NFB of Kansas - KENNETH TIEDE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS Program


The National Federation of the Blind of Kansas is proud to announce our 2016 scholarship program. this year up to $5,500.00 will be awarded. There will be three scholarships this year, The NFB of Kansas will award up to two $1500 and up to 1 $2500 scholarships to academically meritorious blind college or vocational or Technical school students in Kansas! In addition to the financial award the winners will receive travel reimbursement and a free stay at our Kansas state convention and speak to the banquet audience.

Please help us spread the word. If you know of a blind student please pass this invitation along to them. All applicants must have a 2.5 GPA, be legally blind, and plan to attend an institution of higher learning or vocational or technical school in the spring of 2016. To become a winner of a NFB of Kansas scholarship you must be willing to attend our state convention this November in Wichita. Applications will be accepted from out of state students who will be attending school in Kansas and from Kansans who will be attending in or out of state schools. Completed applications and all supporting materials must be received no later than September 30th 2016 at the address listed on the application form. For complete details and requirements please Scholarship 2016 Announcement
Scholarship Application NFBKS 2016 If you have questions please feel free to contact me using the contact information listed below or consult our website (http://www.nfbks.org).

The Kenneeth Tiede Memorial Scholarship was created to provide scholarships to blind Kansans to persue higher educational goals. During the 2009 National Federation of the Blind of Kansas Annual Convention Second Vice-President Susan Stanzel discussed the history and development of the Kenneth Tiede Memorial Scholarship, explained who is elligeable to receive the scholarship and what criteria they must meet for consideration for this award. Listen to her remarks by selecting the link below:

Kenneth Tiede Scholarship History
A Key to the Future

Contact Information

For further information about the NFB of Kansas and its activities feel free to contact our president using the information given below:

Tom Page, President

120 E. 1st Apt. 3C

Wichita KS 67202

cell: 316.734.4839

topage@swbell.net