2018-2019 AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

Apply by November 15, 2018

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Applications are now closed.

The American Association on Health and Disability’s Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is currently accepting applications. The scholarship honors Frederick J. Krause, a lifelong advocate for people with disabilities who passed away in 2014. Beginning with his role as a special education teacher, Mr. Krause’s distinguished career in advocacy included service in the federal government and the cofounding of the American Association on Health and Disability. The program honors Mr. Krause by awarding scholarships to students with disabilities who are pursuing an education on disability-related topics. 

Funds for the scholarship are limited to under $1,000.


The application deadline for this scholarship has passed. 

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for the scholarship, you must certify you are:

  • A U.S. citizen or legal resident living in the United States.
  • Enrolled in an accredited university in the United States as either a full time undergraduate student who has completed 1 year of study or as a full or part time graduate student. High school students entering college in the fall of 2018 will not be considered.
  • Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree.
  • Have a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Preference will be given to students

  • Pursuing a degree related to health and disability. Such topics could include public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education, and any degree that will impact the quality of life of persons with disabilities.
  • With a background in community service or volunteering

Visit AAHD's scholarship webpage for more information about applying. 

Email your completed scholarship form by November 15, 2018, to scholarship@aahd.us.


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