Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program

  • Scholarship Intent: The scholarships are intended to be used to defray a student’s educational expenses, including tuition, books and other academic fees.
  • Criteria:
    1) Dependent child, grandchild or spouse of a blinded veteran or and Active Duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces.
    2) Must ensure that written proof of his/her blinded veteran family member’s blindness/sight impairment is appended to this application, i.e., written statement of legal blindness from doctor.
    3) Accepted or enrolled at a accredited institution of higher education, or business, secretarial or vocational training school.
    4) Can reapply and receive the award up to four times.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; 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: Blinded Veterans Association
  • Contact Person title: Scholarship Program
  • Street Address: 125 N. West, 3rd Floor Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone Number: (202)371-8880
  • Extension: 313
  • Email: bjones@bva.org
  • Number of Awards: 6
  • Deadline: April 19, 2019