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ACB Scholarship

The ACB Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by American Council of the Blind (ACB).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $500, Average: $2500, Maximum: $4000
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be blind.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study, Other

Sponsorship provided by:

American Council of the Blind (ACB)
1155 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 1004
Washington, DC 20005
Email Address:
Phone Number: 202 467 5081 or 800 424 8666
Fax Number: 202 467 5085

You can find out more by contacting:

Terry Pacheco
Scholarship Coordinator

You should always spend time looking into any material provided for the scholarship. The best shot of obtaining money comes from finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. At the outset identify the reason for involvement of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) and what they hope to achieve with the ACB Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that you have any likelihood to obtain the scholarship. Once you believe that there is a good chance of going on to be one of the winners of the ACB Scholarship, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

A crucial aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be lengthy and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out properly and completely. Pay careful attention so that you won't miss out on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the ACB Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes the money so that you can know if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, you might have to follow certain conditions on what bills you can pay with the ACB Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to manage the increasing costs of education, and having the additional resources of the ACB Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the ACB Scholarship, keep at it, there will be alternative scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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