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Ferdinand Torres Scholarship

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students who are legally blind. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Strong preference will be given to new immigrants to the United States, and to those residing in the New York City metropolitan area. Applicants must reside in the United States, but need not be citizens of the United States. Along with the scholarship application, applicants must submit evidence of financial need, proof of US residence, and a description of their country of origin and reason for coming to the United States.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 30
Average Award: $3,500
Awards Granted: 1
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