Services for Students with Disabilities

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Scholarship Program

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is committed to enabling students living with spinal cord injury (SCI) to receive affordable, quality educational opportunities and to eliminate barriers for academic success. Eligible University of Michigan students (Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses) can apply for the Neilsen Scholarship Program for grants that may support students' various finances, including tuition and many other fees. 

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.

All nominations must be typewritten or submitted in the form of an audiotape (not to exceed 800 words). Please include specific examples of the nominee’s contributions.

This award will be presented at the first-ever SSD End-of-the-Year Celebration Ceremony on Friday, April 17, 2020, which will be hosted in the Michigan Union .

Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 5:00pm

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.

Springboard Foundation Scholarships

The Springboard Foundation's invitation to undergraduate college students with disabilities to apply for 18 scholarships is now closed.

The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage and increase the attendance of full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities, completed 24 hours of college credit and an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and provide increased opportunities for gainful employment. Please select APPLY on our website to start the online application process. For more information, please visit