Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $12,000
⏳ 03/31

Scholarship Description

The American Action Fund for Blind Children & Adults $12,000 award to honor the top blind college student residing in and attending an accredited institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Winner receives financial assistance to attend NFB convention to receive scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Visual
  • Learning Disabled
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Test scores required
  • Interview required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Proof of legal blindness. For HS senior applicants: report(s) on college entrance examinations should be submitted.

How To Apply

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Donor: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

Established 1940, having 700-some chapters nationwide and over 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind of the United States improves blind peoples’ lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs to encourage independence.