NFBW State Affiliate Scholarships

The National Federation of the Blind of Washington is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our 2019 Scholarship Program. We will award 2 scholarships totaling $5,000 to 2 outstanding blind students in our state. The scholarships will be awarded at the banquet of our state National Federation of the Blind convention, which will be held November 1-3, 2019 at the Hotel RL, located at 2300 East Evergreen Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502.

Allapplicants must be:

In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive assistance to attend the 2017 NFB of Washington annual convention, providing an excellent opportunity for networking with active blind persons in many different professions and occupations. The scholarships are awarded at the banquet on Saturday night of the convention. Attendance at the convention is mandatory.

Each scholarship application must include:

All applicants must also contact one of the scholar-ship committee co-chairpersons for a telephone inter-view. Please contact Mike Forzano in Seattle at 914-806-7579 or Bennett Prows in Kirkland at (425) (814-4187.

All completed scholarship packets must be received by October 1, 2019.


Send completed scholarship application packets by e-mail to: Mike Forzano & Bennett Prows NFB of Washington Scholarship co-chairpersons Mike Forzano and Bennett Prows

Or mail to:
National Federation of the Blind of Washington
PO Box 2516
Seattle, WA 98111

If you have any additional questions please contact Mike Forzano or Bennett Prows at the telephone numbers listed above.

Please feel free to make additional copies of this letter and the application form, and distribute them to any interested blind students.

Download the Application here.

National Scholarships

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers over $100,000 in college scholarships each year, awarded during the NFBnational convention banquet. The largest scholarship is currently $12,000. To learn more, click here.

The National Federation of the Blind national scholarship program application will open on November 1, 2019 and end on March 31, 2019

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