Scheigert Scholarship

The Fred Scheigert Scholarship Program

Awarding three (3) students an individual prize of $3,000., this competitive scholarship is available to full-time college students with low vision, chosen from among those who meet the visual acuity and academic guidelines.

Guidelines, On-line Application, and CCLVI Eye Report Form are available on this web site each year. The application must be completed online and is available from January 1, 2017 to March 1, 2017 at 11:59 Eastern.  Be prepared to attach supporting documents to be included with your application submission. 


Completed applications and supporting documents must be received by March 1st. If you have any questions about the scholarship application guidelines, please call CCLVI at (800)733-2258.

Semi-finalists will be selected to participate in a telephone interview with committee members. Winners will be notified in late spring. Winners are expected to attend our annual conference and convention, which is held in conjunction with the American Council of the Blind National Conference and Convention and generally takes place the first week in July. Winners will be expected to attend CCLVI functions during this time. 

Please note: The required CCLVI Eye Report Form may be downloaded and completed after January 1st through  May 1st.