SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

The following information is Special Education Michigan Transition Resources. A wide range of scholarship resources including for study abroad, undergrad and grad studies, disability specific, etc. There are even links to other state and national websites with scholarship/financial resources.

THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S FEDERAL STUDENT AID WEBSITE

The Department of Education's Federal Student Aid website offers information and tools to help consumers select a school, apply for aid, and locate federal student loans. A fact sheet on "Tips for Paying for College," provides suggestions to make filing a FAFSA easier.
Fact sheet 
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council for exceptional children foundation scholarships

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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS FOR STUDENTS OF PARENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Through the Looking Glass will award students of parents with disabilities two separate scholarship awards: one for graduating high school seniors who will be attending college, and one for currently enrolled college students.  For more information visit.   
Application deadline: Mid March each Year

SCHOLARSHIPS 4 students with disabilities

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P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship

Student must be a high school senior with a verified financial need, a verified language-related learning difference, and visual arts talent who has been accepted to an accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college and has the intent to pursue a career in a visual arts field.
For more information visit 
Deadline: End of March each Year

THE ANNE and ALLEGRA FORD SCHOLARSHIPS

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) provides two scholarships to graduating high school seniors with learning disabilities: website

Great scholarships for students on the autism spectrum

There are several college scholarships open to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including Asperger's Syndrome.  Some of these scholarships are available to all students with learning disabilities and some are restricted to students with autism.  Some of these scholarships have geographic restrictions or restrictions based on academic major.  
For more information visit.  
Deadline:  Varies per scholarship

Edvisors.com 

Edvisors.com is a trusted source of information for students looking to plan and pay for college. Our expertise helps students and parents easily find what they need to know, so they can make more informed decisions about college costs and financial aid. Count on our clear, correct, concise, complete, and current content and feel confident in directing students to our information, advice, and tools.
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organization for autism research (OAR) scholarship

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NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

Each year at its national convention in July, the NFB gives a broad array of thirty scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars.
For more information visit.  
Application deadline:  End of March each Year

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Gilman International Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad for up to one academic year.  The program aims to diversify the kinds of student who study abroad and the countries and regions where they go. This Program seeks to assist students from a diverse range and type of two-year and four-year public/private institutions from all 50 states. 
For more information visit.  
Application deadline: First of March each Year

THE O'NEILL TABANI ENRICHMENT FUND

The O'Neill Tabani Enrichment Fund is a postsecondary education grant awarded by NDSS to adults with Down syndrome.  It has awarded 130 grants for postsecondary education to students with Down syndrome since 2005. The O'Neill Tabani Enrichment Fund is open to students with Down syndrome who are over 18 with Down syndrome wishing to enrich their lives by enrolling in postsecondary programs or taking classes that will help them gain employment, independent living skills, life skills, or others. 
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PROJECT VISION

Project Vision lists dozens of scholarships available specifically for students with disabilities, including nearly 50 that have their application deadlines in January each year. 
To learn more, visit

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION

Looking for scholarships for Latino students?  For  students formerly in foster care? Then visit the web site of the National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA). One new NPSA product, the Scholarship Data Standard, allows students to complete an online scholarship application and then re-use the information with other scholarship providers without retyping their data. These and other documents can be found on the NSPA website   

MICHIGAN STATE University Libraries

Michigan State's comprehensive list of financial aid resources for students with disabilities can be found by visiting.

college SCHOLARSHIPS & Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

Includes a list of scholarships for students with disabilities, by disability category.
To access their list, visit.

WASHINGTON CENTER FOR INTERNSHIPS AND ACADEMIC SEMINARS

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is pleased to announce it will continue to help increase scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities. The Washington Center will complement students' professional experience with solid academic training for credit from highly qualified instructors. In addition, students will be exposed to community, national and international leaders through workshops, seminars, lectures, embassy visits and networking events held throughout the course of each semester.
Applications are available by visiting.