Lighthouse Guild Scholarships

Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need. An additional scholarship is awarded to one student applying to, or currently attending graduate school. Application Requirements:-Provide proof of legal blindness-Provide proof of U.S. citizenship-Send documentation of academic achievement-Include three letters of recommendation. Two letters should attest to your academic skills-Write two personal statements of 500 words or lessFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $100,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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