Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind Parents
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- Scholarship Description
The VRS Blind and Deaf Program provides specialized assistance to Alabamians statewide through its four major programs: Blind and Low-Vision Services, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services, OASIS (Older Alabamians System of Information and Services), and the Business Enterprise Program. Services are delivered by a team of specialized professionals who are trained in the unique communication issues, technology and culture of this population. ADRS also partners with other state and private organizations to ensure the consumer receives the best and most appropriate care possible to achieve their maximum potential.
To be eligible for the Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind Parents, an applicant must be an Alabama resident for at least five years; be from a family in which the head of household is blind and whose family income is at or below 1.3 times the current poverty income level; and begin attending an Alabama public college, university or trade school within 2 years after high school graduation but before the age of 23.