Autism Financial Aid Resources

Scholarships specifically designated for students with disabilities
are extremely limited. Students are urged to  pursue the scholarships available for qualities other than disability. Listed below are organizations which offer the few disability specific scholarships.
For more info go to:
                   Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities


Alexander Graham Bell Association of the Deaf
3417 Volta Place, N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-5220 (voice/TT)

American Council of the Blind
1155 15th Street, N.W., Suite 720
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 424-8666 (3:00P5:30) or (202) 467-5081

American Foundation for the Blind
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
(800) 232-5463 or (212) 620-2000

 

Bridge Endowment Fund
Scholarship Office
National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Center
P.O. Box 15160
Alexandria, VA 22309-0160
(703) 360-3600

Blinded Veterans Association
477 H St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-2694
(202) 371-8880
(for children and spouses of blinded veterans)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Office of Student Programs (Internships)
P.O. Box 1925
Department T Room 220
Washington, DC 20013
(703) 281-8365

Christian Record Braille Foundation
4444 South 52nd Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 488-0981

Council of Citizens with Low Vision (CCLV)
5707 Brockton Drive-No. 302
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 254-0185 or (800) 733-2258

Electronic Industries Foundation (EIF)
919 18th Street, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 955-5814 (TDD 955-5836)
Contact Marcie Vorac
(technical or scientific field)

Foundation for Exceptional Children
1920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 22091
(703) 264-3507

Foundation for Science and Disability, Inc.
Rebecca F. Smith
115 S. Brainard Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
(for science students with a disability studying for a Masters Degree)

The Geoffrey Foundation
P.O. Box 1112
Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-5798
(offered to hearing impaired auditory-verbal children and students)

Graduate Fellowship Fund
Gallaudet University Alumni Association
Alumni Office
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 651-5060 (Voice/TT)
(limited to Ph.D. students who are hearing impaired)

Immune Deficiency Foundation
3566 Ellicott Mills Drive
Unit B2
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(limited to those with
primary genetic immune
deficiency)

Jewish Braille Institute of America
110 E. 30th Street
New York, NY 10016
(offered to students who wish to become rabbis, cantors or Jewish educators)

La Sertoma International
1912 E. Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64312
(816) 333-3116
(limited to graduate students who are preparing to assist people who are blind)
Lighthouse, Inc.
800 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10017
(legally blind students)

National Association of the Deaf
Stokoe Scholarship (supports research related to sign language or deafness)
814 Thayer Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 587-1788 (voice)
(301) 587-1789 (TT)

National Captioning Institute, Inc.
Dr. Malcolm J. Norwood Memorial Award Panel
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1500
Falls Church, VA 22041
(703) 998-2400 (Voice/TT)
(limited to students studying for careers in communication and/or media technology)

National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 659-9314

National Federation of Music Clubs
Music for the Blind Department
55 Janssen Place
Kansas City, MO 64109

National Hemophilia Foundation
110 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
(800) 42-HANDI

National 4-H Council
7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 961-2800

Opportunities for the Blind
P.O. Box 510
Leonardtown, MD 20650

The PresidentUs Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
1331 F Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 376-6200

Recording for the Blind
20 Rozelle Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 452-0606

Spina Bifida Association of America
4590 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007
(800) 621-3141 or (202) 944-3285

Trapshooting Hall of Fame College Scholarship Fund Chairshooters
RDocS and Alicia Keim
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-5559
Contact: Hugo A. Keim, M.D.

Venture Clubs Student Aid Award and Venture Clubs
JJJ of Americas
Handicapped Student Scholarship
1616 Walnut Street, Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 732-0512

Very Special Arts Education Office
John F. Kennedy Center for  the Performing Arts
Washington, DC 20566
(limited to students age 10-21 studying selected musical instruments) .

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