The R.L. Gillette Scholarship offers two scholarships to women who are enrolled in a four-year undergraduate degree program in literature or music.

Scholarship Sponsor

American Foundation for the Blind

Award Type

$1,000 Cash

Gender Eligibility


Other Requirements/Criteria

Geographic Criteria: USA
Criteria / Requirements:
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

Contact Information:

Contact Info – Phone #: 800-232-5463

Contact Info – URL: https://www.afb.org/about-afb/events-and-awards/afb-scholarships

Contact Info – Email: [email protected]


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