Houston Council of the Blind
1475 West Gray, Suite 176
Houston, Texas 77019
The Houston Council of the Blind
(“HCB”) being devoted to the educational and social needs of the blind and
visually impaired, is pleased to offer its Fall 2021 scholarships and the
RL Bartlett Technology Scholarship (page 5).
All applicants must:
MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND SUBMIT
YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ELECTRONICALLY NO LATER
THAN JULY 2, 2021; and
legally blind or blind (Documentation is required certifying vision impairment
by a licensed professional such as a doctor or a vocational rehabilitation
in the greater Houston area or surrounding counties;
to attend and be accepted for admission or enrollment at a college or
vocational trade school full-time -minimum of twelve (12) hours, or be a post
graduate student completing required course work in furtherance of a degree, or
be a graduate student enrolled in a certified graduate program.
a cumulative GPA (high school or college) of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale or
the following supporting materials to the HCB website NO LATER THAN JULY 2, 2021.
of high school transcript of each high school if more than one was attended,
and a copy of your acceptance letter to your college or vocational or trade
school (if you have completed at least one semester of college or you are a
college graduate, then you may, but do not have to, submit your high school
transcripts or a college acceptance letter- please see below);
you have earned any college or vocational school credits already, please submit
copies of your academic transcript(s) from ALL postsecondary schools attended;
letters of recommendation not more than 1 year old.
certifying vision impairment by a licensed professional such as a doctor or a
vocational rehabilitation counselor; and
Houston Council of the Blind (“HCB”) Scholarship application (enclosed) or the
Robert L Bartlett scholarship application (Page 5).
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED
AND ELECTRONICALLY SUBMITTED BY JULY 2, 2021.
Applicants will be considered on the
basis of academic achievement, community service, financial need, and visual
difficulty. All decisions will be made and recipients notified by July 23, 2021.
The scholarships will be presented
during the Houston Council of the Blind meeting on August 1, 2021.
Chair of the Scholarship Committee