Financial assistance for students with disabilities may be obtained through several scholarships, a few of which are listed below. If you have any questions regarding any scholarship listed here, please contact the OAS at 850.644.9566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are other places on campus to find assistance, such as the STAR Center located in the University Financial Aid office, which can be found in UCA 4400 A. Outside organizations also offer financial assistance for college students with disabilities. For example, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Division of Blind Services offer help based on financial need. It is the responsibility of the student to research and contact any outside organizations offering scholarships, grants, or other financial assistance.
Undergraduate students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, have completed the FAFSA form, submitted an application, send an official transcript (new students only) , and provide documentation of your disability. The student must also complete a personal statement (no more than one double-spaced page) pertaining to your achievements, activities, career goals, and the effects of your disability(ies) along with three letters of references addressing your academic potential and success.
DEADLINE for application materials is due no later than May 1, 2020
DEADLINE for FAFSA is April 15 (www.fafsa.ed.gov)