William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship

The AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship is available every two years to two students who are legally blind and are studying for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired. 

Amount: $1000

Number Available: 2

Deadline: 2018 is closed, 2020 TBD

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) proudly offers educational scholarships for individuals continuing their education in the field of providing services to the blind and visually impaired.

Criteria

  • Applicants for the Ferrell Scholarship must be legally blind (have a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the best-corrected eye and/or a visual field of 20 degrees or less.)
  • Applicants must be studying at the post-secondary level for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Applicants may be located in any country.
  • An AER student membership is not required but encouraged

How to Apply

Applications must be typed and submitted electronically to AER at michele@aerbvi.org.

The letters of recommendation and an original, signed proof of vision status must be mailed separately to

AER Scholarship Attention: Michele Basham,

1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 440,

Alexandria, VA 22311-1744.

Contact Information

AER Scholarship Attention: Michele Basham,

1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 440,

Alexandria, VA 22311-1744

Email: michele@aerbvi.org

Source

See Also:

See other national scholarships // See other scholarships for the blind or visually impaired