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Scholarship Opportunities & Resources



Blind or Low Vision

American Foundation for the Blind
http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?Documentid=2962


Lighthouse International
http://www.lighthouse.org/aboutus/lighthouse-events/scholarships-and-career-awards/

The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
http://www.cclvi.org/scholars.htm

Deaf or Hearing Impaired

Sertoma Scholarships for Hearing Impaired Students
http://www.sertoma.org

Alexander Graham Bell Association for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
http://www.agbell.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?p=College_Scholarship_Awards

Learning Disabilities

Anne & Matt Harbison Scholarship
http://www.mosssociety.org/page.php?id=30

National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org/about-us/scholarships-aamp-awards/the-anne-ford-and-allegra-ford-scholarship-award

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Learning through Listening Award
http://www.rfbd.org/applications_awards.htm

Physical Mobility

AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship
http://www.ameriglide.com/scholarship/

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation
http://www.ela.org


ChairScholars Foundation
http://www.chairscholars.org/nationalprogram.htm

General Disabilities

Oliver H. M. Jordan Scholarship for Student with Disabilities
(Philadelphia Residents only)
http://www.phila.gov/pdfs/Oliver_H.M.Jordan_Scholarship.pdf

Incight-Resources for Self Empowerment
http://www.incight.org/scholarship_links.php

The Foundation for Science and Disability
http://www.as.wvu.edu/~scidis/organize/fsdinfo.html

Lime Connect
http://www.limeconnect.com/google.html

Internships

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars offers numerous scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities. The Washington Center is working to help students develop leadership skills and gain valuable work experience in government, business and the non-profit sector. The Washington Center will complement students’ professional experience with solid academic training for credit from highly qualified instructors. In addition, students will be exposed to community, national and international leaders through workshops, seminars, lectures, embassy visits, and networking events held throughout the course of each semester.
 
The Washington Center is able to provide competitive scholarship awards for students interested in interning in Washington, D.C. during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. ALL MAJORS SOUGHT.

Please visit http://www.twc.edu/disability_services.shtml for more information.

Helpful Links


Office of Vocational Rehabilitation- Pennsylvania Residents
OVR office assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities to secure and maintain employment and independence.
http://www.dli.state.pa.us/landi/cwp/view.asp?a=128&q=192643


Division of Rehabilitation Services- Maryland Residents
The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work or stay independent in their homes and communities.
http://www.dors.state.md.us/DORS/AboutDORS/DORSLocations/default


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)- New Jersey Residents
The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) provides services that enable individuals with disabilities to find jobs or keep their existing jobs.
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/dvrs/DVRIndex.html


Division of Developmental Disabilities Services- Delaware Residents
The Division of Developmental Disabilities Service's mission is aligned with the vision and the Department of Health and Social Service's mission to improve the quality of life for Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.
http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/ddds/

Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities –New York Residents
Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) offers access to a full range of services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives.
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/home.html

To find your State Resources
http://www.disabilityinfo.gov/digov-public/public/FindSL.do

National Collaborative Workforce & Disability
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other vulnerable youth. The NCWD/Youth, created in 2001, is composed of partners with expertise in education, youth development, disability, employment, workforce development and family issues.
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/topic

Disability Info.gov
DisabilityInfo.gov provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits. You can begin your search by visiting any of the nine subject areas at the top of this page. To find disability resources in your state just click on the Find State and Local Resources map located in each of these subject areas
http://www.disabilityinfo.gov   



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