Scholarships for Students With Disabilities

Scholarship Application Deadline: Check back for 2023 deadlines

In order to be eligible for any scholarship through Disability Services, students MUST complete the WSU General Scholarship Application. Completion of this application by the deadline allows for communication between interested students and Disability Services.

Scholarships will be awarded prior to the start of each fall semester. Students who have completed the General Scholarship Application and are eligible for a scholarship will be notified through their Wildcat email.

All interested students must register with Disability Services and supply necessary paperwork outlined by the criteria for each scholarship. This application is in addition to the online General Scholarship Application through the WSU Scholarship Office. All applicants will be required to verify disability status by meeting with Disability Services and providing necessary documentation. This documentation is highly confidential and will be protected to the full extent of all relevant laws and regulations. 

Requirements and due dates vary for each scholarship and are subject to change. Scholarship funding varies year-to-year, please check with the Disability Services office regularly for updated information.

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 Application Checklist

  1. Register with Disability Services, meet with a Disability Services advisor, and provide documentation verifying disability status
     
  2. Apply for financial aid & scholarships.
     
  3. Verify and update contact information in the eWeber portal.
     
  4. Submit scholarship application and additional information before the deadline (below).

Brad Davis Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount varies year-to-year
  • Student with a disability, with a declared major in English or Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Full-time enrollment status
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Academic year 2 or 3
  • Student must submit an essay describing involvement in leadership and/or clubs and organizations

Brad Davis Scholarship Form 2022 (PDF)

Jewell Horvat Memorial Scholarship for Inspirational Disabled Students 

  • Up to $2,500 per year
  • Student with a disability
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • ¾ - full-time enrollment status and attend both fall and spring semester
  • Student must submit an essay addressing how their disability inspired them in life

Jewell Horvat Scholarship Form 2022 (PDF)

Lamar Kap Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount varies year-to-year
  • Student with a disability
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • ¾ - full-time enrollment status
  • Students must submit an essay addressing how this scholarship will help further your academic goals

Lamar Kap Scholarship Form 2022 (PDF)

Sara Martin Disability Scholarship

  • Amount varies year-to-year
  • Student with a disability, with priority given to deaf or hard-of-hearing students
  • Full-time enrollment status
  • Declared major
  • Students must submit an essay demonstrating financial need

Sara Martin Scholarship Form 2022 (PDF)

Dialysis Research Foundation Scholarship

  • Amount varies year-to-year
  • Student with a chronic or end-stage renal disease, has had a kidney transplant or family member who has
  • Full-time enrollment status
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Students inquire with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office