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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Arizona Association Of Student Financial Aid & Administrators through its Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program financially supports Hopi students to pursue their education. BIA Higher Education/Hopi Supplemental Grant is for those who: Must belong to Hopi Tribe Pursuing associate, baccalaureate, graduate or post graduate degree Must be enrolled members of Hopi tribe Entering freshmen must have 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average for high school coursework or a minimum score of 45% on the GED Exam Continuing students must have a 2.0 CGPA for college coursework The BIA Higher Education Grant will be awarded $ 2500 per semester Hopi Higher Education Grant is awarded $ 1500 per semester For more information regarding the grants please contact Office of the Hopi Tribal Grants and Scholarships or Ima Polingyumptewa (520) 734-3533 0r 1(800)762-9630 or you can mail to IPolingyumptewa@hopi.nsn.us or FLomakema@hopi.nsn.us

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Initiated by National Association of Broadcasters, Voice Of Democracy is now solely managed by The Veterans Of Foreign War, a veteran organization. To participate in the Voice Of democracy competition the contestant has to write and record a broadcast script on a patriotic theme. This year’s theme is “Does My Generation Have A Role in America’s Future?” High school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to participate. To enter in this competition one need to fill the entry form. The entry form and details regarding the contest are mentioned in the website: http://www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.leveld&did=150 .Submit the entry form along with essay and recording to your local VFW Post. The Deadline for the submission of the essay is November 1, 2010

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