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Office of Disability Services

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Students with Disabilities


Links to Other Sites:

Fastweb Scholarship Search Heath Resource Ctr
Petersons Proyecto Vision
disabledperson Scholarship Financial Aid Book
UCP Friends in Art FAFSA Express
AAPD  Natl Council on Disability

Gilman Int'l - need-based program for

students to study abroad

Leads from DO-IT
Federal Aid Scholarships 101
College Net FinAid
Nat'l Amputation Foundation Octameron
Making College Affordable:  A Guide for Students with Disabilities  



American Council of the Blind
1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 720
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 424-8666 (2:30-5:30 pm EST)
Limited to individuals who are legally blind or visually impaired)


American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001


Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
4600 Duke Street, Suite 430
PO BOX 22397
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 823-9690


Chairscholars Foundation, Inc.
Hugo and Alicia Keim
16101 Carencia Lane
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 920-2737
Limited to high school seniors and college freshmen who have a serious physical disability


Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLV)
1859 North Washington Avenue, Suite 2000
Clearwater, FL 33755-1862
(800) 733-2258


Electronic Industries Foundation (EIF)
Attn: Marcie Vorac
2500 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 210
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 907-7400
(703) 907-7422 (TTY)
Limited to students with disabilities who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies directly related to the electronics industry


Foundation for Exceptional Children
1920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 264-3507


The Geoffrey Foundation
PO BOX 1112
Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-5798
Limited to students who are deaf or hard of hearing and utilizing an auditory/verbal approach to communication.)


Immune Deficiency Foundation
25 West Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 206
Towson, Md 21204
(800) 296-4433
Limited to students with primary genetic immune deficiency.


Lighthouse, Inc.
111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 821-9559
Limited to students who are legally blind who attend schools and have legal addresses in one of these states: NY, NJ, CT, PA, and New England states.


National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education The Council for Exceptional Children
1920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1589
(800) 641-7824
(703) 264-9476
(703) 264-9480 (TTY)
Limited to those who are preparing to enter the field of Special Education.


National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 659-9314


National Hemophilia Foundation
110 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
(800) 42-HANDI


National 4-H Council
7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 961-2800


Parke David Epilepsy Scholarship Award
c/o IntraMed
Attn: John Bayliss
1180 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(800) 292-7373
Limited to students with epilepsy who are pursuing a college education.


The President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
1331 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 376-6200


Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
20 Rozelle Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 452-0606
Limited to students who are blind or visually impaired or who have learning disabilities.


Spina Bifida Association of America
4590 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, SUite, 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
(800) 621-3141
(202) 944-3285


Tony Orlando Yellow Ribbon Scholarship National Tourism Foundation
546 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40508
(800) 682-8886
Limited to students with physical and/or sensory disabilities who are planning a career in the travel & tourism industry


Venture Clubs Student Aid Award and Venture Clubs of America
Handicapped Student Scholarship
Two Penn Center Plaza, Suite 1000
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1883
(215) 557-9300
Offered to individuals with physical disabilities who are in need of further education.


Very Special Arts Young Soloists Program
Attn: Sara Qureshi
1300 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 933-8721
(202) 628-2800
(202) 737-0645 (TTY)
Limited to students aged 25 and under studying selected musical instruments.