Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

American Foundation for the Blind/Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

Awards one scholarship of $2500 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who presents evidence of economic need. To be eligible the applicant must reside in the U.S., but need not be a citizen of the U.S. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the New York City metropolitan area and new immigrants to the U.S. Must submit proof of legal blindness. For additional information and application requirements, visit http://www.afb.org/scholarships.asp.


Award Amount: $2,500
Number of Awards: 1
Application Deadline: April 30
Available to Class Level: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability: Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required: None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage: None specified
Residency: None specified
Gender: None specified
Religious Affiliation: None specified
Location of College: None specified
Area of Study: None specified
Financial Need: Financial need analysis is required


Organization: Information Center and Library Coordinator American Foundation for the Blind
Address: 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
City, State, Zip: New York, NY 10001
Telephone: (212) 502-7661
Fax: (212) 502-7771
E-mail: dbodrogi@afb.net
Web Site: Web site

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