Karen D. Carsel Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Provided to a full-time graduate student who is legally blind and who presents evidence of economic need.  To be eligible, the applicant must be a United States citizen and submit:  1. Evidence of legal blindness 2. Official transcript(s) of grades 3. Proof of acceptance into a full-time graduate program 4. Evidence of economic need 5. Three letters of recommendation 6. A typewritten statement of no more than three double-spaced pages describing educational and personal goals, work experience, extra-curricular activities, and how scholarship monies will be used.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 500

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-04-30


Sponsoring Organization American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza Suite 300
New York, NY 10001

Contact Person: Michael Sylvie

Phone: 212-502-7661

Fax: 212-502-7771