If you know students who will be pursuing a higher education, please make this information available to them. The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately 21 scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $7,500. These scholarships are awarded to students attending vocational/technical colleges, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA and are involved in their school or local community. To qualify, each applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States for the 2020 Fall semester.
Read the scholarship guidelines and complete an on-line application
Applications are being accepted online through Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.(CST). Only application supplements which cannot be emailed, can be mailed in, and must be postmarked no later than Friday, February 14, 2020. If you have any questions about the American Council of the Blind or the ACB scholarship program, contact our Minnesota office at 612-332-3242 or one of our Scholarship Committee Chairpersons,
Email Denise Colley, firstname.lastname@example.org | Or email Rebecca Bridges, email@example.com | Scholarship winners will be announced in May. Each winner will be expected to attend the ACB National Conference and Convention, July 3-10, 2020 in Schaumburg Illinois.