For Students with Disabilities
Alexander Graham Association for the Deaf: College Scholarship Awards: Awarded
to qualified students with moderate to profound hearing loss to continue their
education on undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference is given to undergraduates.
Students must demonstrate a serious commitment to academic and career excellence. All
fields of study are welcome. Applicants must be identified as having a moderate to
profound hearing loss since birth or before acquiring language and must have a (60
dB or greater hearing loss in the better ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000,
and 2000 Hz. Applicants must use speech and residual hearing and/or speechreading
(lipreading) as their primary and preferred mode of communication.
Cesar Dissertation Fellowship for U.S. Latina/O Scholars: US citizens of Latina/o
descent who plan careers in college or university teaching. The immediate goal of the
Fellowship is to increase the number of U.S. Latina/o faculty in higher education by
supporting U.S. Latina/o scholars in completing the final academic requirement, the
dissertation. The second goal is to bring to Dartmouth College more role models for
potential Latina/o graduate students among Dartmouth undergraduates.
other Bleeding Disorders Scholarships: Various scholarships available for people
with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders.
Fellowships for Students with Disabilities: Provides up to five years of support for
research training leading to the Ph.D. (or equivalent research degree), or the combined
M.D./Ph.D. degree (or other combined professional research doctoral degrees) in the
biomedical or behavioral sciences. The intent of this Predoctoral Fellowship Program
is to encourage students with disabilities to seek graduate degrees and thus further
the goal of increasing the number of scientists with disabilities who are prepared to
pursue careers in biomedical and behavioral research.
Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program: Gives a broad array of scholarships
to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants for these scholarships must
be (1) legally blind and (2) pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time postsecondary
course of study in the U.S.