New Jersey Council Offers Scholarship
The New Jersey Council of the Blind is now accepting applications for the Bernard Zuckerman Scholarship. To be eligible, you must be legally blind, a resident of New Jersey, and a full-time college student (undergraduate or graduate) for the 2022-2023 academic year.
To apply, you must:
- Complete a scholarship application at https://njcounciloftheblind.org/scholarships/.
- Obtain and submit a letter from your doctor to certify legal blindness;
- Submit three reference letters from teachers, school counselors or other community advocate (no family members permitted);
- Extracurricular activities and/or offices held, volunteer or other service activities.
Submit your application and supporting documentation by May 15th to NJCB Bernard Zuckerman Scholarship, Scholarship Committee, PO Box 434, Woodbridge, NJ 07095; email [email protected]. Please be sure to include all contact information such as telephone and email address. Interviews may be in person or by phone with members of NJCB scholarship committee or executive board.
What is required of scholarship winners? At any meeting, by prearrangement with recipients, they can present a brief oral report on what it has meant to have the scholarship, and/or some significant events/experiences since the awarding of the scholarships.