ACB Scholarship Program

Amount: Up to $7,500. About: The American Council of the Blind (ACB) and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) have now partnered together to offer educational scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 to students attending technical colleges and to students pursuing both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Applicants must be legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for most scholarships, be a full-time student or work 32+ hours per week and attend college part-time, and be involved in their school/local community. The funds from the awards may be used toward any academic costs as well as costs associated with adaptive technology.
Eligible Grade Levels: Technical School Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline: Application is currently closed. Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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