Scholarships

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. The 2022 Ferrell Scholarship will open in early 2022.

Please join us in congratulating the 2020 AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship recipients. After carefully reviewing all entries, the AER Scholarship Committee decided on two individuals that clearly met and exceeded the criteria. Both recipients received a $1,000 scholarship.

Bradley Blair
Victor Marques

AER is excited to inform you of the recipients of the 2020 AER Scholarship. After carefully reviewing all entries, the AER Scholarship Committee decided on three individuals that clearly met and exceeded the criteria. Each recipient received a $2,000 scholarship. Please join us in congratulating the 2020 AER Scholarship recipients:

Rachel Bodek, Hunter College
Michelle Hicks, Virginia Commonwealth University
Kristin Lockley, San Francisco State University