[Nfbo-announce] FW: [Nfbnet-members-list] Scholarship deadline approaching

Robert Jaquiss rjaquiss at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 23 03:26:21 UTC 2015



From: Nfbnet-members-list [mailto:nfbnet-members-list-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
Behalf Of Patti S. Gregory-Chang Esq via Nfbnet-members-list
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2015 6:57 PM
To: nfbnet-members-list at nfbnet.org
Subject: [Nfbnet-members-list] Scholarship deadline approaching


National Federation of the Blind 2015 Scholarship Program
www.nfb.org/scholarships <http://www.nfb.org/scholarships>  
Deadline: March 31, 2015
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 2015, 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 2015 NFB annual
convention in Orlando, Florida from July 5th through July 10th, 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 2015 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  through March 31, 2015.
Go to www.nfb.org/scholarships <http://www.nfb.org/scholarships>  for
complete rules and requirements.

Please also consult your state president as many of our state affiliates
also award scholarships.  A list of state affiliate president information
can be found at:  https://nfb.org/state-presidents-list.

"Every day we raise the expectations of blind people in the National
Federation of the Blind.  Live the Life You Want."

Patti Gregory Chang
National Federation of the Blind of Illinois, Treasurer
NFB Scholarship Committee Chair 
pattischang at gmail.com <mailto:pattischang at gmail.com> 
NFB of IL: www.nfbofillinois.org <http://www.nfbofillinois.org> 
NFB: www.nfb.org <http://www.nfb.org> 

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