An important part of preparing for college is figuring out how to pay for it. Below you will find information about scholarships for computing students, including deadlines, award amounts, and eligibility.

Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships are listed in order by deadline.

  • Application Due:
    Apr 19, 2024
    Description:

    The Susanna and Lucy DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to college-bound high school seniors with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health.

    Eligibility:
    College-bound high school seniors with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 20, 2024
    Description:

    This scholarship seeks to support students with physical disabilities who are dedicated to pursuing higher education. To apply, tell us how being part of the disabled community has impacted your worldview and how you can use your experience to positively impact your future endeavors.

    Eligibility:
    Any high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has a physical disability may apply for this scholarship.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 22, 2024
    Description:

    The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) awards up to 40 $3,000 scholarships to full-time students across the autism spectrum pursuing full-time post-secondary, undergraduate education, or vocational training.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time post-secondary students on the autism spectrum.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 26, 2024
    Description:

    Award amount of $5,000.

    Eligibility:
    Applicant must have sibling with cystic fibrosis.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 26, 2024
    Description:

    The Boomer Esiason Foundation awards up to $5,000 quarterly to people living with cystic fibrosis and those students who are the children of parents with cystic fibrosis (living or deceased) who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate/graduate students living with cystic fibrosis or the children of parents with cystic fibrosis.
  • Application Due:
    Apr 30, 2024
    Description:

    BVA’s Kathern F. Gruber scholarships are available to spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blind and low vision veterans to assist them with their higher education tuition. These military dependent scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. The Gruber scholarships for veterans’ dependents are for one year only but recipients can re-apply and receive the award up to four times. The blind or low vision veteran family member is not required to be a BVA member for the spouse, child, or grandchild to receive a scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    Candidates must have already been accepted for admission or be attending an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution of higher education or business, secretarial, or vocational training schools as a full-time student
  • Application Due:
    Apr 30, 2024
    Description:

    All high school students with autism attending a post-secondary program in the 2021-2022 academic year may apply. In addition, all current college students with autism may apply as well who will be attending a post-secondary program in the 2021-2022 academic year. This scholarship has no geographic restrictions meaning it’s open to all upcoming and current college students with autism in the U.S and internationally! If you were selected in a previous year and/or weren’t selected you may reapply as long as you are still attending college in the 2020-2021 academic year. Just make sure to send us a new original application and essay!

    The winning applicant will receive a $500 dollar scholarship to be used to pay for their post-secondary education.

    Eligibility:
    Postsecondary Program Accepted in or Attending (I.E College, Community College, Vocational Program, etc.); Autism Diagnosis
  • Application Due:
    May 1, 2024
    Description:

    Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. is excited to offer an annual $500 college scholarship. This will be the easiest 500 words or more essay to write in the world. Why? Because it can be on any topic or subject.

    Eligibility:
    Students with a medically-documented blood disorder or cancer diagnosed before the age of 18 are eligible
  • Application Due:
    May 1, 2024
    Description:

    The Scholarship will be awarded to qualified youngsters seeking to further their education by attending college. The amount of the scholarship is up to $5,000. At least four scholarships will be awarded in 2017. John Lepping was extremely proud of disabled students who mustered the courage and determination to finish their college education despite their setbacks. This scholarship will help to deter the costs of college for disabled individuals who may not have the resources due to overwhelming medical costs.

     

    Eligibility:
    Students with a disability living in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania) are eligible
  • Application Due:
    May 15, 2024
    Description:

    Four scholarships will be awarded to post-secondary students with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease, caregivers of a child or adult affected by a bleeding disorder; or immediate family members in the same household affected by a bleeding disorder. At least one of the scholarships is awarded to an applicant pursuing health-related education.

    Eligibility:
    Post-secondary students with a bleeding disorder, caregivers of someone with a bleeding disorder, or immediate family members of someone with a bleeding disorder.
  • Application Due:
    May 15, 2024
    Description:

    $20,000 to be distributed in awards of $500 to $3,000 to students who have been affected by a bleeding disorder. Applicants pursuing a career in the health field will be considered.

    Eligibility:
    Any student attending a post-secondary institution is eligible.
  • Application Due:
    Jun 1, 2024
    Description:

    Three $1,000 awards will be will be given to students with spina bifida, transverse myelitis, or a spinal cord injury.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time U.S. college students with spina bifida, spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.
  • Application Due:
    Jun 1, 2024
    Description:

    Amount Varies. Applicant must be a person with an inherited bleeding disorder, and must be a patient of one of HFMD's affiliated Hemophilia Treatment Centers in Minnesota or South Dakota.

    Eligibility:
    3 letters of recommendation and transcript are required.
  • Application Due:
    Jun 15, 2024
    Description:

    This scholarship of $1000 is open to students who have been diagnosed with cancer themselves, as well as those who have stood by a loved one. Survivors, current cancer patients, and the allies of patients and survivors are welcome to apply.

    Eligibility:
    Current or incoming US undergraduate/graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA; either a current/former cancer patient, or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Application Due:
    Jul 1, 2024
    Description:

    The Mandy Wagner Foundation awards scholarships of $500 and $1000 to senior high school students or college students living with cystic fibrosis. 

    Eligibility:
    Senior high school students or college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA, 1030 SAT score, or 22 ACT score.
  • Application Due:
    Jul 31, 2024
    Description:

    Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application and essay they provide.

    Eligibility:
    Current graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school or current undergraduate at an accredited institution in the US with at least a 2.8 GPA.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 15, 2024
    Description:

    One applicant each from the United States and Canada will be selected, who uses a manual or power wheelchair, or a mobility scooter, to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time U.S. undergraduate/graduate students who use mobility equipment, such as power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs or mobility scooters.
  • Application Due:
    Dec 31, 2024
    Description:

    Designed for people who wish to earn a Sport Pilot license. Applicants must be able to provide proof of disability from their attending physician, be at least 17 years of age, a U.S. citizen, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to operate the controls of the training aircraft. Special controls will be available for Able Flight Scholars as needed. Scholarship applications are accepted at any time and reviewed on a continuing basis. Training takes place  from mid-May to early July of each year.

    Eligibility:
    Must be able to provide proof of disability from their attending physician, be at least 17 years of age, a U.S. citizen, have a valid driver’s license.

Rolling Deadline Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships accept applications all year-round.

  • Description:

    Targeted to the traditional college-aged student with a disability who is pursuing either a full or part-time course of study in any medium of Art. These cash awards are determined on a competitive basis and require the submission by e-mail of an art portfolio and artist’s statement.

    Eligibility:
    18 or older, traditional college-aged student with a disability pursuing course of study in any medium of Art
  • Description:

    This $1,000 grant can be applied to services and equipment specifically related to their child or young adult's autism spectrum disorder treatments.

    Eligibility:
    For children or young adults under the age of 25, Washington resident, on the autism spectrum, with demonstrated financial need.
  • Description:

    To be considered for a scholarship however, membership dues must be paid prior to the scholarship deadline of April 15. Membership dues are $10 and can be included with your scholarship application or paid online through our donations page.

    Scholarship Amounts: $1,000

    Eligibility:
    Applicants must either have diabetes or have an immediate family member who has diabetes and a family member must be a current Diabetes, Incorporated member.
  • Description:

    This $500 award is intended for students with hydrocephalus.

    Eligibility:
    Any student pursuing a post-secondary education is eligible.
  • Description:

    $1,000 scholarships are available. Applicants must write an essay of 700-1,500 words. To receive a scholarship application which will include the rules and deadlines please send an email to: aelliott@cancermonthly.com. Please put the word “Scholarship” in the subject line.

    Eligibility:
    College students are eligible.
  • Description:

    Two individuals will each receive $2,500 in recognition of their outstanding contributions and $7,500 to further a new or existing initiative that increases the political and economic power of people with disabilities. 

    Eligibility:
    An individual with a disability who displays strong leadership capabilities will be considered.
  • Description:

    This scholarship funds blind, deaf, and deaf-blind undergraduate or graduate students in becoming self-sufficient through higher education, vocational training, or other schooling. Applications are accepted year-round, with those post-marked by July 15 reviewed in August, and with priority given to Grays Harbor residents; then residents of Pacific, Thurston and Mason Counties; then residents of other counties in Washington State.

    Eligibility:
    Blind youth, deaf youth and deaf-blind youth are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Description:

    Four scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 will be given to qualifying students who are legally blind.

    Eligibility:
    Full-time students enrolled in post-secondary institutions are eligible.
  • Description:

    The TPA Scholarship is need-based and is intended for children and adults with hearing impairments.

    Eligibility:
    Any age group and student status with a hearing impairment.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

These scholarships are not currently accepting applications, but may be in the near future.

  • Application Due (check back on):
    Apr 15, 2024
    Description:

    One or two $500 awards will be given each year to high school seniors or full-time college students with physical disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Must be 16 years or older with at least a 3.0 GPA and either a high school senior or undergraduate/graduate student.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 1, 2024
    Description:

    CAPED Scholarships awards 11 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 to students with disabilities in post secondary education.

    Eligibility:
    California undergraduate/graduate students with a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0, respectively.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 1, 2024
    Description:

    Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

    Eligibility:
    Current graduate student studying in eligible field of study researching and enrolled in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required) leading to Ph.D./Sc.D. degree at a not for profit US institute for higher education
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 1, 2024
    Description:

    Awards ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 will be given to qualifying students who are blind or visually impaired.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    May 1, 2024
    Description:

    Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics students may receive between $1,000 and $5,000 from the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.

    • Scholarship application for first-year UW students
      • Priority deadline: March 4
      • Final deadline: Rolling until April 1
    • Scholarship application for community college transfers to the UW
      • Priority deadline: April 1
      • Final deadline: Rolling until April 29
    • Astronaut Scholar Foundation application
      • Deadline March 4
    • Summer Undergraduate Research Program application
      • Priority deadline: March 4
      • Final deadline: April 1
    • Graduate Fellowship for enrolled UW students
      • Priority deadline: April 1
      • Final deadline: April 29
    Eligibility:
    Community college students who have transferred to the University of Washington are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jul 1, 2024
    Description:

    The Foundation for Science and Disability will give awards of $1000 to fourth-year undergraduate (who have been accepted to graduate/professional school) and graduate students who have a disability and who are involved in research projects in mathematics, science, medicine, engineering, or computer science.

    Eligibility:
    Fourth year undergraduate (who have been accepted to a graduate/professional school) and graduate students who have a disability; must be US citizens.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Aug 1, 2024
    Description:

    The ASA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (ASA DDRIG) program supports theoretically grounded empirical investigations to advance understanding of fundamental social processes. Up to 25 awards of a maximum of $16,000 will be given each year. Topics can include, but will not be limited to, organizations and organizational behavior, health and medicine, crime and deviance, inequality and stratification, population dynamics, social movements, social groups, labor force participation, stratification and mobility, family, social networks, socialization, gender, race, ethnicity, and the sociology of science and technology.

    Eligibility:
    Doctoral students attending PhD-granting institutions of higher education accredited in, and having a campus located in, the United States, are eligible to apply.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Aug 1, 2024
    Description:

    This award is intended for young women who demonstrate leadership and promise in computing fields.

    Eligibility:
    High-school young women who are interested in pursuing computing fields are eligible. Must have attended a school in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Aug 1, 2024
    Description:

    First awarded in 1991, the WSAJ President's Scholarship was established to support and encourage the efforts of high school students who have overcome obstacles to achieve academically and socially. As part of WSAJ’s commitment to foster an awareness and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society, the Washington State Association for Justice sponsors two scholarship programs for high school seniors in Washington state.

    Eligibility:
    Graduating high school seniors from Washington state are eligible
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Sep 1, 2024
    Description:

    This scholarship seeks to support families of those afflicted by ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) so they can pursue their career goals in the face of this difficult disease. To apply, tell us how ALS has affected your life and how this scholarship will affect your career path.

    Eligibility:
    Any student who is pursuing career enhancement through education and is the child or spouse of someone who has ALS or someone who has died from it may apply for this scholarship.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Sep 1, 2024
    Description:

    A $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder in the US or Canada; awarded based off applicant's essay on either "Living with Dyslexia" or "Living with Auditory Processing Disorder."

    Eligibility:
    Currently enrolled undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Sep 1, 2024
    Description:

    Up to $8,000 in academic assistance and a full-time summer internship.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students interested in atmospheric and oceanic sciences are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 1, 2024
    Description:

    The Diverse Abilities Scholarship aims to address these challenges by providing financial support to students with disabilities—anything from a physical disability like muscular dystrophy to a learning disability such as dyslexia. We hope this scholarship will allow them to focus on their studies and seek out a suitable career without financial constraints.
     

    Eligibility:
    High school senior, undergraduate student, graduate student. Current U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Oct 1, 2024
    Description:

    To be eligible for this award, applicants must be enrolled in a college, university, or post-secondary institution in the academic year following the announcement of scholarship winners and be in pursuit of a bachelor's degree; pursue a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) major; and belong to a historically underrepresented population/group such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), members of the LGBTQ2+ community, people with disabilities, veterans, and first-generation college students. Stantec will be awarding $200,000 in scholarships for the 2024-25 academic year, with individual award amounts ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 each. Additionally, there will be 10 paid internships (locations to be confirmed annually) available to applicants.

    Eligibility:
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2024
    Description:

    The American Council of the Blind is offering scholarships for the 2023 school year. Applications will be accepted from November 1 through February 14.

    Eligibility:
    Legally blind undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2024
    Description:

    The scholarships cover a part or all of an education ranging from G.E.D. to Ph.D. The Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation supports the efforts of organizations working to stimulate education, research and direct care in the mental health field. A businessman and consultant, Mr. Baer personally faced mental health challenges during his lifetime and sought to alleviate the suffering of those living with mental illness. Though he attended Yale University, he was unable to complete his studies, so he returned to his hometown of St. Louis where he worked in the family business, the department store Stix, Baer & Fuller. Through his hard work, he was able to increase the family fortune and upon his death left it in trust to be distributed to programs that serve the mission of reintegration.

    -Scholarship is open now-

    Eligibility:
    Be diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder, and currently receiving medical treatment for the disease. Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and plan to attend a school in the US.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2024
    Description:

    This $10,000 award is intended for students with disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate students studying computer science or computer engineering are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Nov 1, 2024
    Description:

    The AIA/AAF Diversity Advancement Scholarship provides financial assistance between $4,000 and $20,000. to minority and/or financially disadvantaged students who intend to pursue a professional degree in architecture.

    Eligibility:
    Undergraduate college students who are minorities studying in an NAAB Accredited Architecture program are eligible.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2025
    Description:

    Learning Ally awards the top winners $6,000 each and special honors winners $2,000 each. All scholarship awardees must be capable and willing to publicly share their personal story and represent Learning Ally as a spokesperson and advocate at various local, virtual and national events. Costs associated with these events will be covered by Learning Ally.

    Eligibility:
    Learning Ally members who are high school seniors with learning disabilities.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2025
    Description:

    This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Peter J. Musto by supporting students from Pennsylvania who have been affected by cancer, either through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a family member. To apply, submit a 400-600 word essay or a 2-3 minute video describing yourself and how your life has been impacted by cancer.

    Eligibility:
    Any high school senior or undergraduate from the state of Pennsylvania who has at least a 3.0 GPA and has been affected by cancer may apply.
  • Application Due (check back on):
    Jan 1, 2025
    Description:

    Three $6,000 awards and three $2,000 awards will be given to qualifying learning-disabled students.

    Eligibility:
    High school senior members with learning disabilities, who plan to continue their education after graduation, in recognition of their academic achievement, outstanding leadership, and service to others.