Jewish Guild for the Blind

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Jewish Guild for the Blind

15 W 65th St.
New York, NY 10023
Ph: (212)769-6200
Fax: (212)769-62660
Free: 800-284-4422
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.jgb.org

GuildScholar Awards (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist blind high school students to pursue college. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must

be legally blind high school student and a U.S citizen. Criteria: Scholarship recipient will be selected based on the Selection Committee's review of the application materials.

Funds Avail.: $15,000. Number Awarded: 12-15. To Apply: Applicants must provide (in tif, jpeg or pdf format) proof of legal blindness; proof of U.S. citizenship; documentation of academic achievement; three letters of recommendations and two personal statements. Applicants are required to apply online. Deadline: July 1.

Remarks: Applicants must choose a college that is accredited by a body recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Contact: Gordon Rovins, 212-769-7801 or [email protected]

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