Office of Adaptive Services
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965
Scholarships are offered to students who are blind or visually impaired that meet the criteria. Deadline is April 15th.
Find information at fcb.org or contact
Disability Care Center, an organization that helps disabled Americans apply and appeal for Social Security Disability benefits by providing information, resources, and customer service. Their mission is to assist the disabled community and now offer 2 new annual scholarships for college students who have a disabling condition or are majoring in special education.
webpage outlining the specific details of the scholarships: disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/
Below is some information about the organization as well as a short description of the Disabled Student scholarship.
Address: 2875 South Orange Ave #500 Orlando, FL 32806
Phone number: (888) 504-0035
Scholarship Email: email@example.com
Name of the scholarship: The Disabled Student Scholarship
Deadline: August 1st, 2016
Scholarship Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship program is for students who are suffering from a debilitating condition(s) while continuing their education at a college institution. The condition can be any medically diagnosed impairment (physical or mental) that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life.
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
Deadlines for Applications: July 1st for fall, December 1st for spring
The Springboard Foundation Scholarship application process for 2017 is open.
The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage and increase the attendance of full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities, and provide increased opportunities for gainful employment. Please select BEGIN on our website to start the online application process. The deadline to apply is June 15th (11:59 EST). For more information, please visit http://thespringboardfoundation.org
Please send completed applications in one email (instructor recommendations send separately) to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15.
In 2016, The Springboard Foundation awarded 10 STEM focused and general scholarships to students from colleges and universities around the country. This year, they have increased the number of scholarships offered to 13, including a scholarship for students majoring in Fashion Design.
Scholarship Committee Chair
The Springboard Foundation
Purpose To fund post-high school educational opportunities at the college, community college, or technical
school level for men and women with a physical disability who use a wheelchair
Award The number of scholarships awarded each year and the amount of each is determined by the
Selection Committee. Students may reapply.
• Must have graduated from a public or private high school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee
County; or currently be enrolled or planning to attend a Florida state college, community college or
• Must have a physical disability and use a wheelchair
• Must document financial need
Any student interested please go to to www.floridacommunity.com to complete the application. Once opened click on "I'm a Student".
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And a link to the app's webpage: http://www.duolingo.com/
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This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.
Great opportunity for College students & College grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including Abbott, American Airlines, Booz Allen Hamilton, Capital One, FAA, PwC, Peace Corps, USDA, & More Great Employers!
Register at www.disability.careereco.net
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
Centers for Independent Living
Disability and Business Technical Assistance
Job Accommodation Network
The Office of Disability Employment Policy
Plan to Achieve Self-Support
Rehabilitation Services Offices
Ticket to Work
Workforce Recruitment Program
disABLEDperson, Inc. announces new portal for college Grads with disabilities!
disABLEDperson, Inc. is a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities find employment. This occurs through the www.disABLEDperson.com online recruitment program and through cooperative agreements with other mainstream employment services. We are proud to announce the addition of our new service for students with disabilities who have or are close to obtaining a college degree. We are working alongside employers to secure job postings for these graduates.
www.disABLEDperson.com/grads will launch September 15, 2009.
http://www.loc.gov/nls/ (National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped)