The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) strives to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health
and wellness in people with disabilities and identify effective intervention
strategies that reduce health disparities between people with disabilities and
the general population. AAHD accomplishes its mission through research,
education and advocacy at the national, state and community level.
In 2009, AAHD created the AAHD Scholarship Program, which will support
students with disabilities who are pursuing higher education. Preference will be
given to students who plan to pursue undergraduate/graduate studies in the field
of public health, health promotion, disability studies, to include disability
policy and disability research.
Scholarship Program Criteria
- Applicant must be enrolled full time in
an undergraduate school or part time in a graduate school
- Applicant must
have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability.
- Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the US
Application Requirements »
- Personal statement (maximum 3 pages, double spaced), including brief
personal history, educational/career goals, extra-curricular activities, and
reasons why they should be selected by the AAHD Scholarship Committee.
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official copy of college transcript
Want more information?
Visit the scholarship page on the AAHD website »
Hurry -- Applications are due November 15!
For more information please contact: