Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
Wells Fargo has developed this scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain their education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. Only the first 700 applications submitted will be considered for scholarship evaluation.

Website: Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
Application: Create an Account & Apply

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2022-2023 academic year

Required Documents:

  1. A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
  2. Statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  3. Essay question: “What life experiences have shaped who you are today?”
  4. An online recommendation
  5. Copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 used for the Financial Information Page

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes; full-time student awards may be renewed for up to three (3) additional years and half-time student awards may be renewed for up to seven (7) years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
Questions? Please email pwdscholarship@scholarshipamerica.org

Award
$2,500
Deadline
02/18/2022