American Foundation for the Blind/Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$2,500 USD

Application Deadline

May 31, 2016


  • 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

  • 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
United States
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students

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