Students interested in applying for a scholarship must meet the following criteria:
Applicants must be visually impaired (i.e., have a severe reduction in vision that cannot be corrected with standard glasses or contact lenses).
Scholarships are based on academic and personal achievements. Therefore, candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need.
Applicants must be US citizens.
Applicants must attend an accredited college or university in one of the 50 states, District of Columbia or a US territory.
Proof of citizenship will be required of all award recipients.
Previous SCA recipients and current Lighthouse employees and members of their immediate families are ineligible.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 10,000
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New York, NY 10022
Contact Person: Melissa Shorey Scholarship and Career Awards