The Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) is pleased to share this list of scholarships that may be of interest to you. This list is not intended to be comprehensive. We ask you to please check back periodically for new additions or updates. Some of the scholarships listed below are maintained by the DPRC or SF State. Other scholarships are maintained by third-party sponsors, and are categorized as “External Scholarships.”

Please contact the DPRC Scholarship Coordinator, Maisoon Alghethy at or (415) 338-7878 if you have any questions about any of the SF State-maintained scholarships. If you also know of a scholarship for students with disabilities that you would like to see added to our list, please contact us.

SF State Scholarships

Note: Additional SF State scholarships resources can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid’s website.

*External Scholarships:

Baer Reintegration Scholarship: This scholarship is for students that are diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. For more information and application, visit Baer Reintegration Scholarship.

2024 AER Scholarship: Applications will be open for the upcoming 2024 AER Scholarship in the Spring of 2024. This scholarship is for graduate-level students studying for a career in the field of Teacher of the Visually Impaired or Orientation & Mobility.  For application, visit AER Scholarship.

CAPED Scholarships: Open to California college and university students. Applications will be accepted May 1st through August 31st. For eligibility requirements and to apply online, visit

Zipr Mobility Scholarship: Open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students, with or without a disability. Applications due by August 31. Visit for more information


External Scholarship Resources for Students with Disabilities