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Scholarships for People with Albinism

Take a look at the scholarship opportunities that are made possible through NOAH and its partners.

Space Camp Scholarship for Students with Albinism

2019 SCIVIS Scholarship Winners

Space Camp 2020 has unfortunately been cancelled.

NOAH offers scholarships to the Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) at the U. S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. This is an opportunity for children with albinism to attend this one-of-a-kind camp.

Eligible students must be at least 10 years old and in the 4th grade or higher.

More information on Space Camp 2021 will be provided as it is available. 

Michael J. McGowan Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a NOAH member with albinism who resides in the U.S. or Canada and is enrolled in an undergraduate program in the U.S. or Canada. The intent is to enhance educational opportunities for students with albinism while celebrating dedication and outstanding leadership qualities.

Meet the winner of the 2020 McGowan Leadership Scholarship, Aidan O’Connor!

Outside Scholarships:

American Council of the Blind Scholarship

The American Council of the Blind has a great opportunity for students who are legally blind to earn a scholarship, whether you are going to a technical college, an entering freshman, undergraduate or a graduate student.

To be eligible, you need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be involved in your school/local community.

Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are no longer being accepted. Best of luck to all who applied!

All interested candidates must register for a new ACB account prior to submitting a scholarship application online. Visit the ACB website to register for the Scholarship.

For more information, please contact Nancy Feela in the ACB National Office at (612) 332-3242 or (800) 866-3242.

Team See Possibilities

Team See Possibilities is currently accepting applications to become a Team See Possibilities Scholar.

To be eligible to apply for this award, you must:

  • be a graduating high school Senior, or be pursuing an Undergraduate or Graduate degree, or Professional Trade at a Vocational or Trade School.
  • be considered legally blind as defined in the Supplemental Security Income program, under Title XVI of the Social Security Act, which currently states:
    • “(2) An individual shall be considered to be blind for the purposed of this title if he has central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the use of a correcting lens. An eye which has a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees should also be considered as having a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less.”

Applications are no longer being accepted for 2020. Check back for more information about scholarships for 2021.

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NOTE: NOAH provides this information solely as a convenience to the albinism community. NOAH has no relationship with these scholarships, nor any responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites.