Lions of Michigan Scholarship for the Visually Impaired
Each year the Lions of Michigan White Cane Committee awards a $3000 scholarship to one visually impaired individual. The committee reviews applications and selects winners in January. Scholarship checks are presented during the Michigan Lions Forum in February.
1.Must be legally blind and provide verification (letter from optometrist or ophthalmologist or letter from vocational counselor).
2.Applicants must be attending or accepted by an accredited trade or business school, college or university.
3.Applicants must complete the official scholarship application.
4.Must submit two letters of recommendation.
5.Must submit an essay outlining why you deserve the scholarship.
6.Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (transcript required).
7.Completed scholarship applications must be postmarked NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 31st annually.
8.Must attend the Lions of Michigan Forum to accept scholarship during a ceremonial presentation.
(Actual check(s) will be issued to the school/university/equipment manufacturer upon submission of
documentation. Two weeks notice required).
Please mail or fax completed scholarship application to:
Lions of Michigan State Office
Attn: Scholarship Committee
5730 Executive Dr.
Lansing, MI 48911
Phone: (517) 887-6640
Fax: (517) 887-6642
Click below to fill out scholarship application. Please note that because of required documentation, you will be unable to submit your application on-line. Please print application and submit it with the required paperwork. Thank you.
Scholarship Application Form