Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Wednesday
Awarded By:

American Foundation for the Blind

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be legally blind (i.e., have best corrected visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye, and/or a visual field of less than 20 degrees in the better eye).
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must major in rehabilitation or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired.
  5. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in rehabilitation and/or education of persons who are blind or visually impaired are eligible to apply for this award. Students must be legally blind (i.e., have best corrected visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye, and/or a visual field of less than 20 degrees in the better eye).

Application requirements for the Delta Gamma Foundation Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essays (3)
  • Proof of blindness
Additional Information: Students will only be considered for the scholarships that they select on the application. The Scholarship Committee will review only those applications that are complete with supporting documents and meet all scholarship requirements.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in January for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available from the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) website. In addition to the completed online application, each applicant must submit the following: three essays of at least 200 words each on the topics listed on the application (must be copied and pasted into the online application); an official transcript from the school he/she currently attends or most recently attended; two letters of recommendation; and a signed letter from an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or state or private agency for the blind certifying that he/she is legally blind. Supporting documents are to be collected and mailed in one envelope to the AFB Scholarship Committee at the address provided. Incomplete scholarship packets will not be considered. Applications and supporting materials must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Attn: Tara Annis
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave. Suite 350 Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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