Programs & Services - Scholarships for People with Albinism
Take a look at the scholarship opportunities that are made possible through NOAH and its partners.
This scholarship is awarded to a NOAH member with albinism who resides in the U.S. or Canada and is enrolled in an undergraduate program in the U.S. or Canada. The intent is to enhance educational opportunities for students with albinism while celebrating dedication and outstanding leadership qualities.
2017 McGowan Leadership Scholarship Application Timeline
The 2016 Space Camp Scholarship Application Period is Now Closed.
The Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) at the U. S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL is offering scholarship opportunities for children with albinism to attend this one-of-a-kind camp.
** NOAH is providing this information solely as a convenience to the albinism community. NOAH has no relationship with these scholarships, nor any responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. **
The 2016 NFB National Scholarship Program Application Period is Now Closed.
Are you a legally blind college student living in the United States or Puerto Rico? This annual program offers 30 scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000 to eligible students, from high school seniors beginning their freshman year in the fall semester of 2016, up through grad students working on their PhD degrees. These merit scholarships are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership. In addition to the money, each winner will receive assistance to attend the July 2016 NFB annual convention in Orlando, Florida providing an excellent opportunity for high-level networking with active blind persons in many different professions and occupations.
Go to www.nfb.org/scholarships for complete rules and requirements.
The NFB Illinois Affiliate also awards state scholarships beginning at $1,250. The NFB Illinois Affiliate awarded over $10,000 in scholarships in 2015 plus accessible technology to our winners. Please see www.nfbofillinois.org to apply.
2016 - 2017 Vision Forward Association Scholarships for Students in Wisconsin
The Vision Forward Association has the following scholarship programs for blind and visually impaired students. Please see http://vision-forward.org/news/scholarship for more information and application forms. The deadline for applications for the 2016-2017 year is June 30, 2016.
Vision Forward Association ScholarshipThe Board of Directors of the Vision Forward Association Foundation has established a scholarship to benefit blind and visually impaired students in Wisconsin, with a preference to those living in Southeastern Wisconsin. The number and value of the Vision Forward Association Scholarship Awards vary each year, ranging in amounts from $500 to $3,000, depending on the number of applicants and the financial needs presented.
Arthur L. Ebert Endowed ScholarshipThe Arthur L. Ebert Scholarship grants scholarship funding to students who are blind or visually impaired.