American Foundation for the Blind
The Karen D. Carsel Memorial Scholarship
Provides one scholarship of $500 to a full-time graduate student who has demonstrated financial need.
The Ferdinand Torres Scholarship
Provides one scolarship of $3,500 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Preference is for new immigrants to the U.S. and to those residing in the NYC metropolitan area.
Applicants must provide evidence of economic need, proof of U.S. residency, and immigrants must include a description of country of origin and reason for immigrating to the U.S.
Further information and applications can be found by going to the American Foundation for the Blind's website and searching for scholarships.