Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
264
Days
February 14 2023
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Certification of legal blindness; Proof of acceptance from a post-secondary school
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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James R. Olsen Memorial Scholarship

Description

The James R. Olsen Memorial Scholarship is for an undergraduate studying business, computer science, or information technology and involved in community service. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants need to be legally blind. Submission of a certification of legal blindness from an ophthalmologist, optometrist or physician; two letters of recommendation from a current or recent instructor, career counselor or employer; and a proof of acceptance from a post-secondary school are required. Entering and transferring students must submit a notice or letter from the admissions office certifying acceptance or consideration for admission.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted to applicants that have visual disabilities
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Business/Consumer Services, Computer Science/Data Processing

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Certification of legal blindness; Proof of acceptance from a post-secondary school
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Contact Sylvia Stinson-Perez
Chief Programs Officer
communications@afb.org
Tel: 212-502-7600 Address 1401 South Clark Street
Suite 730
Arlington, VA 22202