The following resources provide links to available financial aid information. You will find information about aid, scholarships, and fellowships for students with disabilities, as well as some general listings.
This website provides information on financial aid for students with disabilities looking to return to school.
A list of grant and funding sources related to those with disabilities created by Disability.gov
- Disaboom Scholarship Directory
Disaboom has created a scholarship directory for students with disabilities. The directory includes over 125 scholarships.
- Education Finance Council’s College Center
The EFC’s College Center is an online tool that provides timely information and resources for students who face unique challenges in reaching their goal of higher education. The College Center provides information geared toward: Military and National Guard, Youth from Foster Care, Runaway and Homeless Youth, Students with Disabilities, Blind and Visually Impaired Students, Spanish Speaking Students, Adult Learners, and Aspiring Teachers.
Financial Aid Search through the Web
- Federal Student Aid – Resources
List of forms, PDF, and Word files that show and describe different Financial Aids.
- FinAid.Org – The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid:
Information about scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities is provided on this website.
- HEATH Resource Center’s “Creating Options: 2007 Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities”
- Michigan State University Libraries: Grants for the Disabled
Online compilations of scholarships specifically for students with disabilities from Michigan State University.
- Proyecto Vision Scholarship Opportunities List
Proyecto Vision, a bilingual website for Latinos with disabilities, has a list of scholarship opportunities specifically aimed at Latinos and students with disabilities.
- University of Washington’s College Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities
Attending college can be an exciting and enriching experience. It can also be a costly one. In addition to tuition, fees, books, and supplies, other expenses to think about include room and board, health insurance, transportation, and spending money. Don’t let the costs scare you. You can meet college costs through a combination of financial aid and other outside funding resources.
- CollegeScholarships.org – College Information for Students with Disabilities
College Scholarships.org has a collection of resources from various notable disability institutions on the financial options available to students with disabilities going into college.
- Financial Aid Toolkit
Developed by Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, this Financial Aid Toolkit provides federal student aid information and outreach tools for counselors, college access professionals, nonprofit mentors, and others. The information is valuable for both students and parents!
- Scholarship Search Tool
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor, you can search over 7,000 scholarships, loans, and other sources of financial aid. The search can be filtered specifically for scholarships for individuals with disabilities.