The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship is given annually to a legally blind student who exemplifies the fruits of Dr. The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship is valued at ,000. Jernigan changed perceptions regarding the capabilities of the blind in this country and around the world.Applications for this scholarship are available for five months, from November 1 to March 31 of the following year.Maureen will continue to work at the Colorado Center for the Blind teaching blind children and adults while pursuing her degree.
To obtain an application and read the directions to apply for the ,000 Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship, go to org/scholarships after November 1.
The books are for the children to keep and collect for as long as they want them.
In the past seventeen years over two hundred ninety titles from popular children's reading series were distributed to thousands of blind children.
These books also encourage blind children to improve their Braille reading skills, which in turn improve the spelling, vocabulary, and overall literacy of these students.
The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults believes that all blind children should have these skills, as well as a collection of books of their very own to read and enjoy over and over again.