Academic Scholarships

 

Bruce Woodward Memorial Scholarship

In the amount of $4000, this scholarship is given in loving memory of Bruce Woodward, long-time Treasurer and Scholarship Committee Chairman of the National Federation of the Blind of CT.

 

C. Rodney Demarest Memorial Scholarship

In the amount of $3000, this scholarsship is given in loving memory by his family and friends. 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, this scholarship 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