Coca-Cola & Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Scholarship

​2024 Coca-Cola & Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Scholarship

Four (4) $5,200 merit scholarships will be awarded to OVR consumers who are legally blind. The submission deadline is June 15th. 

Criteria to Apply 

All applicants must:

  • Be a current consumer of the KY Office of Vocational Rehabilitation with an Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE). 

  • Provide proof of legal blindness through verification of an eye exam within the past year OR complete the Confirmation of Legal Blindness form​​.  

  • Provide the final year-end transcript showing cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. This does not have to be on an official transcript. 

  • Provide a copy of a class schedule for Fall 2024 OR if not yet registered for classes, an acceptance letter, from an accredited college or technical program for Fall 2024. 

  • Submit two letters of recommendation from non-family members, written within the last six months, preferably from educators such as teachers, guidance counselors or employers.

  • Complete the application​.

  • Submit an original, 500-word essay on one of the topics listed on the application. The selected essay topic must be listed as the title on the essay. 

Submit the application and all required documents by email, in a single submission, to​. The deadline for submission is June 15, 2024. No late submissions will be accepted. 

All winners will be notified by July 15th and asked to submit a photo and sign a photo release form, so they may be featured in the OVR newsletter and annual report.

For more information, please contact: Jennifer Wright at (502) 234-6075 or​

​Visit these links for more information about services:

​Division of Blind Services

Meet the Staff

McDowell Center for the Blind

Independent Living and Older Individuals Who are Blind

Orientation and Mobility

Bioptic Driving

Deafblind Program 

Blind Services Resources Videos



​​​Need​ more help? Contact us

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Central Office
Mayo-Underwood Building
500 Mero Street 4th Floor NE
Frankfort, KY 40601
800-372-7172 (V/TTY)

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