Services for Students with Disabilities

Scholarship Offered to TBI Student in STEM

The SSD office is pleased to announce a new scholarship. The Kathryn Hutchison Heston '14 & Joseph Heston Scholarship will award $1,000 to a STEM student who has a traumatic brain injury (TBI). If you are a UM student registered with SSD and fit this criteria, please contact our office at (734) 763-3000 to apply. 


Undergraduate Diversity Scholars Network | National Center for Institutional Diversity

The Undergraduate Diversity Scholars Network is a nexus of undergraduate scholars dedicated to the advancement of diversity agendas through scholarship. Up to thirty outstanding University of Michigan students will be recognized for their contributions to both the academy and community. The network aims to unite young scholars, connect them with prominent local and national scholars, and expose them to a variety of research tools and resources in order to encourage and build capacity for the advancement of innovative diversity related research.


Burt Black Memorial Scholarship

Managed through the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF), this scholarship provides two $2500 awards each year to University of Michigan students with learning disabilities (not ADHD) or physical disabilities who embody the qualities of optimism, determination, courage, and a zest for life. 

Burt Black

NEW Scholarship Opportunities

Our office has recently received scholarship funding from various campus and private donors. Central Student Government has created an emergency medical equipment fund, and the Nabi Family Scholarship Fund will give $4,000 to two with learning disabilities. For more information on these and other awards, check out our website: http://ssd.umich.edu/scholarships-and-awards

U-M bus driving past the Life Initiative building


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