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Funds available for students who are Blind and Visually Impaired

Anne Lowe Memorial Scholarships
Christian Record Services
Eligibility: The Christian Record Services awards 10 scholarships per year. You must be legally blind and working on an undergraduate degree.
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 2002
For more information:
4444 S.52nd St.
P.O. Box 6097
Lincoln, Neb. 68506
(402) 488-0981
Fax: (402) 488-7582
E-mail:
On the Web: www.christianrecord.org/


Helen Copeland Scholarship for Females
Eligibility: Legally blind females who have been members of and have participated in USABA activities.
Amount: $500
For more information:
United States Association for Blind Athletes
33 N. Institute St.
Colorado Springs, Colo. 80903
(719) 630-0422
On the Web: www.usaba.org


Arthur Copeland Scholarship for Males
Eligibility: Legally blind males who have been members of and have participated in USABA activities.
Amount: $500
For more information:
United States Association for Blind Athletes
33 N. Institute St.
Colorado Springs, Colo. 80903
(719) 630-0422
On the Web: www.usaba.org


College-Bound Awards
Eligibility: High school seniors who are legally blind and residing in New England or Mid-Atlantic states.
Amount: $5,000
For more information:
The Lighthouse Inc. Scholarship Department
111 E. 59th St.
New York, N.Y. 10022-1202
(212) 821-9200 or (800) 829-0500
TTY: (212) 821-9713
E-mail: .
On the Web: http://www.lighthouse.org/


Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
Eligibility: competitive scholarship awards three (3) students an individual prize of $3000 annually. Applicants must be full-time college students with low vision, chosen from among those who meet the visual acuity and academic guidelines.
E-mail:
On the Web: http://www.cclvi.org/scholarship.htm


Funds available for Students with a Range of Disabilities

ELA Foundation Fellowship
US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy
Eligibility: Scholarships are available each year to two female graduate students who have disabilities to encourage and support their pursuit of careers in public policy and public information related to disability.
Amount: $2,000
For more information:
US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy
Fellowship Program
1331 F St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-1107
(202) 376-6200
TDD: (202) 376-6205
E-mail:
On the Web: http://www.fastweb.com/


Nordstrom Scholarships
US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy
Eligibility: Must have a disability. The purpose of this competition is to provide supplemental financial assistance to undergraduate students with disabilities at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States enrolled in a business degree undergraduate program.
Amount: Varies
For more information:
US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy Fellowship Program
1331 F St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-1107
(202) 376-6200
TDD: (202) 376-6205
E-mail:
On the Web: http://www.fastweb.com/


Nike Scholarship
US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy
Eligibility: The Nike Corp., in cooperation with the US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy, awards a scholarship to a high school senior or an undergraduate student with a disability who is enrolled in a four-year program focusing on sports or recreation management, marketing or retailing sports or recreation equipment.  Criteria for selection include academic achievement and letters of recommendation.
Amount: $2,500
For more information:
US Department Of Labor Office Of Disability Employment Policy
Fellowship Program
1331 F St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-1107
(202) 376-6200
TDD: (202) 376-6205
E-mail:
On the Web: http://www.fastweb.com/