Funding


Funding

Whether trying to find money for college or fund your very own non-profit, this section will point you in the right direction. Look here to find grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.

American Academy of Health and Disability Scholarship Program

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) 2011 Scholarship Program: AAHD seeking applicants for 2011 Scholarship Program. Applicants must have a documented disability, majoring in a field related to disability and health and be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school. Please circulate to friends and colleagues. Donations to the AAHD Scholarship Fund are greatly appreciated and 100% of donations go directly to fund the Scholarship Program-no overhead!!  The deadline is November 15, 2010.

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SpinLife Innovation in Motion Scholarship program

SpinLife mobility equipment offers two $500 scholarships per year to deserving students who use wheelchairs. To be eligible you must :Be over the age of 18 and

Be a manual or power wheelchair user
 Be enrolled at an accredited 4-year educational institution at the undergraduate level
 Be a legal resident of the US or possess a valid student visa
 Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0
 Have not at any time been subject to any disciplinary action by any institution or entity,
including, not limited to, any educational or law enforcement agency

Deadline for applications is July  31,2010.

For more information and to apply, vist http://www.spinlife.com/scholarship/

Ameriglide Achiever Scholarship

The AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship is a program we offer to full time college students who use wheelchairs. Our goal is to help provide financial assistance for the winning student's books or other school related supplies to deserving mobility challenged students. This $500 scholarship contest occurs twice a year for the Fall and Spring Semesters. Deadline for applications is July 31,2010.For information on how to apply , visit http://www.ameriglide.com/Scholarship/

The Adam Miller Fund

Established in June 1999 by Marlene and Alex Miller, Adam's parents. Largely funded by online donations, this important fund provides enrichment assistance for University of Michigan students with hearing, visual or mobility disabilities. Personal assistive devices, personal training, extracurricular and social activities, learning experiences and community outreach initiatives are provided by this memorial fund. These aids and experiences enrich the University years of students with disabilities and allow them to fully contribute to their community and achieve their personal best. To apply, contact Jill Rice jillric@umich.edu.