National Federation of the Blind of California
2014 Scholarship Guidelines

The National Federation of the Blind of California annually awards scholarships to qualified blind students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in order to achieve an academic degree.

This application covers all of the awards.

Eligibility Requirements Are:
1. Applicant must be legally blind. Include a proof of blindness letter from your Doctor, Rehabilitation Counselor, or your Disabled Students Office at your college.
2. The applicant must be a full time student in the Fall of 2014 and show proof of enrollment.
3. Applicant must submit transcripts from college showing a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher.
4. Winners must attend the NFB of California Convention held October 9-12, 2014 at Embassy Suites in El Segundo.
5. Expenses which will be paid for are: airfare, Amtrak, winner’s portion of the hotel room for three nights, convention registration, banquet ticket, Diabetes Action Network Luncheon on Saturday, October 11.
6. Completed applications and all required documents must be postmarked by September 19, 2014 or submitted electronically by midnight September 19, 2014.  All documents will be uploaded to the Scholarship form. They are the proof of blindness, unofficial transcripts, proof of enrollment, and 3 letters of recommendation.

Click here to complete the scholarship application online.

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