Visual Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with visual impairments.

NGLCC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college students residing in the US who identify as a member of the LGBT community. LGBT students of color, those who identify as transgender or non-binary, LGBT students with disabilities and those with geographic diversity are strongly encourage to apply.

API Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Mary P. Oenslager Scholastic Achievement Award
Sponsor: Learning Ally
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Learning Ally members who are completing undergraduate or graduate degrees and are blind or visually impaired.

Brother James Kearney Scholarship Program for the Blind
Sponsor: Lavelle Fund For the Blind, Inc.
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: No Deadline
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are either legally blind or so severely visually impaired that a Lavelle-sponsored vision assessment expert confirms that the student would need special support services to succeed in college. Applicant must be studying at one of 11 participating colleges in the New York City area.

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