Disabled Diver Opportunities
Scholarships and certification programs for medically disabled individuals wanting to further their scuba education.
Type: Program, with financial scholarship
Number of Scholarships: 1
The Aquanauts Adaptive Aquatics group holds many dive courses for disabled divers and those wanting to become certified Buddy-Disability-Trained divers. They offer a scholarship based on financial need to participate in any of these courses.
Number of Scholarships: 2
The Dive Pirates Foundation is a non-profit based in Texas that is dedicated to bringing scuba to persons with mobile disabilities. The programs are open to all physically disabled people, however, they have a focus on disabled military, law enforcement, and first responder veterans. They provide 2 scholarships to help fund continued certification.
Anyone medically qualified physically disabled
Many of these opportunities are offered annually! If the deadline has passed, check back to see if you can apply the following year.