A good first step in your scholarship search is to start locally. Check with your parents, employers, local organizations, religious groups, and Chamber of Commerce.
- Some employers offer financial aid, tuition reimbursement, and/or scholarships for employees or their children.
- Many organizations such as Boy/Girl Scouts, Rotary International, or Elks Club offer scholarships. Major labor unions offer scholarships for their members and dependent children. Check with organizations related to your field of study.
- Your church or synagogue may have scholarships available. Also, check with the headquarters of your religious affiliation.
- Your local Chamber of Commerce may be able to offer small grants or scholarships to local students.
Below are other resources that may help you locate financial aid. Also, there are links within these websites for other related resources or scholarships.
Be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor, your college or university’s financial aid office, the department chairman at your chosen school, and your college or local library for scholarship information.
For more information on scholarships, visit the Nicholls State University Office of Scholarships website at https://www.nicholls.edu/finaid/scholarships.
AAHD Scholarship – American Association on Health and Disability
AHEADD – Achieving in Higher Education with Autism/Developmental Disabilities
Disabled World – Listing of Autism scholarships
HFA Educational Scholarships – Hemophilia Federation Of America
IDF Scholarship Programs – Immune Deficiency Foundation
Incight Scholarship Research Information – List of various scholarship programs
Kevin Child Scholarship – National Hemophilia Foundation
PAF Scholarship for Survivors Program – Patient Advocate Foundation
Scholarships4Students.com – List of various scholarship programs
Schwallie Family Scholarship Program – Organization for Autism Research
Solvay Cares Scholarship Program – Solvay Pharmaceuticals
American Cancer Society – For scholarship information, call 1-800-ACS-2345
The Young’s Heroes Scholarship – For scholarship information, call 1-214-987-4662
Anne & Matt Harbison Scholarship – P. Buckley Moss Society
HA Scholarship – Hydrocephalus Association
Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship – Sertoma International
Marion Huber Learning Through Listening (LTL) Award – Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)
Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program – Hearing Bridges
AFA Scholarship American – Foundation for the Blind
CCLIV Scholarships – Council of Citizenwith Low Vision International
CRS Scholarship – Christian Record Services for the Blind
William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship – Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Scholarship and Career Awards – Lighthouse International
NFB Scholarships – National Federation of the Blind
ELA Foundation Scholarship – Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation
National MS Society Scholarship Program – National Multiple Sclerosis Society
SBA Scholarship Program – Spina Bifida Association of America
Nicholls is not responsible for the contents of the resource websites.
These links are provided as a convenience in finding resources.
Reviewed July 2015