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DRS Scholarships

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)

Alice Raefsky Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Temple students with a disability who have demonstrated leadership, persistence, and achievement in their academics or community service activities
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2015

Matthew Hollander Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Students with a mental health disability
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2015

Bertha Pasternak Feldman Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Graduates of the Widener School or the Philadelphia School District
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2015

Cynthia Wirth Scholarship

  • Eligibility criteria: Students with an autism spectrum disorder
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2015

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.