Academic Scholarships

 

Jointly funded by the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut

Howard E. May Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $5000, is given in memory of Howard E. May, the founding president of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut.

Jonathan May Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $4000, is given in memory of Jonathan May who was widely known for his dedication and his leadership, both in Connecticut and the nation.

Mary Main Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $3000, is given in memory of Mary Main, inspired leader and founder of the Stamford Chapter.

 

Funded by Friends of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut

C. Rodney Demarest Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $3000, is given in loving memory by widow, Ethel Demarest. Blind since the age of 18 he ran his own business for many years, read NFB-Newsline faithfully, was always well-informed and was admired by his many friends.

Doris Higley Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $3000, is given in loving memory of a friend of Mrs. Higley's.

 

Eligibility: All applicants must be: (a) legally blind and (b) a Connecticut resident or attending school in Connecticut.

Deadline — Notification

Completed applications must be submitted by September 15th. The scholarship committee will review all applications and notify winners during the second week of October. The scholarships will be presented at the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut State Convention. ALL WINNERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND OUR CONVENTION ON THE FIRST WEEKEND IN NOVEMBER , INCLUDING OUR CT ASSOCIATION OF BLIND STUDENTS MEETING.

Please download and complete the application form