Team See Possibilities Scholarship

April 30, 2025
Awards Available: 20

Scholarship Description

Officially founded in 2015 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Team See Possibilities pursues the mission of inspiring and empowering young people with vision loss to thrive and excel. Our vision is to demonstrate to the world what a person with a visual impairment is capable of achieving, to inspire children with visual impairments and their communities around the world, and to create the next generation of vision-impaired role models through education and mentorship.


  • Graduating high school Senior, or be pursuing an Undergraduate or Graduate degree, or Professional Trade at a Vocational or Trade School.
  • Considered legally blind as defined in the Supplemental Security Income program, under Title XVI of the Social Security Act, which currently states:
    • "(2) An individual shall be considered to be blind for the purpose of this title if he has central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the use of a correcting lens. An eye which has a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees should also be considered as having a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less."

Application Process

  1. Create an ISTS account and apply with the link
  2. A complete online application must be submitted by the deadline
  3. Our team will make award decisions and you will be notified by email if accepted
  4. Mentorship program for accepted scholars will begin in the fall semester Scholarship Search