$2,500
Avg. Amount Awarded
135
Days
April 30 2019
Application Deadline
4
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Other - Proof of legal blindness, acceptance letter
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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Description

One-time award not open to previous recipients. Four scholarships of $2500 each to undergraduate or graduate students who are studying in the field of rehabilitation and/or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired. One of these grants is specifically for a student who meets all requirements and submits evidence of economic need. Must submit proof of legal blindness. For additional information and application requirements, visit web site http://www.afb.org/scholarships.asp.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded
$10,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to applicants that have visual disabilities
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Education, Therapy/Rehabilitation

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Other - Proof of legal blindness, acceptance letter
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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