Students Committee

The purpose of this Organization shall be to serve as a committee of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey; to promote educational opportunities and the general well-being of the blind of this nation and the state to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind.

During the year, information highlighting scholarships, workshops/seminars, national/state conventions and internship possibilities are distributed. Presentations are held throughout the year.

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The committee conducts conference calls via Zoom on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 PM. For more information about the committee, please contact Chair Natasha Ishaq at 609-917-8236.

Those attending postsecondary education needing self-advocacy tips, please read the following self-advocacy resources:

The National Federation of the Blind believes in investing in the future by supporting the college education of deserving legally blind students. Our state and national scholarship programs are the most generous in the country. When a national scholarship application is completed and forwarded to the committee, the applicant has the opportunity to win a national and or a state scholarship. Complete one application and you can win two scholarships! To learn more about the NFB National Scholarship and to download an application form, please visit Deadline for national scholarship applications is March 31st.

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June 1, 2024
Joseph Kohn Training Center
130 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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2024 NFB National Convention

July 3-8, 2024
Rosen Center
9840 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32819

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