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Adkerson-Dodson Special Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Dan River Region
541 Loyal Street
Danville, VA 24541
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students who are Danville/Pittsylvania residents and graduates. Students must have financial need. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or licensure in special education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfdrr.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship/

Anne K. Petry Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Akron Community Foundation
345 West Cedar Street
Akron, OH 44307
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in Akron Public Schools planning to pursue a career in special education.

Amount: $1000
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.akroncf.org/students/

Brian Stoner Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be individuals with autism, individuals with other special needs, individuals intending to major in special education and individuals attending culinary school. If no applicants meet those qualifications, scholarships may be awarded to any applicant.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Bridgette Wegert Memorial Choral Scholarship
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 533
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Wisconsin Dells High School who are active in the choir or band. Students must have been accepted at a four-year university and be planning to major in the music field, special education or nursing.

Amount: $300
Deadline: February 25
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.wdhsfoundation.org

Camp Roy-el Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
250 East Front St
Suite 310
Traverse City, MI 49684
Eligibility: Applicants must be college-level juniors and seniors currently completing undergraduate degrees at Michigan-based colleges and universities pursuing a profession dedicated to working with persons with disabilities in fields that may include allied health, nursing, medicine, occupational therapy and/or physical therapy or students in social work and special education. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gtrcf.org

Carol Doman-Wilder Scholarship
Sponsor: Saginaw Community Foundation
1 Tuscola
Suite 100B
Saginaw, MI 48607
Eligibility: Applicants must be Saginaw County residents pursuing a degree in social work or special education at a Michigan college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must submit letters of recommendation, a recent school transcript, a completed FAFSA, an essay and a special attachment or membership verification information.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.saginawfoundation.org/site/scholarships/

Cassie Zousoumas Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Greater Lowell Community Foundation
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 202
Lowell, MA 01852
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Lowell High School who wish to pursue college study and a career in special education, physical, occupational or speech therapy.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.glcfoundation.org/glcfscholarships/

Debbie Todd Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Williamsburg Community Foundation
1323 Jamestown Road
Suite 103
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Jamestown, Lafayette or Warhill High Schools interested in working with children with special needs, such as a special education teacher.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org/

Down Syndrome Aim High Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
6 Tower Place
Albany, NY 12203
Eligibility: Applicants must be interested in assisting those with Down Syndrome. Students must be pursuing education and a career in the field of special education or speech, physical or occupational therapy.

Amount: $2,300
Deadline: March 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgcr.org

Epsilon Sigma Alpha
Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
2601 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2801
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, either at the undergraduate level or as a North Carolina teacher seeking training, and must be training to work with special needs children up to the age of 21 in an educational setting. They must agree to teach at a North Carolina public school for at least one year after graduation.

Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/

Ethel Strickarz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc.
301 S. Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Eligibility: Applicants must be Steuben County High School students who plan to pursue their education in the field of special education, human services, or a related clinical area such as nursing, psychology, speech pathology, or physical/occupational therapy.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://communityfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships-for-students/

Evan James Reed Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Shiawassee Community Foundation
217 N. Washington Street
Suite 104
P.O. Box 753
989-725-1093,
Eligibility: Applicants must be Shiawassee County area high school seniors or graduates. Students must plan to study in the field of special education to aid the mentally or physically challenged or impaired.

Amount: 400
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.shiacf.org/scholarships/

Fichtenbaum Charitable Trust Scholarship Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Sponsor: Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
12700 Hillcrest Road
Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75230
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time graduate students conducting extensive research on special education for children and studying within the state of Texas. Students must be U.S. citizens or legal residents.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 26
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.djcf.org/changing-the-world

Forrest and Millicent Everett Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Point Community Foundation
115 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46037
Eligibility: Applicants must be Crown Point High School graduating seniors intending to major in special education. This scholarship is non-renewable and its amount varies.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

Gary Moe Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation
306 S. University
P.O. Box 1283
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from or graduates of an Isabella County High School planning to pursue/currently pursuing a degree in social work or special education at an accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.75.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mpacf.org/

Graduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Inc.
845 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1873
Greenville, MS 38701
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and permanent residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri or Tennessee who are attending a U.S. institution and pursuing graduate studies in fields which address the needs of children, including counseling, psychology, mental health, special education and speech pathology.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.najanet.org/naja-scholarship/

Huettig Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
1501 Clark Street
P.O. Box 968
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Portage County who are pursuing a post-secondary degree in special education and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on financial need and the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $600
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfcwi.org/scholarships/

Jackie Harrigan Haase Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Coastal Community Foundation
P.O. Box 230415
Encinitas, CA 92023
Eligibility: Preference is given to students who have been in special education.

Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: April 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://coastalfoundation.org/

James and Clarice Toynton Scholarship Endowment Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
P.O. Box 4786
Aurora, IL 60507
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of West Aurora High School who will be majoring in the field of elementary or special education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cffrv.org/scholarship-program/

Janet L. Coyle Memorial Scholarship for Special Education Teachers
Sponsor: Greater Toledo Community Foundation
300 Madison Avenue
Suite 1300
Toledo, OH 43604
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students in at least their second year or graduate students pursuing a degree in education to become licensed, special education teachers or intervention specialists. Preference will be given to students attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Ohio or Michigan.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.toledocf.org/scholarships/

Jennifer D. Coulter Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1762
1620 Park Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26102
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Parkersburg High School interested in pursuing a career in teaching with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Academic achievement, potential, extracurricular activities, community service and financial need are considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pacfwv.com

John A. Tooley Scholarship for Developmental Disabilities
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 North Market Street
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or graduated from high school and reside in Wayne County, Ohio. Students must enroll as a full-time student and study in the field of Special Education or Developmental Disabilities. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to serving others with an emphasis on serving children and adults with disabilities.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Curtis State Office Building
Suite 520
1000 SW Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Kansas and be attending a Kansas higher education institution. Students must be enrolled in a program leading to licensure as a teacher in an identified hard-to-fill discipline or underserved geographic area in Kansas. Applicants may also be currently licensed teachers enrolled in a program leading to a new endorsement or enrolled in a program leading to a master’s degree in an identified hard-to-fill discipline or underserved geographic area. The FAFSA and the State of Kansas Student Aid application must be completed.

Amount: Up to $5,830
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid

Kathy, Jim and Russ Keller Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Point Community Foundation
115 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46037
Eligibility: Applicants must be Crown Point High School graduating seniors intending to major in special education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

Kelly Krodel Special Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Dubois County Community Foundation
P.O. Box 269
Jasper, IN 47547
Eligibility: Applicants must be Dubois County high school graduates. Students must be sophomore to senior college students majoring in fields that will benefit special needs children.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.dccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

Kinnett Scholarships for College/Further Education
Sponsor: TrueNorth 804 Educational Cooperative Foundation
P.O. Box 2575
Northbrook, IL 60065
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of the TrueNorth 804 Educational Cooperative or any of its affiliated member districts. Students must be planning on pursuing a college degree in special education or receiving special education services pursuing further education through college, vocational school or post-secondary programs. An essay on a provided topic is required.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.truenorth804foundation.org/

Kyle R. Long Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin
500 First Street
Suite 2600
Wausau, WI 54403
Eligibility: Applicants must be Medford, Gilman and Rib Lake High School graduating seniors with special educational needs or learning disabilities. Students must be planning to pursue a career working with special educational needs or learning disabled students. Applicants be hardworking graduating seniors with demonstrated financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfoncw.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/

Laverne L. Gibson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1762
1620 Park Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26102
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Wood County, Western Virginia or Washington, Ohio. Preferences are given to students with an interest in education and special education. Academic potential, moral character, community service and financial need are considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pacfwv.com

Leon Bradley Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of School Personnel Administrators
7201 West 129th Street
Suite 220
Overland Park, KS 66213
Eligibility: Applicants must be minorities or persons of color seeking their initial teaching certification endorsement. Students must be in their final year of completing certification or endorsement requirements, including student teaching if applicable.

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.aaspa.org/leon-bradley-scholarship##

Lucile Hope Special Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
3201 C Street
Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99503
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college juniors who are graduates of Alaskan high schools or homeschool equivalents. Students must major in K-12 special education. Preference will be given to Matanuska-Susitna Valley residents.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://alaskacf.org/

Margaret Johnson Special Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln
205 South Fifth Street
Suite 530
Springfield, IL 62701
Eligibility: Applicants must be students graduating from high schools in Sangamon County. Students must be majoring in special education, with the intent of teaching special education students.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfll.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Mary Kate Carney Scholarship
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Suite 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arenac or Bay County residents who are enrolled or planning on enrolling in a speech pathology or special education program. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on school and community involvement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://bayfoundation.org/

Matthew B. Robinson Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are graduates of a Muskingum County High School and presently accepted and/or enrolled as freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in a 4-year accredited institution majoring in special education. Selections are limited to students who have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and show evidence of community service, club memberships, or athletic participation while in high school and/or college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Merijo Wieber Scholarship
Sponsor: Shiawassee Community Foundation
217 N. Washington Street
Suite 104
P.O. Box 753
989-725-1093,
Eligibility: Applicants must be Owosso High School seniors or graduates pursuing a career in special education with the goal of becoming a teacher.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.shiacf.org/scholarships/

New Castle Breakfast Optimist Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
700 South Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from New Castle High School. Students must be pursuing a degree related to helping those with mental challenges - special education or a medical related field. Applicants must attend a four-year college or university.

Amount: $1,000 and over
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.henrycountycf.org/scholarships/

Pama Brantley-Phillips Scholarship
Sponsor: Saginaw Community Foundation
1 Tuscola
Suite 100B
Saginaw, MI 48607
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Saginaw, Bay, or Midland counties with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must be high school seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree in special education. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, a recent school transcript, a completed FAFSA, an essay and a special attachment or membership verification information.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.saginawfoundation.org/site/scholarships/

Raphael Blessinger Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Dubois County Community Foundation
P.O. Box 269
Jasper, IN 47547
Eligibility: Applicants must be Dubois County high school graduates. Students must be pursuing physical, occupational, speech/hearing, special education, social work, or other medical degrees.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.dccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

Richard E. Lintal Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc.
301 S. Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Eligibility: Applicants must be Horseheads High School or BOCES Students looking to study special education or are awarded to students who received special education services or had or has an IEP in high school looking to pursue their education.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: February 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://communityfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships-for-students/

Shelby Rae Smith Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Hendricks County Community Foundation
5055 East Main Street
Suite A
Avon, IN 46123
Eligibility: Applicants must provide information about their education, activities and employment. Students must submit a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript and financial information. Part of the application is submitted online, and part of the application is submitted via mail. Students should be pursuing a degree in elementary or special education.

Amount: $500
Deadline: September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://hendrickscountycf.org/

Susan G. Conner Special Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln
205 South Fifth Street
Suite 530
Springfield, IL 62701
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Sangamon County high schools who are majoring in special education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfll.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Susie Poor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Steuben County Community Foundation
1701 North Wayne Street
Angola, IN 46703
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Angola High School seniors or nontraditional students pursuing a degree in elementary education or special education at an Indiana college or university. Students must be Steuben County residents and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference is given to students attending Ball State University.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://steubenfoundation.org/scholarships/

Whitaker-Minard Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1762
1620 Park Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26102
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or currently enrolled college students pursuing a degree in fields specializing in services for individuals with disabilities. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, residing in Wood, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Gilmer, Calhoun, Jackson, Roane or Tyler County, West Virginia or Washington County, Ohio. Preferences are given to those with volunteering experience.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pacfwv.com