Getting to fall ill after devouring your favorite snack is horrendous and agonizing. Often digestive disorders result from the intake of wrong food without the knowledge of the avoiding factor in it. Celiac disease is a type of digestive disorder and autoimmune disarray resulting from the presence of gluten in the food. Gluten is present in most common food grains like wheat, barley, and rye in the form of protein. The aftereffect can be critical, resulting in uncomfortable symptoms like fullness or pain in the abdomen.
This is an unavoidable condition as in most conditions, it is inherited, and it can also develop after a particular age after the intake of medicines or food items with gluten content. People suffering from such disorders need to be reassured and brought back with support. Students are supported financially in the form of scholarships to come up from the condition and to look ahead in life and prosper through education. Some of them are general disabilities based on bodily factors, whereas some specifically support the case itself.
1. Frederick J. Krause Scholarship
The American Association on Healthy and Disability (AAHD) manages the scholarship, which is categorized as a non-renewable one. The people backing off due to disabilities in health are identified and taken into concern in order to lower the health differences between normal people and those with health disabilities. It is an effort to add to the national, state, and local attempts for the same. They are carrying it out by studies and research at the national, state, and community stages. Scholarships are provided every year to those students who have taken their major in subjects related to health, disability studies, health promotion, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education, and majors that will have a positive effect on the quality of life of persons with disabilities. The students who are with disability and undergoing their undergraduate/graduate studies in an accredited university can be considered for the scholarship. The applicants need to have the status of a sophomore or greater pursuing an undergraduate degree or enrolled part-time or full-time in a graduate school, continuing a post-graduate degree. The disability should be as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act and should submit the proof. Students who are majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion, or a field related to disability and health and those with commendable history of community service and/or volunteer activities would be given preference over the others. They should also be U.S. citizens or legal residents living in the United States.
Provided by: American Association on Health and Disability
Deadline: March 1, 2022
2. INCIGHT Scholarship
Incight after its establishment has been successful in awarding more than 940 scholarships to students suffering from disabilities for continuing their higher education. The enrollment is done in Community colleges, universities, Vocational schools, and Graduate Programs.
The students who show the stupendous tune-up to their community and surmount personal barriers are awarded scholarships from INCIGHT. Once after their graduation, they act as volunteers to spread the message of INCIGHT afar. The applying candidates have to be presently residing in Washington, Oregon, or California. The scholarship also takes into concern the issue of disability according to the classification defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing bodies. It includes various conditions, including health impairment, development delay, emotional disturbance, multiple disabilities, and much more. The students should be attending higher education in college, university, community college, or vocational school pursuing a degree of any kind (Associates Degree, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, etc.) within these institutions.
Provided by: INCIGHT
Deadline: April 15, 2022
3. Young Investigator Award
The youth investigator award is to shore up Clinician-Scientists in Independent Careers in Celiac Disease Research. The Celiac Disease Foundation provides the one- to three-year grant, which comes up to a total amount of $180,000, which can be made use for the expenses of the personnel as well for research purposes. The main purpose of the Foundation is to cheer the extraordinary, early-career investigators to track independent careers in celiac disease research. The celiac disease research is not properly funded to help the young researchers to come up with the development of better treatments and diagnostic methods, structuring a cure for the same. The award is valid for three years, and an amount of $60,000 is provided every year. The applicants need to possess M.D., D.O., and/or Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Those with M.D. or D.O. degrees should have at least two years of post-doctoral familiarity pertinent to celiac disease, and candidates holding Ph.D. degrees should have in hand a minimum of one year of post-doctoral research significant to celiac disease.
Provided by: Celiac Disease Foundation
Eligibility: M.D., D.O., and/or
Deadline: June 1, 2022
4. The Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Awards
Students living with gastrointestinal (G.I.) diseases and disorders and continuing their goals of higher education are considered for the Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Awards. Ten such extraordinary students are selected for the awards. The mind control to accept and live with G.I. is not an easy way to life. Such students need to be recognized for their willpower and industriousness. The scholarships are categorized into four undergraduate scholar awards for students pursuing undergraduate degrees, four graduate scholar awards for students pursuing graduate degrees, a working parent’s scholar award for students who are parents pursuing undergraduate, vocational/technical, or graduate degrees, and a single parent’s scholar award for students who are single parents pursuing undergraduate, vocational/technical, or graduate degrees.
Provided by: Salix pharmaceuticals
Deadline: May 15, 2022
5. Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
People with disabilities have been recognized by the scholarship program developed by Wells Fargo. It is to enable them to move ahead with their education or training required attaining success in the career path of their choice of interest. The program is managed by Scholarship America. The recipients are selected regardless of creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin. The individual is identified with the disability, which should be considered as a long-term or frequent concern that affects one or more key life activities. Academically, the student should maintain a grade point average of 3.0, be a high school senior or graduate who is planning to register to a full-time or half-time under graduation at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. Students can be freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, and be a citizen of the U.S.
Provided by: University of Washington/ Wells Fargo
6. Research Grant Awards
The Celiac Disease Foundation is intended at motivating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease. It is for motivating the young scientists to work towards a cure for celiac disease together with other autoimmune and digestive diseases. With sufficient funds and advancement, the paramount and the most brilliant researchers and scientists can settle down for the cause. The investigator-initiated research is accelerated together with the fundamental, conversational, and clinical research so that the answer for the cure can gravitate to a new world free of celiac disease. The most recent winner had led the project on the Development of Novel Dietary Treatment for Celiac Disease.
Provided by: Celiac Disease Foundation/ University of California, Davis
Eligibility: Researchers and scientists
7. Camp Weekaneatit Scholarships
The scholarship covered by the Camp Weekaneatit is intended for students who are considered under a specific medical condition, with a considerable requirement of financial need, and complies with the other eligibility criteria put forward by the funding agency. They are ready to provide limited and complete scholarships as well as financial backing to the campers who are in necessity.
Provided by: Camp Weekaneatit
Deadline: April 1, 2022
8. Lawrence Madeiros Memorial Scholarship
The Lawrence Madeiros Memorial Scholarship covers the students, who are suffering from various diseases like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Asperger Syndrome, Bleeding/Clotting Disorders, Blood Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Cerebral Palsy, Childhood Diseases, Crohn’s Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, Dyslexia, Hemophilia, Legg Perthes Disease, Lupus, and Lyme disease. The student needs to be enrolled to or presently registered to a 2- or 4-year college/university/technical/trade school. They can also be a graduate from high school or college or university or technical or trade school graduate. High school seniors who are living with a persistent disorder and continuing their education at a college or university are also considered for the scholarship. They should have a medical condition that comes under the program and be a U.S. citizen or legal or permanent residents.
Provided by: Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship Fund
9. The Eric M. Suhl Endowed Scholarship
As part of the works carried out by the Eric M. Suhl Foundation, an endowed scholarship is introduced in the name of Eric at the University of Texas. It is a memorial scholarship to honor Eric Matthew Suhl, who left the world in 2016 in his 28th year. Eric had been suffering from colitis for years, so the Foundation wanted o help others who had been suffering from similar diseased conditions. The students suffering from colitis, Crohn’s, IBS, or any chronic medical issue and enrolled at the University of Texas (Austin) may be eligible. The student needs to be admitted to or presently attending a college/university/technical/trade school with a duration of 2- or 4-year. The scholarship is given as a gift to the U.T., and it exists as an infinite donation to help students with conditions to cover the amount of the tuition.
Provided by: Eric M. Suhl Foundation
Deadline: Yet to be decided
10. Kyle R. Noble Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is furthered to reach up to the educational goals of those people depending on HPN or HEN for their principal dietary requirements. The Kyle R. Noble Memorial Scholarship, together with the Oley Foundation, works to push forward for the purpose. The award recipient is looked into for the qualities which were seen in Kyle, including; insistence, fortitude, a love of life, and a sense of inquisitiveness. The scholarship amount is disbursed in two halves. The initial funding happens after the submission of a letter of acceptance or of intent from the undergraduate, graduate, or certificate program of attendance, and the second one after the transcripts regarding the current semester of study is submitted. The amount will be provided in a way payable to the student.
Provided by: Oley Foundation
Eligibility: Undergraduate/ graduate
Deadline: March 18, 2022