The R.L. Gillette Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
2
Deadline
April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

    All applicants must be U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens. All applications must include the following items, without exception:
    -Completed online application including all sections of the essay
    -Official transcripts
    -Two letters of recommendation
    -Proof of legal blindness

    The R.L. Gillette Scholarship offers two scholarships to women who are enrolled in a four-year undergraduate degree program in literature or music. In addition to the general requirements, applicants must submit a performance tape (not to exceed 30 minutes) or a creative writing sample.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • American Foundation for the Blind
  • Attn: Scholarship Committee
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Suite 350
  • Huntington, WV 25701
  • info@afb.net
  • 800-232-5463

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