NFB of Minnesota Scholarships100 East 22nd StreetMinneapolis, MN 55404
The following documents must also be supplied:1. Personal essay from applicant. NFB scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic excellence and community/campus service and leadership. In your essay, discuss your academic and career goals as well as your academic, community, and/or employment experiences. Tell us about yourself and why you are a deserving recipient of the scholarship. Since the awards are restricted to legally blind people, the committee will also be interested in the techniques you use to succeed as a student who is blind. 2. Two letters of recommendation. You can send these via email to email@example.com. Current official transcript from institution now attending and transcripts from all other post-secondary institutions attended. If you have not yet completed one year of college study, submit a transcript from the high school you previously attended.Interview with Committee Member: All applicants will be contacted by a member of the scholarship committee. A telephone interview will enable the committee to learn more about you and your goals for the future. The interviews will be conducted after the application deadline.
Your application, essay, letters of recommendation, and transcript(s) should be received by April 15, 2019. If you or anyone else should have any questions regarding these awards, please contact me, Alex Loch, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 612-872-9363. Additionally, the National Federation of the Blind offers 30 national scholarships each year. If you would like more information about these scholarships, visit http://www.nfb.org/scholarships To learn more about us and what we do here in Minnesota, please visit http://www.nfbmn.orgSincerely,Alex Loch, Chairperson