Visual Impairment Scholarships

Scholarships open to students with visual impairments.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.8.

DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: Disability Credit Canada
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolled in a full-time program of study in field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university. Applicant must have a documented disability.

USABA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: United States Association of Blind Athletes
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or enrolling in a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school as a full-time student. Applicant must be a USABA member and legally blind. The scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female athlete.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: August 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2022. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.

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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