Scholarships in Education Of The Blind And Visually Handicapped

Charles E. Leonard Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who is blind or visually impaired, or the child of someone who is blind or visually impaired, or pursuing a career in the education or rehabilitation of blind or visually impaired people. Applicant must attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Delta Gamma Foundation Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is legally blind, is of good character, and demonstrates academic excellence. Selection is based upon transcript, three recommendations, and personal statement.

Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, be studying in the U.S., be legally blind, and be accepted into an accredited program. Selection is based upon transcript, three recommendations, and personal statement. One award is given to applicant who demonstrates financial need.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Lewis B. Barber Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL who will pursue certification to teach deaf/blind or attend seminary/pre-seminary school.