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AHEAD 2018 Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Application: 2018 AHEAD Scholarship for Students With Disabilities (DOC) 

Deadline: December 1st, 2018

Complete eligibility and application information is available below. Student scholarships require nomination from a current AHEAD member.

Send application packet to:

AHEAD Scholarship Committee
c/o Jane A. Johnston
Association on Higher Education And Disability
8015 West Kenton Circle
Suite 230
Huntersville, NC 28078 USA


Scholarship applicants will be notified of their award status by January 30, 2019. At least one (1) $1,000 (USD) scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student and at least one (1) $1,000 (USD) scholarship to a graduate student.


Questions can be directed to Stephan Smith at stephan@ahead.org   

California Arts Program


Due dates vary.


Artists in Communities: Up to $18,000 in support for artistic residencies in community settings.

Arts and Public Media: Up to $18,000 in support for nonprofit media projects building public awareness for the arts.

Creative California Communities: Up to $150,000 for two years of support for creative placemaking projects.

Local Impact: Up to $18,000 in support for arts projects in California’s historically marginalized communities.

Reentry Through the Arts: Up to $50,000 in support for arts projects for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Research in the Arts: Up to $50,000 for two years of support for original research on the value and impact of the arts.

Veterans in the Arts: Up to $18,000 in support for art projects to enrich the lives of our veterans and their families.

Arts and Accessibility: Up to $2,000 in support for enhanced opportunities for arts participation by people with disabilities. 
(This program is administered by the National Arts and Disability Center. Applications are submitted on a rolling deadline through December 2018, depending on the availability of funds.)


Scooters 'N Chairs 2018 Fall Scholarship

We are happy to present a scholarship of $1000 every semester to eligible students who are 
currently registered at an officially accredited University or College.

Please write an essay on an experience over the past semester that required your use of strength & perseverance to overcome. Please limit your essay to 2000 words.

The deadline for applying is: December 27th, 2018.

We will announce the recipient of our Fall 2018 scholarship package on January 14th, 2019.

Please register directly through the contact form found in the link below.

We wish everyone lots of success in the current semester & we look forward to finding out the winner in January! 



Orion Fund

Grants for students experiencing a health crisis 




Swim with Mike

Scholarships for studen athletes with physical disabilities