Scholarships
  • PLEASE SEND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION or ANY QUESTIONS to MS THORNHILL's email.  

     

    Scholarship updates will be sent through this website, student Lincoln County Schools email,  as well as the REMIND application.  If you would like to be added to the Senior Remind updates, text @nlhssenior to 81010.

    Amber Parker Memorial Scholarship: Guaranteed NLHS Winners $3000 The Amber Parker Memorial Scholarship Award for local area high school students is given in memory of Amber, who graduated in 2012 from East Lincoln High School and died in November 2018 from a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Amber was a cheerleader, academic leader, community leader, competitive dancer, and participated in many activities while attending East Lincoln and Western Carolina University, where she graduated with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism. Amber’s inner beauty, kindness, laughter, and spiritual strength will be the focal points for this scholarship.  This award will be given to students who plan to further their education after high school graduation and who participated in extra-curricular activities while attending high school. Due: April 26th Apply online: https://ambers-army.org/scholarship-programs/
     
    Carol Heavner 4-H Endowment Scholarship: The 4-H Endowment Scholarship gives preference to a current or former 4-H member who has actively participated in the Lincoln County 4-H Youth Development Program. This scholarship may only be used by universities or colleges in North Carolina. Click here for the application and more information.  Due: April 12th to the Lincoln County Extension Office
     
    Charlotte Knights Scholarships:  Apply for all the scholarships online on the Charlotte Knights website.
     
    Democratic Women of Lincoln County:The Democratic Women of Lincoln County (DWLC) will present scholarships to deserving Lincoln County Schools' Seniors who expect to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning in Fall of 2024. Each scholarship is a one-time scholarship (non-renewable) in the amount of $1,000, payable during the first semester of the freshman year. The scholarships will be awarded in May 2024. Due: April 29th  Scholarship Application
     
    Eddie G.G. Burton Scholarship: A former Negro League baseball player, Burton excelled on the diamond and in the community. As a 16-year-old in 1947, he began playing in the Negro Leagues with the Harrisburg Giants. For Burton and many others, that year proved to be monumental as Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier on April 15. Over the years, Burton played with many baseball greats, including Hall-of-Famers Leroy “Satchel” Paige, Minnie Minoso, and Buck O’Neal. In 1954, Burton’s Giants won the Eastern Negro League championship. While Burton certainly made a name for himself on the baseball field, he was also a trailblazer in the Civil Rights Movement, becoming the first black president of the District 91 Machinist Union.  To improve educational funding for high school student-athletes attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), the Knights and Dry-Burton are committed to providing two $1,000 college scholarships to local high school seniors.

    Charlotte Knights Healthcare Scholarship Presented by Atrium Health:To improve educational funding for high school students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, the Knights and Atrium Health have committed to providing three $1,000 college scholarships to local high school seniors.

    Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship Presented by Piedmont Natural Gas: To improve educational funding for high school students interested in pursuing a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), the Knights and Piedmont Natural Gas have committed to providing three $1,000 college scholarships to local high school students.

    Traci Rajkowski Education Scholarship:To improve educational funding for high school students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in the field of education, the Charlotte Knights and Charlotte Knights Charities have committed to providing one $1,000 scholarship to a local high school senior who plans to attend Appalachian State University.
     
    The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring his/her major in an area of the fine arts. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 20% of the class, minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extracurricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration. (Samples of talent are required to be submitted with the application. The Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship 2024 Application
    Deadline to apply is March 1, 2024.
     

    The Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council is happy to share the release of this year’s Jane Osborne Memorial Scholarship Program offering a one-time award of $1,000, which will be presented to one qualifying Charlotte area high school senior this year.  The scholarship is available to current high school seniors who have relocated to the Charlotte area sometime between grades 9 (after 8th grade graduation) and 12.

     Applicants must meet these requirements: 

    • Currently a senior in good standing in a Charlotte area high school 

    • Relocated between grades 9 and 12

    • Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family’s relocation 

    • Currently have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale)

    Click here for more information and the application. Application must be submitted no later than March 1, 2024.

    Delta Kappa Gamma offers a scholarship to a senior girl who plans to go to college next fall and enter the field of education. The following criteria will be considered in selecting a recipient for the annual scholarship: 

    • The applicant can be any female member of a high school senior class with a record indicative of creditable graduation. 
    • She must express a genuine desire to enter a North Carolina accredited college with the distinct purpose of becoming a teacher.
    • She must be enrolling at an accredited college or university to prepare to be an educator in North Carolina.
    • She must demonstrate outstanding qualities of positive leadership in school and community life. 
    • She must have attained an acceptable and exemplary record in scholarship. 
    • She must possess a personality, abilities, and traits which would contribute to her success as a teacher. 
    •  In addition to the application, the candidate must provide two letters of recommendation and a high school transcript. 

    The chapter Scholarship Committee will review applications from the various schools and select the candidate(s) to receive the scholarship. 

    North Lincoln can nominate one senior girl for this scholarship.  Please let Ms Thornhill know if you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship.

    Ethan Dellinger Memorial Scholarship:$2000-The Family of Ethan Dellinger, a former North Lincoln student, who died tragically in 2019, established this scholarship in memory of their son for one senior at North Lincoln High School and one senior at Maiden High School. Criteria include: 1. Community Involvement/Citizenship 2. Financial Need 3. Character and Achievement 4. The desire to succeed in school and further your education in college The final decision will be left to the Ethan Dellinger Memorial Scholarship Committee. Click here for the application and more information.  Scholarships may be mailed to the family or turned in to Ms Thornhill by April 8th.

    The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any young woman who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina next fall. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extracurricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration.  Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship 2024 Application   
    Deadline to apply is March 1, 2024. 
     
    GE Reagan Scholarship: The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship offers college scholarships of up to $40,000 for high school seniors nationwide
    who showcase leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.  Apply online: website
     
    George Stoudemire Memorial Scholarship:$2500 - Stoudemire applicants may be a Lincoln County high school senior or college student. The Stoudemire Scholarship gives preference to students majoring in agriculture, natural resources, forestry, family and consumer sciences, or other fields closely related to the work of Cooperative Extension. Sample careers are environmentalist, dietician, early childhood, forester, water resources, mental health counselor, clergy, social worker, public health educator, etc.  Click here for the application and for more information.  Due: April 12th to Lincoln County Extension Office

    John Montgomery Belk Scholarship to Davidson College: North Lincoln High School may nominate two students to be considered for this scholarship.  Students must be interested in attending Davidson, demonstrate academic excellence and enthusiasm, integrity, and leadership ability and potential.  Full tuition plus two special study stipends of $3,000 each will also be available for students to pursue international study and other enrichment opportunities.  Contact Ms Thornhill if you would like to be a NLHS nominee.  More information can be found on the Davidson website.

    Josh Cashion Memorial Scholarship: The Josh Cashion Memorial Scholarship is open to seniors enrolled in North Lincoln High School enrolling in an accredited trade school next fall. The applicants must also meet the eligibility requirements. The scholarship to be awarded is non-renewable in the amount of $1500 payable during the first semester of the freshman year. If awarded the scholarship, you will be given an information sheet to submit, so funds can be mailed directly to your educational institute.

    1. Eligibility Requirements for Applicants
    a. Must be a student at North Lincoln High School for (at least) the entirety of the senior year.
    b. Must be of good moral character.
    c. Must have a financial need.
    d. Must have an acceptable academic record (transcript attached, copy ok)
    e. Must plan to attend a Technical Institute, Community College or Vocational School.

    2. Data to be Submitted by mail no later than April 1, 2024
    a. Completed application.
    b. Current Transcript
    c. Two letters of recommendation - One must be by a teacher and the second by a different teacher, club sponsor, employers or community member of an organization in which you have been actively involved.
    d. Recent picture (may be a scanned photo)
    e. Bio about yourself, what type of trade you are interested in and why. What are your future goals?

    Mail all applications to:
    Josh Cashion Memorial Scholarship
    Attn: Cherese Cashion
    1833 Indian Trail
    Lincolnton, NC 28092

    Kandace Helms Memorial Scholarship $2000 This scholarship is in memory of Kandace Helms, a ELHS graduate.  This scholarship will go to one senior at LHS, WLHS or NLHS.  There is no formal application to be completed.  Required items are listed on the application information sheetPlease return all required items by April 30th. to Ms Thornhill 

    King Law Gives Back Scholarship: Each year King Law offers scholarship funds for area high school seniors who have been accepted to college and plan to further their education.  Applicants are required to submit an essay to our team and recipients are selected based on their college plans, career goals and creative writing. Click here for more information and to apply online.  Deadline:  March 31

    Lincoln County Extension & Community Association Scholarship: Guaranteed $1000 Winner from NLHS Criteria include extracurricular activities, financial need, and post secondary career goals.  Three recommendations and a short essay are required.  Click here for more information and to access the application.  Due to Extension Office by April 26th  

    Lincoln County Retired School Personnel$1000 scholarship to one Lincoln County graduate.  Applicants must plan to major in education and be in the top 25% of their graduating class.Click here  to download the application or pick up a copy in Student Services.  Due: March 15th to Ms Thornhill

    Lion's Club: The Lincolnton Lions Club awards four scholarships, one per high school.  Scholarships are awarded based on scholarship, financial need, academic achievement, volunteerism, academic goals, and extracurricular activities.  Click here to download the application or pick up a copy in Guidance.  Due to Ms Thornhill by April 23rd

    Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship to Davidson CollegeThe Bryan Scholarship is a scholarship for a senior athlete who is interested in attending Davidson College.  Students must present an outstanding academic record, show leadership in both the classroom and in their sport and are impact players at the NCAA Division I Level.  Eligible sports are as follows: Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer, Swimming, Diving, Tennis, Wrestling, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, and Volleyball.  Contact Ms Thornhill if you would like to be a NLHS nominee.  More information can be found on the Davidson website.

    Levine Scholarship at UNC Charlotte: Full scholarship to UNC Charlotte valued at $105,000.  Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard.  More information is available on Levine's website https://levinescholars.uncc.edu/.  See your counselor if you would like to be nominated.  Deadline to be nominated is October 15, 2023.

    The Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27, good character and participation in extracurricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration.  Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship 2024 Application
    Deadline to apply is March 1, 2024.

    Michael A. DeMayo Arrive Alive Scholarship Fifteen $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year institution of higher learning and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  The firm's scholarship committee selects students based on their academic achievement, school and community involvement, SAT/ACT Score (not required) 2 letters of recommendation, and a presentation (Essay, Brochure, Billboard Ad, Website Homepage, or Music Video) that discourages underage drinking and driving and distracted driving, plus highlights the dangers of drinking and driving or distracted driving.  The application and complete information are available at www.DeMayoLaw.com/scholarship-program/. The application was emailed, or you can see Mrs. Cable in the Counseling Office for one.  The application, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, picture of yourself, and presentation MUST be postmarked on or before midnight on February 12, 2024, and mailed to the address on the application.

    Morehead Cain Scholarship: Full ride to UNC Chapel Hill: The Morehead-Cain Scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill is a four-year scholarship awarded to seniors who demonstrate the qualities of leadership, scholarship, character, and physical vigor. North Lincoln may nominate three seniors for this scholarship.  Students may also self-nominate.  More information and the application is available online on the Morehead Cain Scholarship program website.  If you are interested in being nominated by North Lincoln, please see Ms Thornhill for more information.  Scholarship is Due: October 1st to the Morehead-Cain Foundation

    NCSLVA's Youth Scholarship Program -Scholarships to Support the Futures of the Sons and Daughters of First Responders The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. To show this appreciation, the program was developed to provide college/industry scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters. High school seniors who have a commitment to excellence and are inspired by the work their First Responder parent(s) do in our communities, are invited to apply. Apply online: NCSLVA Website  Applications Due April 1,  2024 

    NC State Centennial Scholarships:  The Centennial Scholarship program is sponsored by the College of Textiles at NC State, and is designed for students who are interested in career fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management.  More information can be found on the NC State Centennial Scholar website.  See your counselor to be nominated.
     
    North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship. $2000 open to a male or female, on track to graduate this spring, planning to pursue an education degree at a school of higher learning.  Specific eligibility requirements are:  SAT score of 990 to 1130 or ACT composite score of 20 to 24; unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5; good character, integrity, leadership potential and service to school, community and church.  Students should apply for this scholarship through the North Carolina Community Foundation at  www.nc community foundation.org . Deadline to apply is March 15, 2024.

    North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Endowed Fund Scholarships: Thanks to the generosity of many donors, the NCHSAA Endowed Fund offers several scholarships to eligible student-athletes of NCHSAA member schools.  Check out the NCHSAA website for more information to apply.  Deadlines vary.

    North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship:  Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for a Teaching Fellows award:  Apply online: NC Teaching Fellows

    • Be accepted to enroll in an approved educator preparation program leading to initial licensure in an eligible area at one of the ten Teaching Fellows partner institutions.
    • Be one of the following:
      • A North Carolina high school senior
      • A student applying to transfer to an educator preparation program at one of the ten Teaching Fellows partner institutions
      • A student already enrolled at one of the ten Teaching Fellows partner institutions who transitions into an educator preparation program
      • An individual with a bachelor’s degree pursuing preparation for teacher licensure at one of the eight Teaching Fellows partner institutions
    • High school applicants or applicants with fewer than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0. While not required, we strongly encourage applicants to submit an SAT and/or ACT score.
    • Applicants with more than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum of a 2.7 cumulative GPA.
    • Be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics), special education, or elementary education (K-6) licensure area in a North Carolina public school, traditional or charter.

    Park Scholarship: Full Ride to NC State University: The Park Scholarship is a four-year scholarship awarded to seniors applying to NC State University on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service and character.   More information and the application is available online on the NC State Park Scholarship program webpage.   There are no school nominees this year.  Any student may apply online.  Deadline: November 1, 2022

    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: This award recognizes middle and high students who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  Local honorees receive a certificate of achievement.  State honorees receive a $1,000 scholarship, medallion, and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.  National honorees receive an additional $5,000 scholarship.  Complete an online application at https://spirit.prudential.com to be considered for this award.

    SECU People Helping People Scholarship: The SECU Foundation takes an active role in assisting communities across North Carolina because we believe in “People Helping People®.” To support this commitment, the People Helping People scholarship was established to help North Carolina public high school students attend college.

    Eligibility requirements:
    • Current senior at a North Carolina public high school
    • SECU member or eligible for membership through a parent/guardian
    • North Carolina resident and eligible for in-state tuition
    • Accepted to attend one of the 16 UNC system universities as a full-time undergraduate
    • Demonstrated scholastic achievement with a 2.5 or higher unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibited leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement
    • Filed FAFSA as part of application
     
    Must follow this link on the attached application process form to complete the application and all required items.
     
    Required items include:
    SECU Verification Form
    Scholarship Consent Form
    Scholarship Application
    College Acceptance Letter
    Community Involvement/People Helping People Essay 
     
    SECU Verification is the first step for this application.  The link will take you to this step first, and then take you to the application once verification is completed. 
    Once you have all parts of the application completed, print it and the other required items,  and turn them into Ms Thornhill by Feb 23rd.
     
    The Tammy Wilkinson Scholarship Fund - $1000 This scholarship was created in memory of Tammy Wilkinson by the Women About Missions at Center View Baptist Church.  Tammy was not only a beloved member at CVBC, she was a member of the Lincoln/Catawba County communities and was loved by all who knew her.  Tammy had a love for children that couldn't be disguised.  To honor her legacy, a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a student who is serious about pursuing a field of study that will revolve around children and making their lives brighter and better (teaching, nursing, pediatrics, child psychology, etc).  Interested students must complete an application, attach a high school transcript, a letter of recommendation from a teacher, and a letter of recommendation from a second source (excluding family).  Also required is a 1 page essay providing a personal statement about yourself expressing your hopes, ambitions, and educational and career goals. Click here for further information and the application.  The deadline to apply and return your completed application to Mrs.Thornhill is March 28th, 2024.  Please see your email or Mrs. Cable in the Counseling Office for an application.
     

    Thomas E. Potts & Betty H. Potts Memorial Scholarship: The purpose of the Thomas E. Potts and Betty H. Potts Scholarship Fund, established in accordance with the Last Will and Testament of Betty H. Potts, is to provide annual scholarships to individuals from Lincoln County, North Carolina who are genuinely seeking a higher education and demonstrate a significant financial need.

    Eligibility Requirements are as follows:

    • Must be a high school senior.
    • Must be a legal resident of Lincoln County, North Carolina.
    • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Students may visit www.fftc.org/scholarships for more information and to complete the application. Applications should be submitted online by March 1, 2024.

    The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship: Provides full undergraduate support for student writers. The application process involves two (2) steps:  Step 1) an application to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by October 15th, 2023; and,Step 2) an application to the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship by November 15th,2023. Students must apply to both the University and the Scholarship to be considered. More complete information on The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, including the application form, is available on the University's website at https://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative-writing/scholarships-and-awards/ outlining the features, procedures, documents, and specific requirements for application.  The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship will receive applications beginning September 13th 2023.  

    The Tucker Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength Scholarship to Gardner Webb University seeks out students who demonstrate the potential to apply these four attributes in carrying out a commitment to service for God and humanity.Heart signifies the capacity to love God and our neighbor. It calls us to serve with compassion and understanding in order that the Kingdom of God may be advanced in this world. Soul represents the life of faith that is nurtured by the Gardner-Webb experience and that compels all of us to serve God’s Kingdom. Mind denotes the intellect, well-developed by the Gardner-Webb experience, must be fully applied if service is to be effective as it is God who gives us our mind. Strength, coupled with perseverance and resilience, is imperative for one to face the inevitable challenges brought by a life of faith, service, and commitment.  See your counselor if you would like to be nominated.  More information can be found on the Gardner Webb website.
    GWU Tucker Heart, Soul, Mind & Strength Scholarship:
    • 8 semesters (4 years)
    • Full-tuition
    • Room and board
    • All fees
    • Scholarship applications (to be completed by the student after nomination) Nov. 7th to Gardner Webb

    Trey Whiteside Memorial Scholarship: $1500-This scholarship is given in memory of Trey Whiteside, a student at North Lincoln High School, who was tragically killed in a car accident before his senior year.  The family gives one scholarship to a senior at each high school in Lincoln County.  The applicant must have attended Lincoln County Schools for 4 years, exhibit character and achievement, show community involvement, and have financial need.  This scholarship may be used at any accredited university, college, business, nursing or trade school. Click here for information and application.  Due: April 10th

    UNC Asheville University Scholars Program:  If you have or if you are planning to apply to UNC Asheville, please let your counselor know so we can nominate you for their 2022 University Scholars Program.  Students who are nominated for this program by school counselors compete for merit-based scholarships beyond our general merit scholarship program. The flagship scholarship of this program, the McRae Scholarship, offers students $10,000 per year for 4 years with an additional $10,000 for high-impact experiences like study abroad, undergraduate research, and internships.

     

     

    30 Scholarships for Students With Various Disabilities 

    Attention Deficit Disorder 

    Michael Yasick ADHD Award. It is a $4,400 scholarship for ADHD students with a year of additional coaching. If you are enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college undergraduate course, you are eligible. The deadline is February 18, 2021. 

    Rise Scholarship Foundation. It is an award of $2,500 that is given to five ADD/ADHD students annually. The requirements include at least a GPA of 2.5 to apply. If you have any related learning disability, it becomes an advantage. The final deadline is February 15, 2021. 

    The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship. It is a sum of $2,500 awards that is given one time for ADHD students enrolled in a 2-year community college, technical training, or a special program. The deadline is January 31, 2021.  

    Buckley Moss Foundation. This $1,000 financial assistance is given to high-school seniors or first-year students with an ADHD. If you also have dyslexia and dysgraphia, or any other learning disability, your application chances are greater. You must write a short essay. The deadline is March 31, 2021. 


    Autism 

    Autism Delaware Foundation. You can receive $1,000 financial aid as an adult on the autism spectrum. You must submit a cover letter with the description of your future plans and a degree, talking briefly about your plans. The deadline is February 15, 2021. 

    Kelly Law Team Autism Scholarship. Receive $1,000 assistance as a student living through autism. The only thing you need to submit is a story where you tell how exactly the scholarship will help you and what positive change it will have on society. The deadline is June 30, 2021. 

    KFM Making a Difference. This program, established by Kerry Magro, has $500 grants for students who want to achieve academic success in any field. The only requirement is your medical information and a short essay. The deadline is April 30, 2021. 

    Autism Research Organization's Scholarship. OAR offers a $3,000 amount. If you are a full-time student aiming for a particular certification and have an autism proof, you can use this opportunity to pay for college and study in a different way. The deadline is May 1, 2021. 


    Hearing Impairment 

    Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship. If you are a U.S. or Canada's citizen and a Baha System recipient, you can receive $2,000 annually. A 2.5 GPA is required. The deadline is October 1, 2021. 

    Graeme Clark Scholarship. It was developed by Professor Graeme Clark, hence the name for this $2,000 award. If you have a Nucleus Cochlear Implant, you can apply for this specific assistance. The deadline is October 1, 2021. 

    Linda Cowden Memorial Scholarship. This particular scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to those students who are deaf or have a hearing disability. It is a fellowship award for those students who live in one of the sixteen counties of Tennessee, USA. The deadline is April 1, 2021. 

    Sertoma Scholarships for Students with Hearing Impairment. You can apply for the $1,000 scholarship if you have a bilateral hearing loss. You must have a minimum of 40db bilateral hearing loss or greater. The deadline is August 1, 2021. 


    Learning and Cognitive Learning Needs 

    Allina Health Scholarship for Sensory Impairment. If you have a physical disability with a sensory impairment, you can use available programs and receive $1,000. You must write an essay regarding how the award will assist you in career goals. The deadline is May 31, 2021. 

    Anne Ford Fellowship. If you plan to attend a four-year bachelor's course program, you can receive up to $10,000 assistance in total. You must explain your financial challenges and be active in social work. The deadline is December 31, 2021. 

    Landmark College Awards. Apply for one of the programs as a student with learning disabilities and receive from $5,000 to $10,000 financial aid based on financial need and academic achievements. The deadline is February 15, 2021. 

    Google Lime Scholarship. If you are planning to study technical majors and have a learning disability, you can write a short essay about your plans and receive a $10,000 award. The application dates always change, so check out the site. 


    Speech Disorder 

    American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. If you are a graduate student with a speech disability, you can receive a $5,000 award that can be used for tuition. The deadline is May 22, 2021.  

    National Stuttering Association. If you have a speech disability, you can write a letter where you explain what kind of financial help is required and why. The deadline is June 1, 2021. 


    Visual Disorders 

    American Foundation for the Blind. The students who are legally blind may apply for $500 to $2,500 financial aid. You must provide medical proof and two letters where your situation is described. The deadline is May 31, 2021. 

    Lighthouse Guild. This $10,000 scholarship is given to those who plan to attend college. If you are a graduate, you receive additional help. You must submit medical information and two personal statement letters. The deadline is March 31, 2021. 


    Physical Disabilities Programs. 

    AmeriGlide Achiever. This scholarship of $2,500 is given to full-time students who require a manual wheelchair or a mobility scooter. If you have one or more years of successful college studies and a 3.0 GPA, you can apply. The deadline is May 31, 2021. 

    Chair Scholars Foundation. One of those fellowships that are meant for students who attend Edinboro University in Pennsylvania or Tampa's University. If you have a serious physical disability, you can apply for this $30,000 assistance. The deadline will be announced in Spring, 2021. 

    Craig H. Nielsen Fund. If you are a student with spinal cord injury, you may seek the $7,000 help that goes for tuition and the books. While it may not represent loan forgiveness that you have a legal right for, it is still a way to proceed through college. Apply by sending a letter. 

    Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys. Meant for students with cerebral palsy, this $1,500 scholarship is given to graduate or undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0. The deadline is July 31, 2021. 

    Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation. The scholarship that varies from $500 to $2,000 is awarded to female graduate students with physical disabilities. The deadline is June 1, 2021. 


    General Type Disabilities 

    Business Plan Scholarship. If you want to win $1,000 as a disabled student, you must write about the process of what it takes to come up with a great business plan. The deadline is December 4, 2021. 

    Incight Scholars. If you are a resident of Oregon, California, or Washington and have a disability proof, you can apply for a $500-750 scholarship. You must show proof of community work and write an essay about how you overcome the obstacles. The deadline is April 1, 2021. 

    Lorraine Nelson Herrick. If you are pursuing a career in Anthropology, History, or Arts, this $1000 scholarship is a good choice! The deadline: March 1, 2021. 

    Microsoft DisAbility Scholarship. An award of $5,000 is given to high school students who plan to attend a vocational course at college. Apply if you major in Engineering, Computer Science, IT Management, or Data Science. The deadline: March 15, 2021. 

    Baer Reintegration Scholarship. This assistance is aimed at students with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. If you currently receive any medical treatment that affects your studies, you are eligible. The financial aid starts from $500. The deadline: January 31, 2021. 

     

      

    SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

    Bold.org

    Cappex

    College Board

    College Foundation of NC (CFNC)

    Fastweb

    Going Merry

    Scholarships.com

    StudentScholarships.org

    Unigo