National Federation of the Blind 2016 Scholarship Program

March 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
High school and college students (see comments)
High school seniors and college students

The goal of the National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program is to recognize achievement by blind scholars. Thirty national scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000 are awarded annually.  


  • You must be in both eyes, and
  • You must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and
  • You must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2016 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time, and
  • You must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities.

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