Scholarships

Disability Resources and Services (DRS) offers a number of scholarships. Please read the eligibility criteria and application information for each scholarship below.

To apply for a DRS scholarship, download the application, type in your responses, print any required attachments, and submit a signed, printed copy of the application to the DRS office prior to the application deadline.

Additional financial resources are available through state vocational rehabilitation agencies and Student Financial Services at Temple University.

Applications available

Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

  • Eligibility criteria: All Temple students with a disability
  • Maximum award: $1,000 per semester
  • Award can be used for: tuition and related expenses, tutoring, assistive technology, internships, other disability-related expenses
  • Application deadline: 3rd Wednesday of the month (September – November, January – April)

Joshua A. Winheld/Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Students with a physical disability that significantly impacts mobility
  • Award can be used for: tuition and related expenses, tutoring, assistive technology, internships, other disability-related expenses
  • Application deadline: 3rd Wednesday of the month (September – November, January – April)

Erling and Julia Indahl Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Students with a visual disability
  • Award can be used for: tuition and related expenses, tutoring, assistive technology, internships, other disability-related expenses
  • Application deadline: 3rd Wednesday of the month (September – November, January – April)

Silver and Silver Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts who are registered with DRS and have financial need
  • Must have 12 or more credits remaining and be in good academic standing
  • Award is up to $1,000 toward the next semester's tuition
  • Must be nominated by a faculty member. Nominations are collected in February and a recipient is selected by April.
  • See the College of Liberal Arts website for more information

Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies provide a wide variety of services to assist people with disabilities secure gainful employment. Many students who experience significant disability-related financial need find relief from their state vocational rehabilitation agency. To locate the agency that serves your home state, please consult the vocational rehabilitation website.

Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services offers advice and guidance on a variety of scholarships, grants and loans.