American Foundation for the Blind

College Foundation, Inc.

The American Foundation for the Blind offers different kinds of scholarship to students who are legally blind or visually impaired

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    An undergraduate or graduate student
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Citizenship:
    All applicants must be U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens
  • Major/Career:
    Students in the field of rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired;Students in the field engineering or in computer, physical or life sciences;Students studying literature, music,classical or religious music

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Please tell us of your past and recent achievements and accomplishments;Please indicate your intended field of study and why you've chosen it;Please describe what role your visual impairment has played in shaping your life
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio/Work Samples:
    A music performance on CD or a creative writing sample
  • Other Materials:
    Proof of legal blindness

Contact Information