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"An exceptional resource!"
By Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber.
333 pages, comb binding
Why We Publish This Directory
Individuals with visual impairments may have to overcome many obstacles, but being able to read about financial aid opportunities should not be one of them. That's why Reference Service Press has issued a large print edition (19-point Helvetic Bold) of this directory--to make it easier for persons with visual impairments to find out about available funding.
Described in detail here are nearly 320+ scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants-in-aid, awards, and internships that are set aside just for persons with visual impairments (from high school seniors through professionals and others). This is the most comprehensive and current listing of funding opportunities of interest to persons with visual impairments that is available anywhere (in print or online)!
What Information Is Provided?
The entries are grouped by program type (scholarships, grants-in-aid, loans, etc.), arranged alphabetically by program title, and indexed by residency requirements. Only the biggest and best opportunities are covered here. No program is listed that offers less than $500 or is restricted to residents below the state level.
What Do the Reviewers Say?
According to Large Print Reviews, this is "an exceptional resource." And, Disability Resources Monthly calls it "the most comprehensive guide of its kind." Want to read more reviews? Click here.
Want to Look Inside the Book?
Still not sure this book is right for you? Need to know more about what the directory can do for you? Want to see the kind of information you'll get? Here's your chance to look inside the book and see sample pages from the book, including the table of contents, introduction, author bios, sample entries, and the index.
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