Wisconsin Visually Handicapped/Hearing Impaired Program Grant

Eligibility criteria

  1. Resident of Wisconsin as determined by State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB)
  2. Undergraduate
  3. Must demonstrate financial need
  4. Have sight or hearing impairment as certified by a physician and approved by the Higher Educational Aids Board

Amounts and selection process

Awards range from $250-$1,800 per academic year. The State of Wisconsin funds the program, selects eligible students and determines the amount of each student's grant.

Application process

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  2. Submit a Visually Handicapped/Hearing-impaired Certificate form to HEAB. Forms available from our office or HEAB.

Renewal process

Award is renewed when application is complete and eligibility requirements are met while funding is still available. Visually handicapped/hearing-impaired application must be completed each year. Awards can be received for a maximum of 10 terms.