American Foundation for the Blind/R.L. Gillette Scholarship

Two scholarships of $1000 each to women who are enrolled in a four-year undergraduate degree program in literature or music. In addition to the general requirements, applicants must submit a performance tape not to exceed 30 minutes, or a creative writing sample. Must submit proof of legal blindness. For additional information and application requirements, refer to web site http://www.afb.org/scholarships.asp.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000
Number of Awards
2
Application Deadline
April 30
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
Female
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Literature/English/Writing, Music
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
afbinfo@afb.net
Website
Website

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