Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
81
Days
February 14 2021
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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American Council of the Blind Scholarships

Description

The American Council of the BlindÔÇÖs (ACB) Scholarship Program was established in 1982. The American Council of the Blind (ACB) and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) have now partnered together to offer educational scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 for those attending a technical college or as an entering freshman, undergraduate or a graduate student. This program awards students with scholarships to help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants need to be legally blind. For more info, see program webpage. (https://www.acb.org/scholarships#:~:text=The%20American%20Council%20of%20the%20Blind%20(ACB)%20and%20the%20American,undergraduate%20or%20a%20graduate%20student.)

Amount Details

$2,000
Low Amount Awarded
$7,500
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to applicants that have visual disabilities
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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Contact Nancy Feela

nfeela@acb.org
Tel: 800-866-3242