Educational Scholarships

TEENS-COLLEGE2CHASA is proud to offer college and vocational school scholarships for students with a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to any cause, or a diagnosis of pediatric stroke. CHASA has awarded scholarships annually since 2000. Read more about the Megan Chesney Scholarship Fund.

Deadline for application is August 31st. Scholarship recipients will be notified by email and phone by November 15th and checks will be mailed directly to schools in late November. Please read the scholarship guidelines listed in the application to determine your eligibility. The onset of your diagnosis must have been before age 18 years. Applicants who are not chosen to receive a scholarship will not be notified due to problems with spam filters.

CHASA 2016 Scholarship Application

Please note that some scholarship websites have erroneous information printed regarding CHASA scholarship amounts, total number of scholarship given, and application deadlines. We have asked that they correct the information, but have received no response. Official information regarding CHASA scholarships resides only on the website. We will only be able to accept applications with the April 2013 Revision title.

Donate to the Megan Chesney Scholarship Fund

The link above will take you to Crowdrise, our fundraising platform, where you can make a donation. If you would like to make a donation using PayPal or by private check, click here and please include a note directing us to place funds in the Megan Chesney Scholarship Fund. CHASA is a 501 (c)(3) Public Charity based in the United States and your donation is tax deductible as allowed by U. S. law.

2014 CHASA Scholarship Recipients

Simone – pursuing a certificate of artistry visual arts program

Austin – majoring in biology

Julia – majoring in business

Luke – majoring in mechanical engineering technology

Joshua – majoring in romance languages and linguistics

Travis – majoring in marketing

David – majoring in communications

Taylor – majoring in interdiciplinary studies

Caitlyn – majoring in psychology and child development

Kasey – majoring in creative writing and history

Sarah – majoring in political science

Eva – majoring in elementary education

Alyssa – majoring in biomedical engineering

Megan – majoring in therapeutic recreation

2013 CHASA Scholarship Recipients

Julie  – majoring in business

Stewert – majoring in wildland fire/fuels management

Jessie – majoring in criminology

Sara – studying at a culinary institute

Travis – majoring in business

Leslie – majoring in English and Spanish, with plans to become a bilingual speech-language pathologist or translator

Caitlyn – majoring in psychology and child development

Sarah – plans to become civil rights attorney

Joshua – majoring in linguistics

Matt – majoring in computer science

Austin – majoring in biology

Elizabeth – majoring in zoology and minor in anthropology

Amber – majoring in social work

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Scholarship

Foundation for Science and Disability Science Graduate Student Grant Fund