President’s Notes, February 22, 2016

Federation family, I hope that each of you is having a wonderful Sunday afternoon! We are gearing up for our 42nd Annual National Federation of the Blind of Oklahoma state convention to be held the evening of March 31st thru the 3rd of April at the Holiday Inn City Centre located in downtown Tulsa. Sessions will be  fun and interactive. There will be items of interest for all blind persons and those who WORK WITH THEM. Additionally, there will be sessions specific to blind students as the Oklahoma Association of Blind Students are holding their first Student Seminar on Friday, … Continue reading President’s Notes, February 22, 2016

Apply for an NFB Scholarship

Are you a legally blind college student living in the United States or Puerto Rico? The National Federation of the Blind annual scholarship program offers 30 scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000 to eligible students, from high school seniors beginning their freshman year in the fall semester of 2016, up through grad students working on their PhD degrees. Google has committed to award an additional $1,000 to each of our winners in 2016. These merit scholarships are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership. In addition to the money, each winner will receive assistance to attend the July 2016 … Continue reading Apply for an NFB Scholarship