Services for Students with Disabilities

U-M Ross Business School | Friedland Family Scholarship

The Ross Financial Aid Office is proud to offer the Friedland Family Goldman Gives Scholarship to a Ross Full Time BBA Sophomores, Juniors, or Senior student that is registered with Services for Students with Disabilities, with either Dyslexia or another Language Learning Disability. This scholarship will be awarded to one person for 2018-2019 in the amount of $5,000. With possibility for renewal.


Open Society Foundations | Disability Rights Scholarship Program

Application Deadline:  December 3, 2018

The Disability Rights Scholarship Program provides yearlong awards for master’s degree study to disability rights advocates, lawyers, and educators to develop new legislation, jurisprudence, policy, research, and scholarship to harness the innovations and opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).


Student Advisory Board | Adam Miller Faculty and Staff Appreciation Award

This award in memory of Adam Miller, an Alum of the University, recognizes a faculty and/or staff member who makes, or has made, an outstanding contribution to the life of a student(s) with a disability at the University of Michigan.

Any student with a disability can nominate a faculty and/or staff member* for recognition.

*If a student would like to nominate an SSD staff member, it is encouraged to recognize that staff member through the James T. Neubacher Award or Certificate of Appreciation through the Council for Disability Concerns.

This award will be presented at the James T. Neubacher Award Ceremony on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The event begins at 9:30am in the Rackham Assembly Hall.

Deadline: Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 8 AM



Studying Abroad? Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Scholarship

The Dr. Natalia Gómez passport scholarship was established to empower persons with disabilities to go abroad and offset the cost of essential items. Individuals who have been accepted to volunteer, intern, do a gap year, or participate in a study abroad program are encouraged to consider applying. Dr. Gómez, a former faculty member at Grand Valley State University in Michigan motivated, inspired, and encouraged AWD founder, Juanita Lillie, to pursue her passions and follow her dreams which lead to the creation of Abroad With Disabilities in 2014. Dr. Gómez’s unwavering support, dedication, and guidance since inception are why she is the scholarship namesake.


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