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Thousands of $$ in STEM Scholarships from APH – Apply Soon!

The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has money and wants to support blind/low vision students majoring in STEM fields!

This year, APH is offering $36,000 in scholarships, and deadlines are coming soon.

The 2022 Peter Papano APH STEM Scholarship ($5,000; five scholarships available)

  • Deadline: June 17, 2022
  • For high school seniors:
    • Planning to major in a STEM subject
    • Who will be enrolled full-time in college in fall, 2022
    • Who are legally blind
  • To apply: follow directions on the 2022 Peter Papano APH STEM Scholarship information sheet
    • Contact information
    • School plans
    • Certification of legal blindness
    • Essay (1,000 words or fewer)
    • One letter of reference

The 2022 PPG Foundation APH STEM Scholarship ($5,000; two scholarships available)

  • Deadline: July 1, 2022
  • For high school seniors:
    • Majoring in chemistry, physics, or another physical science
    • Who will be enrolled full-time in college in fall, 2022
    • Who are legally blind
  • To apply: follow directions on the 2022 PPG Foundation APH STEM Scholarship information sheet
    • Contact information
    • School plans
    • Certification of legal blindness
    • Essay (1,000 words or fewer)
    • One letter of reference

The 2022 APH Coding Symposium STEM Scholarship ($1,000; one scholarship available)

  • Deadline: June 17, 2022
  • For college freshmen:
    • Majoring in technology
    • Who will be enrolled full-time in college in fall, 2022
    • Who are legally blind
  • To apply: follow directions on the 2022 APH Coding Symposium STEM Scholarship information sheet
    • Contact information
    • School plans
    • Certification of legal blindness
    • Essay (1,000 words or fewer)
    • One letter of reference

Contact us

Follow the Bridges Helpdesk Facebook page for more transition tips, and please contact the Free Helpdesk for Maryland Blind/Low Vision Transition Students, Families, and Educators anytime using:

This unique project is being coordinated through The IMAGE Center of Maryland, a center for independent living in Towson, and it is funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.

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