[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: Announcing 2017 NFB of Washington scholarship program!

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Fri Jun 2 23:52:43 UTC 2017

>The National Federation of the Blind of Washington is pleased to
>announce that we are accepting applications for our 2017 Scholarship
>Program. We will award 2 scholarships totaling $5,000 to 2 outstanding
>blind students in our state. The scholarships will be awarded at the
>banquet of our state National Federation of the Blind convention,
>which will be held November 3-5 at the Hotel RL, located at 2300 East
>Evergreen Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502.
>All applicants must be:
>*       Legally blind in both eyes
>*       Residents of the state of Washington
>*       Pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study or a
>part-time student who also works full-time
>*       Available to participate in the entire 
>2017 NFB of Washington state convention
>In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive assistance to
>attend the 2017 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:
>*       Completed scholarship application form
>*       An essay describing the applicant’s abilities, academic
>achievements, community leadership, future goals and philosophy of
>*       High school and/or up-to-date college transcripts
>*       2 letters of recommendation
>All applicants must also contact Cindy Bennett, one of this year’s
>Scholarship Committee co-chairs, for a telephone interview. Cindy can
>be reached at clb5590 at gmail.com or (828) 989-5383.
>All completed scholarship packets must be received by Friday,
>September 22, 2017.
>Send completed scholarship application packets to:
>Cindy Bennett
>NFB of Washington
>  Scholarship co-chair
>Clb5590 at gmail.com
>Or mail to:
>National Federation of the Blind of Washington
>PO Box 2516
>Seattle, WA 98111
>If you have questions please contact Cindy Bennett.
>Please feel free to make additional copies of this letter and the
>application form, and distribute them to any interested blind
>Cindy Bennett
>Ph.D. Candidate in Human Centered Design and Engineering
>University of Washington
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