The National Federation of the Blind of Washington is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our 2022 state Scholarship Program. We will award three $3,000 scholarships to three outstanding blind scholars in our state. The scholarships will be awarded at the banquet of our National Federation of the Blind of Washington annual convention, which will be held at the Bellevue Hilton Hotel from November 4-6 2022.
All applicants must be:
In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive directions and financial assistance to attend the 2022 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 scholarship committee co-chairpersons for a telephone interview. Please contact:
Nikki Palm: (360) 703-8641
Bennett Prows: (425) 814-4187
All completed scholarship packets must be received by Friday, October 14, 2022.
APPLICATION PACKETS RECEIVED AFTER October 14 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Additionally, INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Send completed scholarship application packets to:
Nikki Palm & Bennett Prows
NFB of Washington Scholarship co-chairpersons
Nikki Palm: email@example.com
Bennett Prows: BJProws@comcast.net
If you have any additional questions contact Nikki Palm or Bennett Prows. Please feel free to make additional copies of the instruction and application form and distribute them to any interested blind students.
Download your 2022 Scholarship Application here!
The National Federation of the Blind's annual scholarship program is the largest of its kind in the nation. Every year, we award more than $250,000 in cash and prizes to blind scholars across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations. To learn more visit https://nfb.org/programs-services/scholarships-and-awards/scholarship-program.
The National Federation of the Blind national scholarship program application will open on November 1, 2022 and end on March 31, 2023.