Scholarships

The Spina Bifida Coalition is pleased to support the following activities with financial scholarships for people living with spina bifida within our service area:

Camp/Recreation to pay for program registration fees or special equipment $300/year
Direct Aid pays for rent/mortgage, utilities, medical supplies, health co-pays, and replacement of lost or broken phone $300/year
Automobile Modifications/ Adapted Driving assistance for purchase/install of hand controls, driving screening, or adapted driving lessons $500 maximum – one time gift
Post-Secondary Education supports attendance at university, community college, and certificate programs $2,000 lifetime maximum for each person with SB

To request one of the scholarship types above please click here.

Select the appropriate scholarship from within the form, complete and submit. Be sure to text or email the invoice/statement to 513-923-1378 or info@sb-coalition.org.  We must receive this documentation to process your application. 

If you do not have access to a computer, please download the form and fill it out completely.  Be sure to include the invoice/statement for the scholarship application and mail to:

The Spina Bifida Coalition Inc.
P.O. Box 9852
Cincinnati, OH 45209

You must live within the SBC service area to qualify for any scholarship. The Automobile Modifications/Adapted Driving and Post-secondary Education scholarships may be applied for in addition to the other scholarships.  Allow 5-7 business days for the scholarship to be processed.  You will be notified once it has been processed and payment submitted.

SBC Service Area

The Spina Bifida Coalition serves Adams, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Erie, Gallia, Geauga, Hamilton, Harrison, Highland, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lawrence, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Meigs, Monroe, Noble, Pike, Portage, Richland, Scioto, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Warren, Wayne, and Washington counties in Ohio, Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland counties in southeastern Indiana, Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties in northern Kentucky, and the entire state of West Virginia.

Community recreation programs serving individuals with spina bifida may also apply for financial support for activities. See the Organization Contribution Guidelines and Application for more information.