National Federation of the Blind of Nevada
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Terri Rupp, President
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2018 National Federation of the Blind of Nevada UNITY SCHOLARSHIP
The National Federation of the Blind of Nevada has broadened its commitment to blind college students and would like to recognize their achievements by awarding three students merit-based scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.
To be eligible, applicants must be
1. legally blind in both eyes
2. must have either been taking college courses or is graduating from a high school in Nevada
3. must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a Nevada institution of higher education in the 2018-2019 scholastic year (one scholarship will be allowed for an individual employed full-time while attending school part-time)
4. must participate in the entire 2018 National Federation of the Blind of Nevada state convention including all of its scheduled scholarship program activities.
In addition to the scholarship, each winner will receive financial assistance to attend the 2018 National Federation of the Blind of Nevada state convention that will be taking place from October 5 and 6, 2018, in Sparks, Nevada.
Please complete and submit the application by August 31, 2018; the application may also be obtained by emailing either the National Federation of the Blind of Nevada President, Terri Rupp at firstname.lastname@example.org or by requesting a copy from the Southern Nevada Chapter, or Northern Nevada Chapter,. Please submit all documents listed on the application via email to Frida Aizenman, Secretary, at email@example.com.
You can also download it from the following link:
August 31, 2018.
Disbursement of Scholarship:
Scholarship finalists will be contacted by the affiliate president one week after the scholarship deadline. At that time, finalists may request financial assistance to attend the 2018 National Federation of the Blind of Nevada state convention. All scholarship awards will be announced during the convention banquet.
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