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The National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

$3,000–$12,000
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Who Can Apply

Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes, residing in and pursuing a full-time course of study in an accredited degree program in the United States or Puerto Rico. Online/print application form, personal essay, two letters of recommendation, proof of legal blindness, all post-secondary transcripts, and one interview with NFB state president required; financial need not required. One scholarship may be given to a student who is working full-time and attending part-time. Recipient must participate in the NFB Annual Convention (financial assistance for convention is in addition to the scholarship). The NFB Scholarship Program FAQ page contains tips for all applicants.

Availability

Scholarship
30
450

Contact

NFB Scholarship Program

Scholarship Committee Chairperson

(410) 659-9314 ext. 2415

scholarships@nfb.org

Sponsor

National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

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