Scholarship Opportunities

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NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
In 2018, the NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship will offer eight (8) scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. Each recipient will receive $5,625 to help cover the cost of education at their current college or university. The deadline is June 6, 2018. For here for more information and the application. 

Family Network on Disabilities - Jan LaBelle Scholarships
FND offers Jan LaBelle Scholarships of up to $15,000 for Florida residents with disabilities who are 16-24 years of age, meet income and other requirements and are first-time students at academic or vocational institutions of higher learning. Applications are accepted from September through mid-November. Additional information, applications and documentation requirements are available on the website.

The National Down Syndrome Society Scholarship Opportunity
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(800) 221-4602
The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is offering an exciting scholarship opportunity for students with Down syndrome through the O'Neill Tabani Enrichment Fund. The mission of the O'Neill Tabani Enrichment Fund is to offer financial assistance to young adults with Down syndrome - 18 and older - who are continuing to enrich their lives by taking classes or enrolling in postsecondary educational programs.
Learn more by downloading the application.

Multiple scholarships are available. Deadlines vary from March 9, 2018 through July 13, 2018.

Ruby's Rainbow Scholarships - 2018 Applications Now Open!
Ruby’s Rainbow is a non-profit dedicated to the higher educational needs of adults with Down syndrome, granting scholarships nationwide for post-secondary education, vocational or enrichment classes. The organization is currently offering scholarships to individuals with Down Syndrome (18 years of age and up) seeking higher education or post-secondary enrichment classes. Scholarships are valued up to $10,000 per awarded individual. Ruby Rainbow's mission is to help students achieve their dreams of higher education and independence, while showing the world just how cool and capable they truly are. Read more by accessing the application.
Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2018.

Looking for additional scholarship opportunities?

For more information on scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships, Grants and Financial Resources for Students with Disabilities page.

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