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I. Blind or visually impaired:

American Council of the Blind
(800) 424-8666

American Foundation for the Blind
(800) 232-5463

Association for Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired
1703 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 440, Alexandria, VA 22311
(703) 671-4500

Christian Record Services
4444 South 52nd Street Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 488-0981

Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI)
(800) 733-2258

National Federation of the Blind
(410) 659-9314

California Council of the Blind
(800) 221-6359

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
(800) 669-7079

Jewish Braille Institute of America
(Offered to students who are legally blind and wish to become rabbis, cantors, or Jewish educators)
(212) 889-2525

La Sertoma International
(Limited to graduate students who are preparing for careers to assist people who are blind)
(913) 686-3000

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
(Limited to students who are blind or visually impaired or who have learning disabilities)
(609) 452-0606

III. Deaf or hard of hearing:

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
(202) 337-5220 (Voice/TTY)

The Geoffrey Foundation
(207) 967-5798

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)
(813) 920-2737

Foundation for Exceptional Children;
Stanley E. Jackson Award for Gifted/Talented Students with Disability
(Limited to entering freshman who have a disability)
(703) 620-1054

Foundation for Science and Disability, Inc.
(Limited to science students with a disability entering a master's or doctorate program in
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
(954) 781-8634

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)
(800) 682-8886

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
(215) 557-9300

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 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

VI. Specific Individual Disabilities:

Immune Deficiency Foundation
(Limited to students with primary genetic immune deficiency)
(800) 296-4433

Lilly Awards Secretariat C/O Lilly schizophrenic Reintegration Scholarship
(Limited to persons with schizophrenic and related schizophrenia-spectrum disorders)
(800) 809-8202

National Hemophilia Foundation
(Limited to students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease)
(800) 424-2634

Parke Davis Epilepsy Scholarship Award
(Limited to students with epilepsy who are pursuing a college education)
(800) 292-7373

Spina Bifida Association of America
(800) 621-3141

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
(800) 933-8721

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 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 life.

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