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American Council of the Blind Scholarships

Overview of the American Council of the Blind Scholarships


Application Month: March

(Check the scholarship page for the exact date and please note the deadlines sometimes can change).

Minimum GPA requirement:

There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship.

Eligible Grade Levels:

College Freshman,College Junior,College Senior,College Sophomore,Doctorate,High School Senior,Masters

Eligible Majors:

There’s no specific major requirement other than what’s noted in the Eligibility section below, and any additional requirements found on the Scholarship provider page.


Applicants need to be legally blind in both eyes and admitted full-time to a post-secondary academic or vocational program. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, except in extenuating circumstances. Students who work full-time and attend school part-time may apply for the John Hebner Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship recipients are expected to attend a national convention if they are over 18. Please review the scholarship provider’s website for current details.

TUN Scholarship Index Rating:

We rank the American Council of the Blind Scholarships a 4.625 out of 5 based on the amount being offered and ease of application.


Eligibility Ease

Amount Offered

Total Rating

Overall Rating: 4.625

Visit the American Council of the Blind Scholarships
website to see full details, additional requirements and how to apply for this scholarship!