Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Type > Disability Scholarships > Scholarship For People With Disabilities

Scholarship for People with Disabilities

  • Website Address
  • http://www.couragecenter.org/ContentPages/disabili...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 3915 Golden Valley Road
  • Minneapolis, MN 55422
  • Email Address
  • nancy.robinow@allina.com
  • Application Deadline
  • May 31, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Scholarship for People with Disabilities program is administered by Courage Center through a Scholarship Committee. Funds are made available through the private donation of Melvin and Sally Mooty. The scholarship monies are to fund tuition, books, and supplies. The program is intended to assist people who have a sensory impairment or physical disability who want to pursue educational goals or gain technical expertise beyond high school. Applicants will need to identify how a scholarship will support their educational aspirations and career goals. Selection emphasis is placed on the applicants' intentions and achievements rather than solely on his/her graduation ranking.

    -U.S. Citizen
    -Minnesota resident or participant in Courage Center services
    -High school diploma or GED
    -Enrolled as an undergraduate student or in a technical college
    -Attend an accredited institution
    -Demonstrated ability to be an achiever
    -Demonstrated financial need and merit
    -Maintain satisfactory academic progress
    -Create a "Statement of Intention" essay
    -Carry a minimum of full-time credits
    -Provide periodic progress updates
    -Personal interview is required of all finalists

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


Disability Scholarships

Scholarships by Type

Latest College & Financial Aid News

#BamaSits Protests Prompt #BamaStands “Stand-Ups” at UA

October 25, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Due to "ongoing racism" at the University of Alabama, students are choosing to remain seated during the national anthem at football games. Their #BamaSits demonstration is just one of the many thought to be motivated by similar protests by San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. #BamaSits protestors have cited their disapproval of "police violence against young black people" and the "racism [...]

“Just Do(nate) It”: Nike Co-Founder Gifts $500M to University of Oregon

October 18, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The generous $500 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight to the University of Oregon is the "largest ever for a public flagship institution" and is intended to support and strengthen interdisciplinary scientific research. With the donation, the university plans to extend its current science campus by 210,000 square feet, with three new research facilities. The initiative is expected to create [...]

A Second Chance for Former Prisoners, Gang Members

October 11, 2016

by Susan Dutca

One nonprofit is heavily recruiting reformed delinquents from disadvantaged communities and funneling them into college. The troubled youth - many of whom have committed crimes and have been in jail, are given personal advisers, free college-prep courses, childcare, bus passes and other forms of support to keep off the streets. College Bound Dorchester has enrolled about 130 students over the [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed