[Nfbc-info] FW: National Federation of the Blind 2014 Scholarship Program - for Californians

Mary Willows mwillows at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 15 02:50:13 UTC 2013

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Mary Willows, President NFBC
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-----Original Message-----
From: Rovig, Lorraine [mailto:LRovig at nfb.org] 
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:44 AM
To: referral at sdcb.org
Cc: State President, California
Subject: National Federation of the Blind 2014 Scholarship Program - for

We have help for blind college students.

30 Scholarships for Blind College Students
         $3,000 to $12,000 plus other gifts

Please forward one of the following scholarship announcements (shorter or
longer version) to counselors, teachers, parents, and blind students in
California who are interested in a national-level, college scholarship
program for the 2014 fall semester.

The NFB Scholarship Program invites blind students who will attend college
in Fall 2014 to apply for a scholarship. The National Federation of the
Blind offers 30 awards, worth from $3,000 up to $12,000, plus assistance for
the 30 winners to attend the July 2014 Annual Convention in Orlando,
Florida. For full information and the online application form, go to
www.nfb.org/scholarships<http://www.nfb.org/scholarships>. Deadline:

National Federation of the Blind 2014 Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 31, 2014

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 2014, 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 2014 NFB Annual Convention
in Orlando, Florida, (July 1 - 7) providing an excellent opportunity for
high-level networking with active blind persons in many different
professions and occupations.  To apply, read the rules and the Submission
Checklist, complete the official 2014 Scholarship Application Form (online
or in print), supply all required documents, and request and complete one
interview by an NFB affiliate president (unless the president requests a
later date). Applications are accepted for five months, from November 1,
2013, to the deadline, March 31. 2014. Go to
www.nfb.org/scholarships<http://www.nfb.org/scholarships> for complete rules
and requirements.

If you prefer, this is a link to our one-page flyer:  2014 NFB Scholarship


Lorraine Rovig
Assistant to Patti Chang, Esq.
Chairperson, NFB Scholarship Committee
200 E. Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
Office: (410) 659-9314, x2415
E-mail:  scholarships at nfb.org
Website: www.nfb.org/scholarships<http://www.nfb.org/scholarships>

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