The National Federation of the Blind of West Virginia, in partnership with the Beckley Area Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the Ross C. Todd Scholarship for the 2021/2022 scholastic year.

Who is Eligible to apply?

  • West Virginia Residents
  • Legally Blind students
  • High school seniors or a current freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in a baccalaureate program
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or above

What do I need in order to apply?

  1. Completed Ross C. Todd Scholarship application
  2. Certification of legal blindness (by eye care professional, VI teacher, or Rehabilitation Counselor)
  3. Current grade transcript

How and Where do I apply?

Applications may be downloaded from the links found above. All forms should be completed electronically and sent to: Chairperson Karen McDonald at

What is the deadline to apply?

All fully completed applications must be received no later than March 15. No applications submitted beyond this deadline will be accepted.

About the Ross C. Todd Scholarship:

This scholarship is to honor the memory of Ross Clayton Todd by annually providing scholarship awards to West Virginia blind students, thus giving these students the opportunity to pursue higher education.

For further information, please contact Chairperson Karen McDonaldas follows:
NFBWV Scholarship Committee
151 South Mineral Street
Keyser, WV 26726
Phone: 304-790-9069