General Scholarships

  1. WPU Undergraduate Admission Scholarships/Financial Aid
  2. WPU Graduate Admission Scholarships/Finacial Aid
  3. SchoolSoup Scholarship
  4. Alexander Graham Bell Foundation College Scholarship Award
  5. American Council of the Blind Scholarship Award
  6. AAIA Displaced Homemaker Scholarships

The SchoolSoup scholarship is a free online scholarship resource designated to all students obtaining a higher education. The source allows you to browse through a directory helping students select specific scholarships aiding them. Directories include scholarships by city, state, athletics, year of study, race, academic major, or granted to those of disability, situation, military, corporate, women, clubs and associations, activity, and religious affiliations. Click for further detail and to start browsing. 

Sponsor: Alexander Graham Bell Foundation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Applies to BSN and MSN Students

College scholarships are awarded to qualified students with moderate to profound hearing loss to continue their education on undergraduate and graduate levels. (Preference is given to undergraduates.)  Students must demonstrate a serious commitment to academic and career excellence, and all fields of study are welcome.  The scholarship award is not renewable, but can be awarded twice (all applicants must reapply to do so). 

Eligibility: Applicants in the United States must have a minimum cumulative un-weighted GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0

Award Amount: 1000-10000
Award Duration: One year
Deadline: April – Information on website will be posted in January

Contact Information
Manager of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007
Telephone: 202-337-5220
Fax: 202-337-8314

Applies to all Blind College students

Sponsor: American Council of the Blind (ACB)

The American Council of the Blind will award more than two dozen scholarship and awards to legally blind persons admitted to academic and vocational training programs at the post-secondary level.

Deadline: March 1, annually

Contact Information:
American Council of the Blind Scholarship Program
Attn: Dee Theien
6300 Shingle Creek Parkway,
Suite 195
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430-2136

Applies to BSN and MSN Students

Sponsor: Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities. This scholarship is for older students who have put off college to raise their children, students who are entering or are returning to college when their children enter school, men or women who have been divorced and had to leave college to singlehandedly care for their children and are now returning, etc. Funds in the amount of $750 per semester are disbursed directly to the college pending satisfactory progress. Funds may be used to assist with childcare, transportation and basic living expenses in addition to educational costs. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semester's grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.
Award Amount: 1500

Deadline: June 15, annually

Contact Information
Lisa Wyzlic, Scholarship Coordinator - Association on American Indian Affairs
966 Hungerford Dr., Suite 12-B
Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: 240-314-7155
Fax: 240-314-7159