Ladies & gentlemen:
There are 2 opportunities of which I'd like to make you aware. These
are both sponsored by Friends in Art, which is the affiliate of the
American Council of the Blind, who sponsors our list.
The first is a scholarship, available to those who are enrolling in or
already enrolled in postsecondary education related to the arts.
APPLY FOR THE $1500 FRIENDS IN ART ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
Friends-in-Art (FIA), a nonprofit organization with the mission of
creating spaces where visually-impaired artist and audiences thrive,
offers an annual $1500 scholarship to college students who are legally
blind and live in the United States.
If you are a high school senior or a college student planning to, or
are currently majoring in the field of music, art, drama, or creative
writing, and are blind or visually impaired, we encourage you to
Note: Legal blindness is defined as an individual who has a visual
acuity of 20/200 or less in the corrected eye and/or 20 degrees or
less visual field in the corrected eye.
To apply, please go to
and click on “Scholarship Application” to fill out the form, which
includes the ability to upload your proof of blindness from a medical
professional or Vocational Rehabilitation counselor.
Deadline: June 15, 2021
Please direct any questions to
We look forward to receiving your application!
The 2nd is to perform for the Showcase, which will be held on July 16,
at the American Council of the Blind's virtual convention. The
deadline for submissions is 1 June. Please go to:
& activate the 'Announcements of Interest' link to read more about this.
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