2019 Scholarship Program for Blind Students

Are Brown accepts the Kenneth Jernigan scholarship at the 2015 NFB convention in OrlandoImage courtesy of the National Federation of the Blind

The National Federation of the Blind of Texas awards scholarships to the best and brightest blind students each year at its state convention. Interested students must be legally blind residents of Texas who plan to participate in a post-secondary course of study by the fall of 2019. Those individuals who are selected to receive a scholarship from the National Federation of the Blind of Texas are required to attend the organization's 2019 convention, in Austin. The dates for the convention are November 15-17, 2019. Please, see the application for additional information about program requirements. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, and community service. We invite members and non-members alike to apply for these awards. 

To apply for National Federation of the Blind of Texas scholarships, complete and submit the online form, and all other required documents, no later than August 15, 2019. Any printed documentation should be sent to the NFBTX Scholarship Committee at 1600 East Highway 6, Suite 225, Alvin, TX 77511-2595. All electronic documentation may be sent to the committee at scholarships@nfbtx.org. (Please do not send documentation using certified mail.)

Electronic materials are strongly preferred; however, transcripts and acceptance letters may be sent through standard mail if not available in electronic format. We invite you to confirm with us that we’ve received all of your materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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1600 E Highway 6, Suite 215
Alvin, TX 77511
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