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Scholarships:

American Council of the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
Christian Record Services Scholarship
E.U. Parker Scholarship
Four National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Frank Walton Horn Memorial Scholarship
Frederick A. Downes Scholarship
Howard Braown Rickard Scholarship
Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship
Kuchler-Killian Memorial Scholarship
Lilly Diabetes Scholarship Program
Melva T Owen Memorial Scholarship
Mozelle and Willard Gold Memorial Scholarship
National Federation of the Blind Computer Science
National Federation of the Blind Educator of Tomorrow Award
National Federation of the Blind Humanities Scholarship
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Thirteen National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Two National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

American Council of the Blind
Evidence of legal blindness or visual impairment.
   
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
   
Additional Information: www.acb.org
   
Contact: American Council of the Blind
Scholarship Office
1155 15th St N.W., Suite 720
Washington, D.C. 20005
   

 

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American Foundation for the Blind
Evidence of legal blindness or visual impairment.
   
Amount of Scholarship: Varies
   
Additional Information: www.afb.org
   
Contact: American Foundation for the Blind
Scholarship Committee
11 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
 
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Christian Record Services Scholarship
Applicant must be legally blind. Applicant must be planning to attend college on the undergraduate level to secure training that will enable independence and self-support.
   
Deadline: April 1
   
Amount of Scholarship: $500
   
Additional Information: www.christianrecord.org/
   
Contact: Christian Record Services
4444 South 52nd St.
Lincoln NE 68516
   

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E.U. Parker Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112
 
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Four National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $5,000
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Frank Walton Horn Memorial Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Frederick A. Downes Scholarship
Must be a legally blind, full-time undergraduate student. Must also be a U.S. citizen and 22 years of age or less. Selection is based on academic merit, letters of recommendation, statement of goals, and financial need.
   
Deadline: April 30
   
Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
   
Additional Information: www.actionfund.org
   
Contact: American Foundation for the Blind
Elga Joffee, Director
11 Pen Plaza
Suite 300
New York, NY 10001

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Howard Braown Rickard Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: Up to $24,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $21,000
   
Additonal Information: www.actionfund.org
   
Contact: American Action Fund for the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Kuchler-Killian Memorial Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Lilly Diabetes Scholarship Program
Must have been diagnosed with Type I diabetes. Plan to attend an accredited public or private college or university in the Fall as a full-time undergraduate student. Must be able to show involvement in the diabetes community. Must have contributed to diabetes awareness or overcome obstacles with respect to living with diabetes.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
   
Additional Information: www.lilly.com
   
Contact: Eli Lilly and Company
(888) 885-4559

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Melva T Owen Memorial Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $7,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Mozelle and Willard Gold Memorial Scholarship
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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National Federation of the Blind Computer Science
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need
   
Deadline: Not Available
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112
 
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National Federation of the Blind Educator of Tomorrow Award
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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National Federation of the Blind Humanities Scholarship
Must be studying art, english, foreign languages, history, religion and philosophy. Must be legally blind and pursuing a full time post secondary course of study in the fall semester of 2000. All scholarships based on academic excellence, community service, and financial need
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112
 
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Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Please visit web site for application and more information.
   
Deadline: June 1
   
Amount of Scholarship: Not Available
   
Additional Information: bhpr.hrsa.gov
 

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Thirteen National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Must be legally blind and pursuing a full time post secondary course of study in the fall semester of 2000. All scholarships based on academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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Two National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post- secondary course of study in the fall 2000 semester. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
   
Deadline: March 31
   
Amount of Scholarship: $7,000
   
Additional Information: www.nfb.org
   
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
Peggy Elliot, Chairman, National Federation of Blind Scholarships
805 Fifth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

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