NFBN 2021 - 2022 Scholarship Program
Are you a legally blind college student living in Nebraska? Do you know a Nebraskan who is legally blind and is on the journey of fulfilling their academic dreams? Have you or this person you might know ever wished to interact with others who are simply living the lives they want as blind Nebraskan’s? If the answer to any or all of these is yes, then the National Federation of the Blind of Nebraska annual scholarship program which offers 5 scholarships ranging in value from $250.00 to $1,500 and an all-expense paid trip to the annual state convention might be for you or them! Eligible students from high school seniors beginning their freshman year in the fall semester of 2022 up through grad students working on their PhD, and who are legally blind are encouraged to apply. The scholarships are merit based and consider academic excellence, community service, and leadership.
Five selected winners from the applicant pool will be traveling to the annual NFBN state convention in
Lincoln, NE from March 25th through 27th, 2022, and given the chance to compete for one of five
scholarships awarded by the state affiliate and various chapters and divisions within the NFB of
Nebraska. Anyone who has ever attended an NFBN convention will be proud to attest to its ability to be
a positive, life changing experience. The 2020 top scholarship winner, Dannielle Schutz, had this to say
following her attendance, “ As a scholarship recipient I was given the opportunity to attend the NFB of
Nebraska convention. It was very eye-opening to be around so many other successful blind individuals. I
was also connected with the NABS Nebraska division, which continues to support me as a blind student
in my career path and connect me with fellow blind students.”
To apply, read the rules and the submission checklist, complete the official 2021-22 Scholarship
Application Form, supply all required documents, and request and complete an interview with the NFBN
If for any reason you are unable to complete this online application, please download and complete the Scholarship Application attached below.
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