Council of Citizens with Low Vision International c/o American Council of the Blind/Fred Scheigert Scholarship

The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) annually awards three scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each to one full-time entering freshman, undergraduate and graduate college student who are low vision, maintain a strong GPA and are involved in their school and local community. The application process annually opens January 1 at 12:01am eastern and the materials must annually be received by March 1 at 11:59pm eastern. Scholarship funds will be awarded for the upcoming academic year. To read the scholarship guidelines and complete an online application, please visit The link directing you to the online application annually goes live January 1 at 12:01am eastern and annually closes March 1 at 11:59 pm eastern. Questions may be directed to CCLVI at 844-460-0253 or


Award Amount $3,000
Number of Awards 3
Application Deadline March 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required 3.5
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Chair
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International c/o American Council of the Blind
Address 1703 North Beauregard Street Suite 420
City, State, Zip Alexandria, VA 22311
Telephone (844) 460-0625
Web Site Web site
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