American Council for the Blind 2011-2012 Academic Year Scholarship
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately twenty scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $2,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate college students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community. Applications are being accepted now; all materials must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on March 1.
To read the scholarship guidelines and complete an on-line application, please visit:
For more information, please contact the ACB National Office at: 202-467-5081 or 800-424-8666.
The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) 2011-2012 Academic Year Scholarship
The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) will award three scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each to one full-time student in each category; entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate. College students who are low vision, maintain a strong GPA and are involved in their school and/or local community are encouraged to apply. Students enrolled in vocational programs are also encouraged to apply.
Applications are now being accepted and all materials must be received by March 1. Scholarship monies will be awarded for the 2011 – 2012 academic year.
To read the scholarship guidelines and complete an on-line application, please visit www.cclvi.org and click on the “About Our Scholarship” link.
Applications will be available to submit on-line until March 1 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. Please plan ahead so that documents mailed will be received by March 1. Please note, no faxed materials will be accepted. Questions may be directed to CCLVI at 800-733-2258.
National Federation of the Blind 2011 Scholarship Program
To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States the opportunity to win one of thirty national scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000.
In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive assistance to attend the 2011 National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention in July, providing an excellent opportunity for high-level networking with active blind persons in many different professions and occupations.
Scholarship applications and documents must be e-mailed or postmarked no later than March 31, 2011.
To read the scholarship guidelines and complete an on-line application, please visit: http://www.nfb.org/nfb/scholarship_program.asp. For more information, contact Chairperson Patti Chang, Esq. at firstname.lastname@example.org.