The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship

The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens. All applications must include the following items, without exception:-Completed online application including all sections of the essay-Official transcripts-Two letters of recommendation-Proof of legal blindness The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship provides scholarships to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the field of engineering or in computer, physical, or life sciences.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $2,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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