Scholarships for People with Albinism

Take a look at the scholarship opportunities that are made possible through NOAH and its partners.

Michael J. McGowan Leadership Scholarship

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.

Meet the winner of the 2018 McGowan Leadership Scholarship, Elizabeth Schafer!

 

Space Camp Scholarship for Students with Albinism

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2018 Space Camp Scholarship Winners!

NOAH offers scholarships to the Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) at the U. S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. This is an opportunity for children with albinism to attend this one-of-a-kind camp.

Eligible students must be at least 10 years old and in the 4th grade or higher.

2018 Camp Dates: September 29 – October 4, 2018

2019 Camp Dates to be Announced Soon!

Outside Scholarships

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

2019 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

for blind high school seniors through grad school students

Program Begins: November 1, 2018

Deadline: Midnight, EST, March 31, 2019

 

$12,000 Scholarship

“The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship”

and

1 scholarship for $10,000

2 scholarships for $8,000 each

4 scholarships for $5,000 each

22 scholarships for $3,000 each

 

PLUS other gifts to our thirty scholarship finalists!

ARE YOU A LEGALLY BLIND HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR OR COLLEGE STUDENT?

Go to:  www.nfb.org/scholarships

 

To apply:  During the five-month open period, read the rules and the Submission Checklist, complete the official 2019 Scholarship Application Form (online or in print), supply all required documents, and request and complete an interview by an NFB affiliate president. Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for more information.

 

Questions? Contact the NFB Scholarship Program; Chairperson Cayte Mendez

E-mail: Scholarships@nfb.org

Office: (410) 659 -9314, ext. 2415, (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST)

 

NOTE: NOAH provides 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.