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Association of Blind Citizens Scholarship

Applicants for the Association of Blind Citizens Scholarship must be legally blind to qualify. This is a $1,000 to $2,000 award. Applicants should provide a 300- to 500-word autobiographical sketch of yourself. Please include how the scholarship award would help you achieve your goal to attend college or a recognized vocational program. The autobiographical sketch must be submitted by email to

A disk copy of the autobiographical sketch must be submitted along with the documents listed below:
- A high school or college transcript
- A certificate of legal blindness or a letter from your opthomologist
- Two letters of reference
- A disk copy of your biographical sketch.

Recipients of ABC scholarships must be legally blind, U.S. legal resident living in California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Rhode Island, and must provide proof of acceptance to an accredited institution of higher learning or a recognized vocational program.

Applications must be received by April 15th and all decisions are final.

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