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National Federation
of the Blind
of Greater
Summit County


Scholarships for
Blind Students

NFB scholarships are awarded to blind students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in order to achieve an academic degree and to high school seniors preparing to enter post-secondary programs.

When awarding scholarships to worthy blind students the NFB's scholarship committee considers academic excellence and community service as well as financial need.

Each year, at it's national convention, the National Federation of the Blind gives away:

    --1 scholarship for $21,000
    --3 scholarships, each for $7,000
    --4 scholarships, each for $5,000
    --22 scholarships, each for $3,000

Please contact us for more information, or for an application. Call (330) 865-8471 or you can e-mail us. Or, if not in the Ohio area, you can contact the NFB national office in Baltimore, MD, at (410) 659-9314, or click here for more detailed information.



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