National Federation of the Blind (NFB)/Charles and Melva T. Owen Memorial Scholarship for $5,000

Merit-based scholarship requires academic excellence and leadership, permanent residency in United States/Puerto Rico, and accredited institution's degree program (in U.S./PR) directed toward financial independence (excludes degrees in religious studies or solely for cultural education). Winner assisted to attend NFB annual convention to receive this award. Membership not required.

Award Information

Award Amount
$5,000
Number of Awards
2
Application Deadline
March 31
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
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

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Chairperson, NFB Scholarship Committee
National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
Address
200 East Wells Street
City, State, Zip
Baltimore, MD , 21230
Telephone
(410) 659-9314
E-mail
scholarships@nfb.org
Website
Website

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