American Foundation for the Blind/Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

Awards one scholarship of $2500 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who presents evidence of economic need. To be eligible the applicant must reside in the U.S., but need not be a citizen of the U.S. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the New York City metropolitan area and new immigrants to the U.S. Must submit proof of legal blindness. For additional information and application requirements, visit http://www.afb.org/scholarships.asp.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,500
Number of Awards
1
Application Deadline
April 30
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate 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 required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Information Center and Library Coordinator
American Foundation for the Blind
Address
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
City, State, Zip
New York, NY , 10001
Telephone
(212) 502-7661
E-mail
dbodrogi@afb.net
Website
Website

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