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R.L. Gillette Scholarship

Sponsored by: American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Applicant must be a woman, a U.S. citizen, legally blind, and enrolled full time in a four-year degree program. Selection is based upon transcript, three recommendations, sample performance tape or creative writing sample, and personal statement.


Application Deadline April 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study literature, music
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes

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Contact Information

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

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
1000 Fifth Avenue, Suite 350
Suite 350
Huntington, WV 25701
United States
Phone: (212) 502-7661
Fax: (212) 502-7777

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