College Scholarships for NF students?

I have read a few posts referencing scholarships for college students with NF. What's this all about? Where can I go to find information on his?

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These are the ones that the Children's Tumor Foundation website provide.

Anne Ford Scholarship
The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded by the National Center for Learning Disabilities to a high school senior with a learning disability who can act as a role model for others who are faced with learning disabilities and who has the potential of contributing to society in a way that increases opportunities for all people with learning disabilities. The application deadline is December 31. For more information, write to Anne Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or call 1-212-545-7510.

The Yes I Can! Foundation for Exceptional Children
The Yes I Can! Foundation for Exceptional Children offers the Stanley E. Jackson Scholarships and Sara Conlon Memorial Scholarship. Each scholarship is $500 for first year college students with a disability. US citizenship is required. The application deadline is February 1. For more information, write to Foundation for Exceptional Children, 1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704 or send email to

Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program
This program awards scholarships to students with disabilities (including learning disabilities) who have a career interest in finance, business or computer science, a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and who reside in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Washington. For more information, write to Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program, PO Box 1465, Taylors SC 29687 or call 1-864-268-3363.

Ralph G. Norman Scholarship
The Ralph G. Norman Scholarship is offered by the Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas. The deadline is in early July. For more information, write to Ralph G. Norman Scholarship, LDAA, 7509 Cantrell Road #103 C, Little Rock, AR 72207.

Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa
The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa awards three $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors with learning disabilities. The deadline is in mid-March.

P. Buckley Moss Society Harbison Scholarship
The Anne and Matt Harbison Scholarship is awarded by the P. Buckley Moss Society to high school seniors with language-related learning disabilities for college education. For more information, write to P. Buckley Moss Society, 601 Shenandoah Village Drive, Suite 1C, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or call 1-540-943-5678.

National Society of the DAR/Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship
This award is for $1,000 (renewable for 4 years) for a high school senior who has been accepted to the Ben Caudle Learning Center, University of the Ozarks. For more information, write to NSDAR Administration Building, 1776 D. Street N.W., Washington, DC 20006-5392.

Recording for the Blind/Learning through Listening
This program provides three scholarships of $3,000 each for high school seniors who are learning disabled. The award is based on academic achievement, leadership, enterprise, and service to others. Financial need is not a factor. For more information, call 1-609-452-0606 or write to Recording for the Blind/Learning through Listening, Attn: Lorraine Grestry, 20 Rozelle Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.

George Bartol Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for a child, ages 18-23, who has a parent with a brain tumor or who has lost a parent to a brain tumor and attends a 2 or 4 year college, full time. Email: Phone: 407-382-5982.

Tim And Tom Gullikson Foundation Scholarship Program
Scholarships are given to brain tumor patients/survivors and/or children of brain tumor patients/survivors. Phone: 888-GULLIKSON.

Super Sibs
Offers college scholarships for brothers and sisters of children with cancer. Phone: (866) 444-742.

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Also your local Masonic lodge gives out scholarships. Look them up and ask.
They support education.

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