AHEAD Scholarships for Students with Disabilities for Fall of 2020

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The AHEAD Scholarship for STUDENTS with Disabilities


  • Enrollment in a postsecondary institution during the award period
  • Registration for a minimum of six (6) credit hours per quarter/semester
  • Undergraduate or graduate status: one award will be made to an undergraduate student and one award to a graduate student
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Nomination by an AHEAD member (Each AHEAD member may nominate only one undergraduate and one graduate student.)

Criteria for Award

The Selection Committee will make award decisions based on the following selection criteria:

  • Disability-related leadership and service
  • Academic achievement
  • Well articulated goals


The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all items are submitted to AHEAD, postmarked by April 15th, 2020, including:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Deadline: April 15th, 2020

Send application packet to:

AHEAD Scholarship Committee
c/o Jane A. Johnston
Association on Higher Education And Disability
8015 West Kenton Circle
Suite 230
Huntersville, NC 28078 USA


Scholarship applicants will be notified of their award status by June 1st, 2020. At least one (1) $1,000 (USD) scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student and at least one (1) $1,000 (USD) scholarship to a graduate student.


Questions can be directed to Stephan Smith at stephan@ahead.org