[NFBOH-Cleveland] NFB Scholarships

Cheryl Fields cherylelaine1957 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 02:10:59 UTC 2017

Owen, this is great!
" Convention Fever!"

I hope more of us get it, lol!

Have a great night, dreaming of Orlando!

On 11/18/17, Owen McCafferty via NFBOH-Cleveland
<nfboh-cleveland at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Cheryl
> Yes! According to Suzanne the ones that are on the website now are for
> students but the specific ones don’t come out until January! I know it
> sounds like I’m jumping the gun but I am excited to try to go to the 2018
> National Convention.
> Owen
> Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
> On Saturday, November 18, 2017, 8:59 PM, Cheryl Fields via NFBOH-Cleveland
> <nfboh-cleveland at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hello All! What a great subject, NFB Scholarships!
>  The National office provides 2 scholarships that may be of interest
> to some of you. There is an academic scholarship and it is time to
> apply now, deadline March 31, 2018.
>   The Kenneth Jernigan scholarship for convention assistance, not
> available for 2018 National convention yet.
> In addition, there are the Kenneth Jernigan tickets that offer the
> purchaser a chance to win an all expense paid trip to the next years
> convention. These tickets will go on sale in the spring! Remember, the
> Jernigan raffle tickets that are purchased in 2018, winners will
> redeme prize for the 2019 NFB National Convention.
>  President Suzanne Turner will make these tickets available to the
> membership.
> Please use the links below or go to nfb.org to learn more.
> The Ohio Affiliate also provides academic scholarships that are
> awarded during the state convention banquet. The NFB Ohio applications
> are usually available during the spring.
> Our Ohio Affiliate offers convention assistance too, watch Ohio-Talk
> and the Cleveland list serve for details!
> So, if you are considering going back to school or a current
> student... apply, apply, apply during the open application times.
> Thanks and enjoy the rest of your weekend!
> Scholarship Program: The 2018 NFB scholarship program begins November
> 1, 2017, and ends on March 31, 2018. Chair of the Scholarship
> Committee is Cayte Mendez; email scholarships at nfb.org.
> Kenneth Jernigan Convention Scholarship Fund: Applications are closed.
> NFB members, blind or sighted, who have not yet attended an NFB
> national convention because of lack of funding are eligible to apply
> next year. Chairman is Allen Harris; email kjscholarships at nfb.org.
> Hope this helps.
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Wishing You All the Best,

Cheryl E. Fields

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human
life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will
never sit.
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