Outside Disability-Related Scholarships and Resources
- Affordable Colleges for Students with Disabilities
- Bender Consulting OPM Shared List Of People With Disabilities
- Bender Consulting Services Virtual Career Fair - November 13, 2014
- BestColleges.com Financial Aid Opportunities for Disabled Students
- BestColleges.com Resources for Students with Disabilities
- Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
- Higher Education for Students with Disabilities
- Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
- The Simple Dollar's College Tuition Guide
- Thriving in Trade School with a Disability
- We Connect Now
Student Guide to Accessing Disability Support Services
A complete guide to college financing for students with disabilities. Find expert advice on loans, grants and scholarships specifically for students with disabilities, as well as resources to help with the job search after graduation.
Bender Consulting Services is working in partnership with the Office of
Personnel Management (OPM) to recruit and screen candidates with
disabilities interested in federal employment for accounting, budget analysis, contact representative, contracts, finance, human resources, information technology, administrative support, and miscellaneous clerical positions throughout the United States.
Successful candidates will be placed on the OPM Shared List of People with Disabilities, a database of resumes available to agency hiring managers and human resource personnel government wide.
This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend and is a great opportunity for College students & College grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including American Transmission Co., ANSYS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Enterprise Holdings, Epic, Genentech, KLA-Tencor, Lexmark, NSA, Verizon, & More Great Employers!
This easy-to-reference, comprehensive list of financial aid opportunities makes a real difference for disabled students. Resources include scholarships for students with a variety of disabilities, such as:
- Chronic Health Conditions
- Hearing Impairments
- Visual Impairments
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Illness
- Physical Disabilities
Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs. Student services offices and disability coordinators at many colleges work to make campuses inclusive environments through specialized advocacy, support, and academic services.
This guide helps students with disabilities and their parents better understand their rights when it comes to post-secondary education. In addition to outlining laws and regulations that apply specifically to students with disabilities, our guide offers tips and information about finding a college or university that best suits a student’s needs.
A listing of numerous scholarship options for students with disabilities that range from national financial aid opportunities to local opportunities within the United States and Canada.
This list of scholarships, which covers award amounts, qualifications and application deadlines, can help prospective students with disabilities fund their college educations.
Providing actionable tips on applying for scholarships and assisting students in realizing the accessibility of and value in getting a scholarship. Unlike loans, scholarships do not require repayment and they are granted by a variety of entities, like schools, private endowments, business, religious organizations, nonprofits, the federal government and professional associations. There are thousands of scholarships available to undergrad and graduate students throughout the country.
Students with disabilities today have access to more opportunities than ever before. While many decide to pursue a four-year degree, a growing trend toward vocational and trade schools is also proving to be a beneficial choice. The vocational path can be attractive to students for a number of reasons, including taking less time and money and offering a more direct path to employment.
A website developed to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment.