LCB Offers Two Scholarships in 2022
The Louisiana Council of the Blind (LCB) will announce two scholarship winners at the 2022 state convention. The Hazel Daigle and Paula Marshall Scholarships recognize the achievement of blind scholars in Louisiana. Each scholarship is $1,000. The deadline for scholarship applications is May 16, 2022. For more information, and to receive an application packet, contact Gwen King, LCB Scholarship Committee, 7707 Bismark Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70812, or call (225) 278-4162. Or contact LCB president Leola Campbell at (225) 614-5988.
ACB of Ohio Offers Three Scholarships
The American Council of the Blind of Ohio will offer three scholarships for academic year 2022-2023. The application and reference forms may be downloaded from www.acbohio.org or requested by calling our office at (614) 261-3561 or 1-800-835-2226. We have scholarships for entering freshmen, undergraduates, and graduate students. An applicant must be an Ohio resident or attend an Ohio school in a two-year or more post-secondary degree program, be legally blind, have a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be willing to attend the 2022 ACB-Ohio convention. Send the completed application packet to ACB-Ohio Scholarship Committee, 3805 N. High Street, Suite 305, Columbus, OH 43214, or via e-mail to [email protected] with “Scholarship Application” in the subject field. The application deadline is August 1st.
The scholarships are as follows:
- $1,000 Friends of Freshman Scholarship: Presented to a blind or visually impaired entering freshman in any field of study.
- $4,000 Max Edelman-David Newmeyer Scholarship: Presented to a legally blind undergraduate student in any field of study.
- $5,000 Joann Fischer-Linwood Walker Scholarship: Available to a legally blind graduate student in any field of study.