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9 College Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities

Updated: Nov 07, 2016 4:39 PM ET

More than 6 million young Americans—about 13% of students—have been diagnosed with some sort of learning challenge that makes school more of a struggle for them. Yet many of these students can succeed in college. And luckily, there are a growing number of scholarships to encourage them. Here are some, and a resource for finding more:

Ranked by size of the awards:

Learning disabilities: National Center for Learning Disabilities. Up to $10,000 ($2,500 a year). Deadline Nov. 13, 2016.

Learning disabilities: Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Awards. Up to $6,000. Expected deadline: March, 2017.

Dyslexia or language learning disability: P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship. Up to $4,000 ($1,000 a year for four years) for a student who has financial need and is pursuing visual arts. Expected deadline March, 2017

Learning disability other than ADD or ADHD: Rise Scholarship. Must have a GPA of at least 2.5. $2,500. Deadline Jan. 31, 2017.

ADHD: Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship. $2,000. Expected deadline March 2017.

Learning disabilities: Morelli Scholarship. Up to $1,000. Expected deadline March 2017.

Learning disabilities: Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities. $1,000. Deadline Dec. 31, 2016.

Autism: Feldman Royle Law Firm. $1,000. Deadline Nov. 7, 2016.

Dyslexia: Judd S. Nemiro law firm scholarship. $1,000. Deadline Nov. 4, 2016.

Related: MONEY and Get Schooled's list of scholarships, including those aimed at students who have overcome adversity.

This post was updated at 5:10 p.m. 11/7/16 to correct the deadline and link for the Smart Kinds With Learning Disabilities scholarship.

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