SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
With the new school year about to begin, it is time for our older members to start thinking about college plans and looking into the possibility of college scholarships. There are a number specifically for blind and visually impaired students. John Buckley has provided us with the following information to help you begin your scholarship search.
The American Foundation for the Blind probably offers the single best source for locating college scholarships for blind and visually impaired students on its web site at Other Scholarships and Grants for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired.
While you’ll need to check with any college you’re interested in, the following are general guidelines for applying for college acceptance and scholarships:
–October-March deadlines for most college scholarships
–November 1-January 1 deadline for early college admissions
–January 1-February 1 deadline for most college applications
–May 1 deadline for transfer applications