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Coca-Cola & Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Scholarship

​​Criteria to Apply 

All current consumers of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation have to meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

1. Proof of legal blindness.   Confirmation of Legal Blindness form.  If including a vision report with confirmation form, the report should not be older than two years.

2. An official school transcript with at least a 2.7 cumulative GPA.

3. Acceptance letter from accredited college (includes vocational/technical programs).

4. Two letters of recommendation (i.e. teacher, employer, non-family member).

5. Photocopy of state issue identification (must be resident of Kentucky).

6. A completed essay (500 words) is required. Please choose one of the following essay topics below. If applied in the past for the scholarship, select a different essay topic to complete.

                  A.) Indicate the field of study and why this career goal was chosen.

                  B.) Describe the influence of someone who has had a positive impact in your life.

 7. Click here​​​ to print all application information. This also includes a list of all documentation required for submission.
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Application requirements will be posted here by April 15, 2022.  The date the completed materials must be received by is June 15, 2022. Please note: this deadline is earlier than it has been in the past.​

Application and all other documentation must be submitted in HARD COPY and mailed in one package/envelope to:

Charles W. McDowell Rehabilitation Center

Attn: Scholarship Fund

8412 Westport Road

Louisville, KY 40242


If there are questions or if application materials in Braille are needed, please contact Angela Becker toll free at 800-346-2115 or email at: angela.becker@ky.gov​

Need​ more help? Contact us

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation​

Central Office
Mayo-Underwood Building
500 Mero Street 4th Floor NE
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-4440
800-372-7172 (V/TTY)​​​​​

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