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Scholarships Are Available for Students with Learning Disabilities


Learning disability scholarships can help you fund your college education despite having disabilities. These disability scholarship programs are designed to meet the unique qualifications and learning needs of students with learning disabilities. Also included are a few scholarships for disabilities that may coexist with learning disabilities.

As with any application process, I recommend you be alert to possible scams and that you not apply to any scholarship program that requests application fees or other fees.

1. Learning disability Association of America Scholarships

The Learning Disability Association of America (LDA) sponsors scholarships for students with learning disabilities in many states. Search for your state's LDA chapter using the search box near the bottom left-hand side of this LDA page. Contact your state's LDA chapter for details.

2. The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship Award

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Disability Scholarship is a $10,000 award for seniors with learning disabilities. Two scholarships are awarded annually.

3. Judith Cary Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a person seeking a bachelor's or master's degree in special education.

4. Anne & Matt Harbison Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship is awarded to seniors with language related learning disabilities and is renewable for three consecutive years.

5. P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for high school seniors with financial needs and language-based learning disabilities who will major in visual arts.

6. Canadian Disability Scholarships

The Learning Disability Association of Canada offers several scholarships for Students with Learning Disabilities.

7. Mary P. Oenslager Scholastic Achievement Awards

This scholarship awards three $6,000 awards, three $1,000 awards for students with visual impairments or who are blind and are registered users of the Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic program.

8. Marion Huber Learning Through Listening

This scholarship awards nine awards to students who are blind and are registered with the Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic program.

9. Lilly Center for Reintegration

This scholarship is for students with bipolar disorder and forms of schizophrenia. The awards vary.

10. California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability

This organization sponsors eleven scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Application can be accessed via a link on a menu at the left side of this web page.
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