Florida Council of the Blind Scholarship Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 24

Awarded By

Florida Council of the Blind

Award Amount

$1,500 annually for the Gayle M. Krause-Edwards award, $1,000 for the Teresa Blessing Scholarship, $1,000 annually for the Timothy Turpin Scholarship, and $500 annually for the Bobbie Probst Scholarship which is awarded to a part-time student. These awards are non-renewable.


Four awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The Gayle M. Krause-Edwards Scholarship, awarded under this program, is awarded to a student with a minimum of a 3.2 grade point average. The recipient of this award must exhibit outstanding academic and leadership achievements, and have completed at least one semester in college. Additional awards will be provided to full time students in honor of Teresa Blessing and Timothy Turpin. Students attending part time will be considered for the Bobbie Probst Scholarship.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Florida Council of the Blind (FCB) website. In addition to the completed application form, each applicant must submit the following: two letters of recommendation; ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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