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Handicapped Student Grant

The Handicapped Student Grant is a Grant sponsored by Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Minimum: $250, Average: $1591, Maximum: $1800
Requirements: Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident with a severe or profound hearing or visual impairment and must attend a Wisconsin school or an eligible out-of-state school. Selection is based upon financial need. Applicant must submit FAFSA and grant application.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
P.O. Box 7885
Madison, WI 53707
Email Address:
Phone Number: 608 267 2206
Fax Number: 608 267 2808

You can find out more by contacting:

Sandra Thomas
Program Coordinator

Email Address:
Phone Number: 608 266 0888

It is important to carefully examine any material provided for the grant. Your best chance of success comes from initially researching the prerequisites and then determining if you qualify. At the outset seek to understand the potential motivations of the Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board and what they hope to achieve with the Handicapped Student Grant. If you meet the requirements, figure out if you have a reasonable chance of being awarded the grant. If you think that you have the possibility that you can be awarded the Handicapped Student Grant, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

A crucial part in the process of trying for the grant is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be lengthy and laborious, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out properly and completely. Pay careful attention so that you won't get passed over because of some minor point.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Handicapped Student Grant chooses a winner and makes payment of the resources in order to stay informed about if you will be able to count on the grant to assist with any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, since there might be constraints on what bills you can pay with the Handicapped Student Grant. Increasingly, it is tough to manage the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the Handicapped Student Grant to help with your financial aid is often invaluable. If you are not fortunate to receive the Handicapped Student Grant, don't give up, search for additional grants for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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