Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
76
Days
February 14 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Certification of legal blindness from an ophthalmologist, optometrist or physician
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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American Council of the Blind Scholarships

Description

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.

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, a four-year college, 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:

  • Checkmark Other - Certification of legal blindness from an ophthalmologist, optometrist or physician
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
For more info, please visit our site
Contact Nancy Christine

info@acb.org
Tel: 612-332-3242