Scholarships

AER Scholarship
AER is proud to announce a new scholarship for grad student applicants studying for a career in the field of Orientation & Mobility or Teachers of the Visually Impaired. The three $2,000 scholarship winners will be announced in the Fall of 2020.

Deadline for submitting applications is August 31, 2020, and scholarship recipients will be notified on or around October 2020.

Refer to the application for eligibility criteria. The deadline for consideration of the 2020 Scholarship is August 31, 2020. All application materials must be submitted to the AER office no later than August 31. Download the application by clicking here.

 

AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship

AER proudly offers educational scholarships for individuals continuing their education in the field of providing services to the blind and visually impaired. The William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship is awarded every other year in even years to two selected applicants who are legally blind and are studying for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.┬áThe 2022 Ferrell Scholarship will open in early 2022. Please address any question to Michele Basham at [email protected].

2020 William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship Winners

AER is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship. After carefully reviewing all entries, the AER Scholarship Committee decided on two individuals that clearly met and exceeded the criteria.

Bradley Blair
Victor Marques

Both winners received a $1,000 scholarship. Congratulations to our winners, and great job to everyone who submitted an application.