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American Council of the Blind Scholarships

Sponsored by: American Council of the Blind

Students must be legally blind in both eyes and admitted full-time to a post-secondary academic or vocational program. A minimum GPA of 3.3 is required, except in extenuating circumstances. Students who work full-time and attend school part-time may apply for the John Hebner Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship recipients are expected to attend a national convention if they are over 18.


Application Deadline March 1
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 $2,500

Contact Information

American Council of the Blind
American Council of the Blind
Scholarship Program
1703 North Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311 United States

Phone: (202) 467-5081
Fax: 202-467-5085

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