Visual Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with visual impairments.

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.

Anne Lowe Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Record Services for the Blind
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicant must be legally blind.

ASIST – Columbus Scholarship
Sponsor: Executive Women International – Columbus
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 27, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female incoming and current non-traditional students in Central Ohio. Special consideration will be given to students with financial need, socially, physically and economically challenged adults, and preference is given to those with children residing in the home.

Blinded Veterans Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Blinded Veterans Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans who are incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students.

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Dream Pool Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to capable students enrolled as Visual Arts majors at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Applicant must submit two references and a 1-2 page autobiography.

KY AHEAD Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Kentucky Association on Higher Education and Disability (KY AHEAD)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 3, 2020extended to April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students enrolled in a Kentucky post-secondary institution with at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must have a disability, as verified by Disability Support Services Officer at the applicant’s current post-secondary institution.

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

Swim with Mike Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship
Sponsor: Swim with Mike
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to athletes who participated in organized competitive youth, high school or collegiate athletics and subsequently have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

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