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Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

Sponsored by: American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Applicant must be legally blind, be enrolled full time, and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based upon transcripts, recommendation, and personal statement. Preference is given to residents of the New York City metropolitan area and new immigrants.


Application Deadline March 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $1,500
Average $1,500
Min $1,500


Average 1

Contact Information

Tarra Annis
Scholarship Administrator
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
1000 Fifth Avenue, Suite 350
Huntingdon, WV 25701 United States

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