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AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

Offered by American Association on Health and Disability

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Apr 12, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

March 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a student with a disability pursuing a degree related to health and disability? You might consider applying for the AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability! This scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students with a disability who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (undergraduate freshmen not eligible). Eligible majors may include public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education, and others that will impact the quality of life of persons with disabilities. The scholarship is funded by the American Association on Health & Disability, an organization dedicated to ensuring health equity and inclusion for persons with disabilities through policy, research, and dissemination. Each year, multiple lucky students are awarded the scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

If you’re passionate about disability and health and are looking for some help to fund your degree, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must verify their disability status by providing documentation of their disability from a specialist (physician, educator, et. al) and agree to allow AAHD to use his/her name, photo and/or story in future scholarship materials, in addition to meeting the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement

Academic Interest


Other Category


Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

2-page essay

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability winner will be announced: June 1, 2022.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Association on Health and Disability at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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