Scholarships, Grants & Funding Sources
Here is a short list of the various funding sources for students with disabilities. Please let us know of any other sources that you find so we can share them with all of our students.
Please start with the Searchable Scholarship Guide and Application.
Office of Accessibility Services Scholarships (not available in the
Searchable Scholarship Guide)
Scholarship applications for the following academic year will be
available in February. Applications are due on the last day of the
spring semester. Current registered students are emailed a copy of the
scholarship applications. Incoming students can request applications
by contacting our office at email@example.com or 419-372-8495.
Jerry Dale Conrad Scholarship - BGSU Office of Accessibility
Applicant(s) must be undergraduate or graduate students at BGSU with mental or physical disabilities. Selection will be based on financial need, extent of disability, involvement in extracurricular activities, and involvement in community. Preference will be given first to Otsego High School graduates, second to Wood County High School graduates, then any other high school in Ohio.
Julie and Richard Crossen Scholarship - BGSU Office of
Applicant(s) must be undergraduate or graduate students in good standing at BGSU, be documented as deaf or hard of hearing by Accessibility Services, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, display leadership ability, and be fluent in American Sign Language.
Lois Jean Steel Stiffler Scholarship - BGSU Office of Accessibility Services
Applicant(s) must be Sophomore standing or above, be in good
academic standing with the University (minimum of 2.0 GPA), have a
documented learning disability confirmed by Accessibility Services,
and be successfully progressing towards an academic degree. Special
consideration will be given to a student who is involved in at least
one extracurricular activity on campus.
Ohio Lions Foundation/Helen Keller Scholarship - BGSU Office of Accessibility Services
Applicant(s) must be undergraduate or graduate students at BGSU, have a visual impairment, be an Ohio resident, and be enrolled full time or part time showing substantial progress toward a degree. Selection will be based on financial need and academic ability. The selected recipient agrees that his/her name may be used for scholarship promotional purposes by the Ohio Lions Foundation.