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Scholarships:

American Foundation for the Blind
Christian Record Services Scholarship
Four National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
Frank Walton Horn Memorial Scholarship
Injury Lawyer News Annual Disability Scholarship
Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship
Kuchler-Killian Memorial Scholarship
Lilly Diabetes Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)

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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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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Injury Lawyer News Annual Disability Scholarship
The scholarship award is available to all pre-law and law school students. Students must be accepted to or already attending an accredited US college or university or accepted to or attending a fully accredited US law school. In addition, the scholarship is only available to students with a medically documented disability, which can be either a physical disability or a learning disability.
   
Deadline: December 31, 2015
   
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
   
Additional Information: www.injurylawyer-news.com/scholarship/
   

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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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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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