Scholarship For Blind
The Jewish Guild for Blind is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency that works for visually impaired, blind and multidisabled people. The Guild is involved in many activities to support the visually impaired through various means. It also supports the blind students financially. Eligibility: Proof of U.S Citizen required in the form of passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers, or proof of legal residency Proof of legal blindness (confirming statement from state rehabilitation agency, an ophthalmologist or an optometrist) Applicant must be a student of accredited college or recognized by the Council of Higher Education The application and other necessary details are given in the website: http://www.jgb.org/guildscholar.asp?GS=TRue. The application needs to be sent online which is available in this link: http://www.jgb.org/candidate_add.asp. Along with the application you need to attach the following documents: Copies of school transcript Scores of SAT and/or ACT results Three recommendation letters (two letters must refer to the candidate’s academic skills, each letter should have the name, address and telephone number of the recommender) Two personal statements of not more than 500 words For additional information, please contact: Gordon Rovins: 212-769-7801 or e-mail-guildscholar@jgb.org 12 to 16 applicants will be awarded the scholarship of $ 15,000 each. The application must reach [...]

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Who says disability overshadows your caliber and hampers your potential? On the contrary you are blessed with other strong senses which compensate your disability. This is what the National Federation Of Blind has to convey all those who are blind and feel helpless. More than 50, 000 members contribute through various means to support the blind people. With huge number of members in the organization, it is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in USA. It offers a number of scholarships to help blind students to pursue their education. Following are the scholarships which the students can take benefit of. Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship-One scholarship of $12,000 Charles and Melva T. Owen Memorial Scholarship- One scholarship of $10,000 National Federation of the Blind Scholarships- One scholarship of $7,000 National Federation of the Blind Scholarships-Two Scholarships Of $5,000 each Hank LeBonne Scholarship- 4 Scholarships Of $5,000 each Hermione Grant Calhoun Scholarship-22 Scholarships Of $3,000 each Kuchler-Killian Memorial Scholarship-22 Scholarships Of $3,000 each Charles and Melva T. Owen Memorial Scholarship-22 Scholarships Of $3,000 each E. U. Parker Scholarship-22 Scholarships Of $3,000 each Howard Brown Rickard Scholarship-22 Scholarships Of $3,000 each Jeannette C. Eyerly Memorial Scholarship-22 Scholarships Of $3,000 each [...]

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The  American Council For Blind is a leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people and work for the all round development of the people similar to them. The organization provides twenty scholarships annually to blind and visually impaired students involved in vocational course, undergraduate, graduate, college students or freshmen. The scholarship money ranges from $ 1,000 to $ 2, 500 and will be given to those who has maintained a 3.3 Grade Point Average. The Application form must be complete and must include: Autobiographical Sketch Certification Of Legal Blindness from an ophthalmologist, optometrist or physician Official transcripts Two letters of recommendation The complete application packet must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2010 to American Council of the Blind Scholarship Program, Attn: Patricia Castillo 2200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201 For application form and other necessary details log on to http://www.acb.org/

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Categories: Scholarship For Blind, Scholarships