment purchases, personal assistants and other special needs of the recipients. Renewable for up to five years so long as the recipient remains in good standing and is prudently working toward a degree. www.uff.ufl.edu

University of Georgia, several scholarship programs for people with disabilities, http://drc.uga.edu/about/scholarships.php

University of Idaho/George T. Warren Scholarship, undergraduate or graduate with physical or sensory impairment, see university Disability Support Services Office

University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign, scholarships for students with disabilities, DRES scholarship, www.disability.uiuc.edu/services/scholarship


University of Michigan/Flint, Betty Bishop Catto Scholarship- for students with physical or learning disabilities, www.umflint.edu

University of Michigan/Flint, Sam Duncan Memorial Scholarship- for students living in certain counties with a physical disability, www.umflint.edu

University of Minnesota, Robert and Gail Buuck Family Fund Scholarship, for students who have mobility, hearing, vision, or systemic conditions that substantially limit at least one major life activity, www.umn.edu

University of Minnesota, United Health Care Scholarship, for students with disabilities who are majoring in specific areas, www.umn.edu

University of Missouri, Frank Hodges Jr. Physical Disability Scholarship 

University of Missouri, US Bank Scholarship

University of San Francisco, The Michael Walsh Scholarship and The Stephen Glynn Scholarship, www.usfca.edu

University of Southern California/Cap and Gown Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, see Disability Services and Programs, www.usc.edu

University of Texas at Austin, Carole L. Patterson Endowed Scholarship- preference given to mobility impaired students- www.texasscholarships.org

University of Utah/Center for Disability Services, three scholarship programs, www.disability.utah.edu

University of Wisconsin/Madison- McBurney Disability Resource Center, many scholarships for people with disabilities www.mcburney.wisc.edu/information/scholarships

University of Wyoming, Bernice A. Bettis Scholarship- for degree seeking student with a disability, www.uwyo.edu


*students should also research the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Scholarships for people with physical disabilities, available for students only at specified universities