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Scholarship Programs

The National Federation of the Blind believes in investing in the future by supporting the college education of deserving legally blind students. Our state and national scholarship programs are the most generous in the country. We urge you to apply to both.

Student accepts scholarship award

The National Federation of the Blind offers thirty scholarships annually to blind students from across the United States. Any legally blind, full-time college or graduate student may apply, as well as graduating high school seniors who will be attending college full-time in the fall of 2018. Check out www.nfb.org/scholarships for eligibility information and to apply! All finalists must attend the entire convention of the National Federation of the Blind, to be held from July 3-8 in Orlando, Florida. The NFB scholarship program is our investment in the future of blind people who demonstrate scholastic aptitude, leadership, and service. All blind college and high school students are encouraged to apply!

The National Federation of the Blind of California awards as many as three (3) scholarships each year at its annual state convention to California residents or those attending California schools. Any legally blind, full-time college or graduate student may apply, as well as graduating high school seniors who will be attending college full-time in the fall of 2018. Check out www.nfbcal.org/nfbc-scholarship-guidelines for eligibility information and to apply! All finalists must attend the entire convention of the National Federation of the Blind of California, to be held in October. The NFBCA scholarship program is our investment in the future of blind people who demonstrate scholastic aptitude, leadership, and service. All blind high school and college students are encouraged to apply!

Students receive scholarships

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