California Council of the Blind Scholarship

  • Scholarship Intent: The California Council of the Blind offers a number of awards to the most deserving legally blind student applicants residing in California.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be registered as legally blind.
    2) Must have doctor’s statement or a statement from a qualified professional.
    3) Academic achievement.
    4) Must be CA resident. It is not required that the institution attended be located in California.
    5) If not enrolled full-time, must have extenuating circumstances.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: California Council of the Blind
  • Contact Person title: Executive Office
  • Street Address: 1303 J Street, Suite 400 Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Phone Number: (800) 221-6359
  • Extension:
  • Email:
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Deadline: May 15, 2018