Graduate Funding Information Service

January 3, 2020

American Council of the Blind: Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020, 11:59pm, CST

The American Council of the Blind’s (ACB) Scholarship Program was established in 1982. The Scholarship program awards students with scholarships which will help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology.

The American Council of the Blind has a great opportunity for students who are legally blind to earn a scholarship, whether they are going to a technical college, an entering freshman, undergraduate or a graduate student and scholarships range from $1,000 to $7,500.

As a scholarship winner, you will experience firsthand ACB’s National Conference and Convention in July, where you will meet other students who share the same life experiences. There are also many sessions where you can learn about new technology and what is happening in the ACB community.


To be eligible for a scholarship, you need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA, be a full-time student (as well as students who work 32 or more hours per week and attend college part time), and are involved in your school/local community.

All interested candidates must register for a new ACB account prior to submitting a scholarship application online. Visit this link to register.

For more information about this opportunity, click here.