National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program
National Federation of the Blind
The National Federation of the Blind's annual scholarship program is the largest of its kind in the nation. Every year, we award blind scholars across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations.
Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.
Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall of the year of application (one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time)
Must be legally blind in both eyes. Must be residing in the U.S., the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico
Must participate in the entire NFB National Convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities (finalists will receive assistance to attend the national convention).
Thirty $8,000 merit-based scholarships