One-time award not open to previous recipients. Four scholarships of $2500 each to undergraduate or graduate students who are studying in the field of rehabilitation and/or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired. One of these grants is specifically for a student who meets all requirements and submits evidence of economic need. Must submit proof of legal blindness. For additional information and application requirements, visit web site http://www.afb.org/scholarships.asp.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,500
Number of Awards
4
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
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Education, Therapy/Rehabilitation
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Information Center and Library Coordinator
American Foundation for the Blind
Address
Not reported
City, State, Zip
Not reported, ,
Telephone
(212) 502-7661
E-mail
dbodrogi@afb.net
Website
Website

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