Scholarship Detail

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

Program Information

Deadline Month: March
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: $3,000-$12,000
The National Federation of the Blind offers several awards to recognize achievements by blind scholars. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Descriptors: Disabled
Restricted: legally blind
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Letter from a state president or designee of the National Federation of the Blind evidencing that you have discussed your application with him/her. (State officer contact info. is available from National Federation.)

Further Information

Patti Chang
National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Committee
200 East Wells Street
MD , 21 230
(410) 659-9314 x2415