I. Blind or visually impaired:
American Council of the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
Association for Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired
1703 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 440, Alexandria, VA 22311
Christian Record Services
4444 South 52nd Street Lincoln, NE 68516
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI)
National Federation of the Blind
California Council of the Blind
II. Blind Category with Special Cases:
Blinded Veterans Association
(Limited to children and spouses of blinded veterans)
477 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20001-2694
Jewish Braille Institute of America
(Offered to students who are legally blind and wish to become rabbis, cantors, or
La Sertoma International
(Limited to graduate students who are preparing for careers to assist people who
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
(Limited to students who are blind or visually impaired or who have learning disabilities)
III. Deaf or hard of hearing:
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
(202) 337-5220 (Voice/TTY)
The Geoffrey Foundation
Graduate Fellowship Fund Gallaudet University Alumni Association
(Limited to Ph.D. students who are hearing impaired)
(202) 651-5060 (Voice/TTY)
National Association of the Deaf Stokoe Scholarship
(Limited to graduate students who are deaf or hard of hearing)
(301) 587-1788 (301) 587-1789 (TTY)
Sertoma International Scholarship Opportunities
IV. For the disabled:
Central Intelligence Agency Personnel Representative Undergraduate Scholar Program
P.O. Box 12727 Arlington, VA 22209-8727
(800) JOBSCIA (703) 482-0677
Chairscholars Foundation, Inc.
(Limited to high school seniors and college freshman who have a serious physical disability)
Foundation for Exceptional Children;
Stanley E. Jackson Award for Gifted/Talented Students with Disability
(Limited to entering freshman who have a disability)
Foundation for Science and Disability, Inc.
(Limited to science students with a disability entering a master's or doctorate program
engineering, math, computer science, or medicine)
Richard Mankin Grants Committee Chair 503 NW 89th Street Gainesville, FL 32607-1400
Gore Family Memorial Foundation
(Limited to students who have severe physical disabilities)
Scholarship Coordinator 4747 North Ocean Drive, #204 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
National Clearinghouse on Careers and Professions Related to Early Intervention and
Education for children with Disabilities; The council for Exceptional children.
(Limited to those who are preparing for careers within the field of special education)
(800) 641-7824 (703) 264-9480 (TTY)
Tony Orlando Yellow Ribbon Scholarship; National Tourism Foundation
(Limited to students with physical and/or sensory disabilities who are planning
a career in the travel and tourism industry)
Venture Clubs Student Aid Award and Venture Clubs of America;
Handicapped Student Scholarship
( Offered to individuals with physical disabilities who are in need of further education)
Two Penn Center Plaza Suite 1000 Philadelphia, PA 19102-1883
V. Scholarship Opportunity for Women with Disabilities
The ELA Foundation is announcing their annual scholarship for women with disabilities
who are pursuing a graduate degree at any college or universityin the United States.
The application procedure and form can be found on the ELA website at
www.ela.org under Grants/Scholarships. All applications
must be received by June 15, 2001.
The ELA Foundation will be awarding two scholarships worth $2000 in August, 2001.
The scholarship money is contingent upon the winner's acceptance to or continuation
in an accredited college or university graduate school program and will be made payable
to the educational institution for tuition. Additional information on the ELA Foundation
can be found on the website at www.ela.org.
VI. Specific Individual Disabilities:
Immune Deficiency Foundation
(Limited to students with primary genetic immune deficiency)
Lilly Awards Secretariat C/O Lilly schizophrenic Reintegration Scholarship
(Limited to persons with schizophrenic and related schizophrenia-spectrum disorders)
National Hemophilia Foundation
(Limited to students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease)
Parke Davis Epilepsy Scholarship Award
(Limited to students with epilepsy who are pursuing a college education)
Spina Bifida Association of America
Very Special Arts Young Soloists Program
(Limited to students aged 25 and under studying selected musical instruments)
Attn: Paul Douglas 1300 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036
VII.California Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability
This year, CAPED will award scholarships to eight students. To apply or for more information
go to the website www.caped.net and look under scholarships.
Susan Bunch Memorial Scholarship $1,000
In memory of Susan Bunch, a Learning Disabilities Specialist from West Valley College. Awarded
to a student with a learning disability who is pursuing a college degree.
Cindy Kolb Memorial Scholarship $1,000
In memory of Cindy Kolb, a Director of Disabled Students Services at San Francisco City
College. Awarded to a student with a disability attending a four-year college or university.
William May Memorial Scholarship $1,000
In memory of William May, a CAPED Founder and a former Coordinator of Disabled Student Programs
and Services at Riverside City College. Awarded to a college student with a disability.
Lynn M. Smith Memorial Scholarship $1,000
In memory of Lynn M. Smith, Career/Vocational counselor at DeAnza Community College and
Director of Disabled Student Services at San Francisco State University. Awarded to a Community
College student with a disability who is pursuing a vocational career goal.
Walter Young Memorial Scholarship $1,000
In memory of Walter Young, CAPED supporter and husband of Past President, Ellen Young. Awarded
to a college student who is blind or visually impaired.
Past Presidents’ Scholarship $1,000
In honor of all the dedicated professionals who have served as President of CAPED. Awarded
to a college student with a disability.
Conference Scholarship $1,000
In honor of CAPED members who donated to last year’s conference raffle and auction.
Awarded to a college student with a disability.
CAPED General Excellence Scholarship $1,500
In celebration of student excellence. Awarded to a college student with a disability who
demonstrates high academic achievement and is involved in his/her community as well as campus