Scholarship by American Foundation for the Blind – AFB Scholarship

The American Foundation for the Blind is now offering a number of AFB Scholarship for students who are legally blind. Most of the scholarships required the candidates to pursue graduate and undergraduate level in varied fields. To apply, the application packet can be submitted no later than 1 April 2019.

Scholarship Description
It is in your best interest to review the entire form before submitting your application. Please read the descriptions carefully, since most of AFB’s scholarships are designated for specific fields of study. You will only be considered for the scholarships that you select on the application. The detail description of each scholarship as follow:

  • The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship: Four scholarships of $2,500 each to undergraduates or graduates who are studying full-time in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind and/or visually impaired.
  • The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship: Two scholarships of $2,000 each to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the field of engineering or in computer, physical, or life sciences.
  • The R.L. Gillette, Gladys C. Anderson, and Karen D. Carsel Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship of $3,500 given to a female undergraduate student studying music. In addition to the general requirements, applicants must submit with their supporting documents a music performance in a digital audio format such as MP3, WAV, or OGG. Performances can be submitted with an applicant’s physical documents on physical media such as an SD card, USB Flash drive, or audio CD or submitted directly in a digital format to the email address info@afb.net.
  • The Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship of $1,000 to an undergraduate or graduate student in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired.

Eligibility and Criteria
All scholarships are open to students who are legally blind.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S students are welcome to apply this AFB Scholarship.

Application Instruction
The online can be made online. Please visit the link below to apply.

Submission Deadline
1 April 2019.

Website and Application Link