National Federation of the Blind Scholarship for $3,000

🏆 Available: 20
💰 $3,000
⏳ 03/31

Scholarship Description

$3000 scholarship for legally blind, permanent residents of the U.S. or Puerto Rico, pursuing a postsecondary degree at an accredited institution in U.S. or PR. Selection is merit-based on academic excellence and leadership. With NFB assistance, winner attends NFB annual convention to receive award. Membership in NFB is not required.

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

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 in both eyes

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.