Canadian Council of the Blind Bursary

The Canadian Council of the Blind Bursary is awarded annually to one or more blind or visually impaired students at Carleton University. 

Amount: varies

Number Available: varies

Applications Open: June 1st annually

Deadline: October 31st annually

Endowed in 2006 by the Canadian Council of the Blind.


Eligible applicants must:

  • be registered with the Paul Menton Centre (PMC)
  • be in good academic standing
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person) 
  • meet the OSAP Ontario Residency requirements

How to Apply

  • Fill out Carleton’s Canadian Council for the Blind Bursary application 
  • Submit the application directly to Carleton Awards and Financial Aid at
  • Must be able to demonstrate through a brief submission how this bursary, if awarded, would assist you in furthering the goals of the Canadian Council of the Blind within the Carleton community 

Contact Information

For any questions, contact the PMC:

Phone: 613-520-6608

Fax: 613-520-3995

TTY and Video-Relay-Service: 613-520-3937



See Also

Source: PMC’s Financial Aid webpage

See more Ontario scholarships // See more scholarships for the blind/visually impaired

Date updated: 2023-08-24