This section contains information and downloadable application forms about WBU and World Braille Foundation scholarships available for blind and partially sighted persons.
The WBU has three scholarship programs:
Offered through the World Braille Foundation, the Gerald Dirks Scholarship for the Advancement of Braille Literacy is available for blind and partially sighted men and women aged 18 to 35 years old from Africa that work with Braille. This scholarship is funded by the Dirks family.
Gerald Dirks Scholarship for Braille Literacy Application
If you are applying for more than one scholarship, you must fill out an application form in its entirety for each one. There are no set deadlines to apply.