DSPS Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Must be a student with a documented disability (physical, communicative, learning or psychological).
  • Must submit disability verification to the Disabled Student Resources Center if not already on file.
  • Must be in good academic standing, with
    1. a Minimum of 12 units successfully completed,
    2. a Maximum of 100 units completed, and
    3. a minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or better, at Chabot.

Applicants that do not meet these qualifications are not considered for scholarships.

In order for your application to be accepted you must:

  • Submit a completed scholarship application packet via the online submission page linked below
  • The application must be completely and accurately filled out with all sections answered

Note: Academic standing is a strong consideration in selecting scholarship recipients, as well as thoroughness, thoughtfulness, and effort put into writing your letter.

2021 Scholarship Applications are Closed

Scholarship Applications were due by 7:00pm on May 5th - please look for DSPS scholarships again next year, and attend the Special Programs End of Year celebration to find out who the winners are!

Graduation Celebration via streaming video:
Friday, May 14 @ 6:00pm: https://youtu.be/YBQ1bxSxLfc

 

Scholarship Selection and Award Process

  • All scholarships will be selected by the DSPS Scholarship Committee.
  • Scholarships winners will be announced at the Special Programs End of Year Celebration taking place on Wednesday, May 14, 2021, via Zoom. The Zoom link will be available soon.
  • Depending on the applications received, the following scholarships are planned to be awarded. If no qualified candidates for a particular scholarship are received, the funds for that scholarship will be carried over for next year.
  • The award amounts can vary by year, depending on funding available and number of scholarship awarded. Generally, they range from $150 to $500.

Scholarship List

Bellini Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to students with disabilities who have displayed outstanding growth, scholarship and service to the College and Community. See listing for Bellini Foundation Scholarship below for a full description.

Hayward Lions Club Scholarship

Awarded to a visually impaired student.

Jonathan Grandison Scholarship

Awarded to a student who is an Ambassador of Good Will providing service to Disabled Student Programs and Services, Chabot College or the community.

John Brunn Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student who will be going into the teaching profession; or with an interest in math, science or humanities.

Anita Ramos Memorial Scholarship

Presented by the Able Disabled Club.

Awarded to a student who is majoring in a career where they will be serving disadvantaged populations or doing community volunteer work in this area.

Jane Berg Memorial Scholarship

Presented by the Able Disabled Club.

Awarded to a student majoring in Computer Application Systems, Computer Science or other Technical Fields.

William “Butch” Henry Memorial Scholarship

Presented by the Able/Disabled Club.

Awarded to a student who handles obstacles in stride or majoring in Kinesiology, Health or Athletics.

Bellini Foundation Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The Bellini Foundation Scholarships are awarded in memory of Mr. Joseph Bellini of San Leandro.

The Bellini Foundation was organized in 1977 by Mr. Bellini to benefit selected groups, organizations or institutions in their pursuit of community services. Mr. Bellini was an active community member who served as Mayor of San Leandro, was a former City Council member, and was also a real estate developer and a private businessman.

The Bellini Foundation Scholarships are academic awards, to be awarded to Chabot College students with disabilities who have displayed outstanding growth, scholarship and service to the College and Community.

Eligibility

  1. Must be a student with a disability.
  2. Must be in good academic standing.
  3. Must have provided service to the College and Community.
  4. Must submit a completed award application, including a one-page goal statement describing career and educational plans.
  5. Must submit verification of disability to the Disabled Student Resources Center if one is not already on file.
  6. Personal achievement letter is required.