Neurological impairment

  • 1800wheelchair.ca Scholarship
    The 1800wheelchair scholarship fund is open to people of all abilities and all provinces. Amount: $500 Number Available: 1 or 2 Deadline: Postmarked by May 31, 2022 Established in 2009, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund now bestows two $500 awards each year. In the past, applicants have been asked to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges, and much ...
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  • 1992 BC Games for the Physically Disabled Award
    The 1992 BC Games for the Physically Disabled Award is for Douglas College students who have physical disabilities and are BC residents. Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 14th – May 16th Created from part of the legacy of the 1992 BC Games for the Physically Disabled held ...
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  • William Fraser Bursary for Students with Disabilities
    Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the Paul Menton Centre for students with Disabilities to undergraduate students with a permanent physical disability. Eligible recipients will be in demonstrated financial need and be registered with the Paul Menton Centre.  Endowed in 2014 by Joan Gazeley. Amount: up to 1,200$ Number Available: varies Applications Open: June 1st Deadline: ...
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  • 35 Lions Club of Regina Scholarship
    The 35 Lions Club of Regina Scholarship is available to students enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Regina. Amount: $1100 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2022 The 35 Lions Club of Regina Scholarship is a non-renewable scholarship available to students enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Regina who reside within Regina ...
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  • AbbVie IBD Scholarship
    Crohn’s and Colitis Canada awards the AbbVie IBD Scholarship to students living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis who are entering or currently attending a Canadian post-secondary educational institute. Amount: Up to $5000 Number Available: 15 Deadline: June 1, 2022, at 11:59pm EDT Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program supports students in achieving their academic goals while they ...
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  • About NEADS
    Since its founding in 1986, the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), has had the mandate to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada. NEADS is a consumer-controlled, cross-disability charitable organization (corporation # 1007761975RR0001). We represent our constituents through specific projects, resources, research, publications and partnerships. ...
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  • Ade Adegbite Memorial Scholarship
    The Ade Adegbite Memorial Scholarship is open to students with epilepsy who reside in or will be attending school in Toronto, Ontario. Amount: $1500 Number Available: 2 Deadline: TBA (currently closed; information on next year’s scholarship will be released in spring 2023) The Ade Adegbite Memorial Scholarship recognizes students with epilepsy who have overcome barriers and who continue to demonstrate ...
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  • Administrative & Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA) Bursary for Students with Disabilities
    The Administrative & Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA) Bursary for Students with Disabilities is open to University of Saskatchewan students with a disability. Amount: $2500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2022 Donor: Members of the University of Saskatchewan Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA). The Administrative & Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA) Bursary for Students with Disabilities is offered to students ...
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  • Adult Special Education Bursary 
    The Adult Special Education Bursary is available to Douglas College students enrolled in any Vocational Education and Skills Training (previously Adult Special Education) program. Amount: Unknown Deadline(s): Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 14th – May 16th The Adult Special Education Bursary was created in 2003 by Myrna Popove, former Executive Director ...
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  • AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program
    The AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program is open to blind, deafblind, and partially-sighted Canadians attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 2 AEBC Scholarships; 2 T-Base Communications Scholarships Deadline: March 25th, 2022, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time The 2022 AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program is now closed. Should you wish to be notified when the next round ...
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  • Al Atkinson & Ted James Bursary
    The Al Atkinson & Ted James Bursary is available to Douglas College students enrolled in any Vocational Education and Skills Training (previously Adult Special Education) program. Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 14th – May 16th In 2004 the Al Atkinson Bursary was created, in honour of Al’s retirement from ...
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  • Alberta
    Alberta
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  • Alberta Blue Cross Scholarships
    The Alberta Blue Cross Scholarships are offered to students in Alberta directly through their post-secondary educational institution.  Amount: varies by school, range from $750 – $1500 Number available: varies by school Deadline: varies by school Increased access to education has proven to positively influence health outcomes. The Alberta Blue Cross scholarship program was the organization’s first non-employee-driven community impact program. ...
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  • Government of Alberta Funding for Students with Disabilities
    The Alberta Student Aid portal has  information for students with permanent disabilities. Click HERE to go to it now. The following information has been taken from that page: You may be eligible for the Alberta Grant for Students with Disabilities The Alberta Grant for Students with Disabilities may be issued to a full‐time student with a documented ...
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  • Alice Donald Bursary
    The Alice Donald Bursary is available to physically disabled students in their second-year at Yukon University. Amount: $300 Number Available: 1 Deadline: January 31, 2023 Born in Victoria, BC in 1912, Mrs. Donald moved to Whitehorse in 1976 following brain surgery that left her without the use of her right arm, limited use of her right leg, and a ...
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  • All Disabilities
    All Disabilities
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  • All Provinces
    All Provinces
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  • Allied Van Lines Scholarship
    The Allied Van Lines Scholarship is open to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Logistics or an equivalent field. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 4 Deadline: December 15, 2022 Allied Van Lines is committed to improving the future of up and coming logistics and business professionals across Canada and North America. They believe that education is significant and place that ...
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  • AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship
    The AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship is a national scholarship open to all disabilities. Amount: $5000 Number: 2 (one student from the English community and one student from the French community) Deadline: May 31st, 2022 Established in 2012, the AMI Scholarship Program was created to celebrate AMI’s commitment to making accessible media for all Canadians. In 2016, the program ...
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  • Amy Farnell Education Award
    The Amy Farnell Education Award is available to students in Nova Scotia who identify as being on the autism spectrum. Amount:  $3000 a year, renewable for up to four years  Number available: Varies Deadline: April 1st, 2022 In honour of Amy Farnell, long-time supporter and cherished friend, Autism Nova Scotia and the Craig Foundation are pleased to present the Amy Farnell Education ...
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  • Andre Courtemanche Green Ribbon Scholarship
    The Andre Courtemanche Green Ribbon Scholarship is open to British Columbia students enrolled in the trades or programs relating to fitness, nutrition, or the outdoors, living with mental illness or addiction.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: The application period for CMHA BC scholarships is now closed Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further ...
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  • APUS Bursary Program
    The APUS Bursary Program is available to part-time students at the University of Toronto. Amount: $1000 Number: on average one bursary is offered each term Deadline: July 22, 2022 at 5pm EST Recognizing that part-time students face barriers to accessing funding from governmental and institutional programs, the Association of Part-Time Undergraduate Students (APUS) grants a set number of bursaries to ...
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  • AQEIPS Bursary
    This year, the Quebec Association for Equity and Inclusion in Post-Secondary Education (AQEIPS) is launching the 23rd  edition of its scholarships program for post-secondary students with disabilities. Amount:up to $1000 Number: multiple Deadline: March 1st Anually  Criteria To be eligible to win an AQEIPS scholarship, candidates must meet the following requirements: • Be an active AQEIPS member (you can apply to become a ...
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  • Arlene Burris Memorial Scholarship
    The Arlene Burris Memorial Scholarship is available to graduate students in the Atlantic Provinces who are Deaf or hard of hearing. Amount: variable based on applications  Number Available: unknown Deadline: May 1st annually  The DHH (Deaf or Hard of Hearing) Trust Fund, funded by the Interprovincial School Development Association (ISDA), is used for student bursaries, scholarships, and ...
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  • Ashton Chase Memorial Scholarship
    The Ashton Chase Memorial Scholarship is available to grade 12 students with a learning disability who attend a high school in the St. Stephen Education Centre boundary.  Amount: $1000 Number available: 1 Deadline: May 9th, 2022 Sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick/Troubles d’apprentissage – association du Nouveau-Brunswick Inc (LDANB-TAANB). The Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick ...
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  • Association of Women in Finance Award
    The Association of Women in Finance Award is offered directly through multiple universities & colleges in British Columbia for women in finance-related programs. Amount: $3500* Number available: 1 per school Deadline: varies by school *the University of British Columbia award is $2500 An important part of the Association of Women in Finance (AWF)’s mission is to encourage young women to ...
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  • Bank of Canada Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    The Bank of Canada Scholarship Award for Post-Secondary Students is offered to students studying in a field related to the Bank’s work. Amount: $8000 and possible work opportunity with mentorship Number Available: multiple Deadline: Applications can be submitted between January and March The Bank of Canada Scholarship Award for Post-Secondary Students helps foster a diverse and talented workforce. ...
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  • Barney Danson Scholarship
    The Barney Danson Scholarship is a national scholarship available to blind or partially sighted students entering post-secondary education.  Amount: $5000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 27, 2022 CNIB post-secondary scholarships help support people who are blind or partially sighted in their educational journeys. If you are pursuing a post-secondary diploma, degree, skilled trades certificate or apprenticeship program, you are ...
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  • BC Epilepsy Society Bursary
    The BC Epilepsy Society Bursary Program is available to members of the BC Epilepsy Society entering or enrolled in a post-secondary program. Amount: $500 Number Available: 5 Deadline: May 30, 2022 Every year, the BC Epilepsy Society receives designated donations specific for bursaries, which are awarded to people living with epilepsy in BC who are entering or who ...
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  • Bell MTS Telecommunication Award
    The Bell MTS Telecommunication Award is available for students at Red River College who are entering specific programs. Amount: $1000 Number available: Multiple Varies Deadline: Fall start programs: October 1st annually Winter start programs: February 1st annually Criteria The Bell MTS Telecommunication Award is available to: Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women entering first year Must ...
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  • Blind / Visually Impaired
    Blind / Visually Impaired
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  • BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship
    The BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship is a national scholarship open to all disabilities. Amount: $5,000 (USD) for students in Canada Number Available: Varies Application Deadline: March 28th, 2022 Lime Connect represents the largest network of high-potential university students and professionals – including veterans – who have disabilities in the world. Lime Connect is pleased to be an Equity Through ...
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  • Bridgeman Hogue Memorial Scholarship for the Visually Impaired
    The Bridgeman Hogue Memorial Scholarship for the Visually Impaired is available nationally to students with visual impairments. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 31st 2022 The Bridgeman Hogue Memorial Scholarship is one of the scholarships offered through the NEADS National Student Awards Program. It is offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with a visual ...
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    British Columbia
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  • Business Advisory Council Award of Distinction
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About:The Business Advisory Council Bursary was established in 2006 to support students enrolled in the Opportunities Enabled Program (OEP). It was awarded annually to graduates who were continuing their post-secondary studies until cancellation of the ...
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  • Canadian Council of the Blind Bursary
    Awarded annually to one or more blind or visually impaired students. Amount: 2,100$ Number Available: +1 Applications Open: June 1, 2021 Deadline: October 31st 2021 awarded annually Criteria Eligible applicants must: be registered with the Paul Menton Centre; complete the Carleton University bursary application; be in good academic standing; be able to demonstrate through a brief submission, how this bursary, if awarded, would assist them ...
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  • Canadian Federation of University Women Award of Distinction
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About: The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Award of Distinction was established in 2003. CFUW – Coquitlam applies annual to the Gaming Commission of BC to receive a grant through their Direct Access Funding. Funds ...
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  • Canadian Federation of University Women – Coquitlam Millennium Bursary
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About: This bursary, established in 2000, recognizes and rewards students enrolled in any program within the Faculty of Child, Family & Community Studies who participate in volunteer activities within Douglas College or their community. Preference will ...
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  • Canadian Hearing Services National Scholarship Program
    The Canadian Hearing Services National Scholarship Program offers national scholarships available to Deaf or hard of hearing students.  Amount: $3000 (full-time students) or $1000 (part-time students) Number Available: The exact number of awards will be dependent on the number and ranking of qualified applicants. Deadline: May 25th, 2021 at 4p.m. The Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship Program was created to ...
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  • Canadian Hemophilia Society James Kreppner Memorial Scholarship and Bursary Program
    The Canadian Hemophilia Society James Kreppner Memorial Scholarship and Bursary Program is a national bursary program available to students who have hemophilia (factor VIII or IX) or another inherited bleeding disorder (such as von Willebrand disease, a rare factor deficiency or platelet function disorder), carriers, and those who contracted HIV through a blood transfusion. Spouses and ...
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  • Carly Reid Memorial Award
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About: The Carly Reid Memorial Award was created in 2006 in memory of Carly Reid by her family. Carly was a student in the Print Futures program at Douglas College and knew she had found her ...
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  • Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia Education Bursaries
    The Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia Education Bursaries are open to students in British Columbia with Cerebral Palsy who are members of their association.  Amount: unknown Number Available: unknown Deadline: September 15th, 2022 Making a life without limits one student at a time – that’s what the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC has been doing since 1994 with ...
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  • Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship
    Available to students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing attending post-secondary education in Alberta with demonstrated knowledge of sign language and financial need. Amount: $5000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: August 31st, 2021 The Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships support post-secondary education for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Albertans. Priority is given to individuals who demonstrate involvement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing ...
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  • CHHA National Scholarship Program
    The CHHA National Scholarship Program offers three different scholarships to Deaf or Hard of Hearing students. Amount: $1000-2000 Number Available: 4 Deadline: April 30th, 2021 at 3pm (EST) The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) Scholarship Program was established in 2002. This Program is supported by donations of the members of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) and ...
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  • Chopnick Hilliard Scholarship
    Available to Canadian students with a spinal cord injury Amount: $1500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 31st, 2021 Criteria The Chopnick Hilliard Scholarship is open to any post-secondary student who has a spinal cord injury and who is living in Canada. Applicants must meet all of the following criterial to be eligible. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. The applicant ...
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  • Chronic medical / health problem
    Chronic medical / health problem
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  • CNIB Master’s Scholarship
    The CNIB Master’s Scholarship is one of two scholarships available to blind or partially sighed students who have graduated from university and are entering a post-graduate education program.  Amount: $12500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: July 5th Annualy C​NIB’s Master’s Scholarships encourage and support students who are blind or partially sighted to undertake studies at the post-graduate level. There ...
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  • CNIB’s General Scholarships
    CNIB’s General Scholarships are national scholarships offered to students who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $3000 Number Available: multiple Deadline: June 30th , 2021 The CNIB Scholarships are awarded to students who are blind or partially sighted and who demonstrate amazing courage, determination and passion in fighting for their independence and future. Criteria In order to be considered eligible for ...
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  • Nalini Perera Little Lotus Bud Master’s Scholarship
    The Nalini Perera Little Lotus Bud Master’s Scholarship is available to post-graduate students who are blind or partially sighted.  Amount: $5000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 15th,Annually C​NIB’s Master’s Scholarships encourage and support students who are blind or partially sighted to undertake studies at the post-graduate level. There are two Master’s Scholarship available: The CNIB Master’s Scholarship and the ...
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  • Connor Clark & Lunn Financial Group Scholarship
    The newest addition to the NEADS’ Student Awards offerings is the Connor Clark & Lunn Financial Group Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to persons with disabilities in higher education who display community leadership, and show interest in a business-oriented career. Recipients of this scholarship will be limited to students who are enrolled in a ...
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  • Contact Us
    This website is created and run by the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). If you would like to submit a scholarship to the website or have any questions or concerns about the content on this website, please contact Sarah Szumlanski: sarah.szumlanski@neads.ca NEADS’ Researcher and Junior Content Manager   Rm. 514 Unicentre, Carleton University  Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6 If you have ...
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  • Covid -19 Guide for Students with Disabilities
    This guide is intended as a comprehensive and detailed account of Canadian federal, provincial, and post-secondary initiatives that can help people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Given that NEADS represents college and university students with disabilities, the guide is primarily focused on those measures that support disabled persons in post-secondary study. We hope this ...
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  • Dalhousie Student Accessibility Fund Bursary
    Bursaries which are open to all Dalhousie students with disabilities. We recognize that there are additional financial burdens associated with having a disability, and these bursaries are provided to help defray these costs. Amount: 1000$ Deadline:Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until funding is depleted. Due to the volume of requests. Number available: Varies Criteria Must be a ...
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  • David Pouliot Scholarship Program
    The David Pouliot Scholarship Program is available to students in Quebec who are members of CHSQ and living with a bleeding disorder.  Amount: total amount available is $3000 Number available: several Deadline: August 15th, 2022 The David Pouliot Scholarship Program is offered by the Canadian Hemophilia Society – Quebec Chapter/Société canadienne de l’hémophilie – Section Québec (CHSQ/SCHQ). In memory of ...
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  • DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities
    The DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities is open nationally to students with disabilities.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: 6PM EST July 31, 2022 Disability Credit Canada’s mission is to help disabled Canadians receive the full benefits and credits they deserve from the Canadian government. As a Disability Benefits firm, Disability Credit Canada works closely with disabled ...
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  • Deaf / Hard of hearing
    Deaf / Hard of hearing
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  • Donald E Curren Scholarship
    The Donald E. Curren scholarship is a scholarship available to students with a mobility disability living in Atlantic Canada.  Amount:The maximum value of the scholarship will depend on number of applications received and each is up to $1500 Number Available: Up to 8 Deadline: July 31st (Annually) The Donald E. Curren Scholarship was created by the many friends and ...
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  • Donald Oscar Cannon Scholarship
    The Donald Oscar Cannon Scholarship is available to students attending McMaster University who is registered with Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Amount: $2000 Number Available: 1 Deadline:The online aid application opens for all students on Aug. 12 and the deadline is January 11th, 2020 The Donald Oscar Cannon Scholarship was established in 2012 by the Cannon ...
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  • Donna Lester-Smith Humanities Award
    Amount: $500 x 1 Deadline: March 1st – July 31st About: Completed a minimum of 24 credits of full-time study in an Arts or Science (university studies) program at any campus Eligibility:  Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident A resident of the Okanagan College region Completed at least 24 credits of full-time study (or 40% course load for students with permanent disabilities) ...
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  • Doreen Kronic Scholarship
    A scholarship offered by the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC). The  Doreen Kronick Scholarship is available to post-secondary students with learning disabilities who are enrolled in full-time or part-time study programs. The Doreen Kronick Scholarship may be awarded to a person who is pursuing a program of graduate study in a university that will ...
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  • Dr. Douglas and Patricia Vandenberghe Scholarship
    The Dr. Douglas and Patricia Vandenberghe Scholarship is a non-renewable award presented to a disabled student continuing an undergraduate degree at the University of Regina. Amount: $1500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 Yet if the trend continues like it has for the past few years, The deadline for the 2020-2021 school year should ...
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  • Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program
    The Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program is open to Canadian citizens with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus residing in the province of Ontario. Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 29 2020 Named in honour of Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick as a tribute to his dedication, on-going support and outstanding service to our members. The Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship ...
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  • Dr. Isabella Mills Bursary
    The Dr. Isabella Mills Bursary is available to students studying at the University of Saskatchewan who have a mobility impairment.  Amount: varies (typically $1000) Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st Annualy The Dr. Isabella Mills Bursary is funded by the estate of Dr. Isabella Mills, and is renewable for students studying at the University of Saskatchewan with a mobility ...
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  • Dr. John Davis Burton Award
    The John Davis Burton Award is an award to honor a student in good standing who has made a significant contribution toward awareness, equality and integration of persons with disabilities within the educational community. This award is given annually to a deserving student who is enrolled at Algonquin College, Carleton University, La Cité collègiale or the University of Ottawa. Amount: Varies Number Available: 1 Deadline: ...
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  • Ed Ireland Award for Disabled International Students
    Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Director of the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, to one (1) international student who is entering or proceeding from one year to another and who is registered with the Paul Menton Centre. Recipients will be in demonstrated financial need.  Should the recipient be a graduate student, ...
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  • Ed Ireland Bursary for Students with Disabilities
    Awarded annually to two (2) deserving students proceeding from one year to another. Successful applicants are selected from within the following areas: College of Humanities, Human Rights, Electronics – doing research work in the area of silicon-based optical sensors, the Attendants Service Program, and students with disabilities registered with the Paul Menton Centre. Amount: 500$ Number Available: ...
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  • Effie Close and Andrew Jamault Bursaries
    The Effie Close and Andrew Jamault Bursaries are available to students residing in Saskatchewan who are wheelchair users.  Amount: $2000 Number: Varies Deadline: December 1st (annually) The Kinsmen Foundation is pleased to be the administrator of the Effie Close and Andrew Jamault Bursaries. Both Ms. Close and Mr. Jamault bequeathed estate funds to the Kinsmen Foundation to establish these ...
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  • Eleanor Ritchie Scholarship
    The Eleanor Ritchie Scholarship is for a student on the autism spectrum who currently resides in Ontario, entering their first year of post-secondary education at any level.  Amount: $500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: April 30, 2022 Each year, Autism Ontario awards scholarships to outstanding students entering their first year of a post-secondary program across Ontario. The Eleanor Ritchie Post-Secondary Education ...
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  • Emmy Duff Scholarship
    In keeping with Em’s spirit of giving, the Emmy Duff Scholarship Foundation is dedicated to providing scholarships to deserving students. The Scholarships will support post-secondary academic endeavours and recognize your personal triumphs. To learn more about Emmy Duff click here  The $2,000 Emmy Duff Scholarship is a one-time award for full-time students in a college or ...
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  • Epilepsy Ontario Scholarship
    The Epilepsy Ontario Scholarship is open to students with epilepsy entering or continuing a post-secondary education in Ontario. Amount: $1500 Number available: 4 Deadline: July 7, 2022 Are you a student with Epilepsy who is enrolled or is about to be enrolled in a post-secondary education program this September? Then congratulations, you are already well on your way to ...
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  • Eric Waldron Scholarship
    The Eric Waldron Scholarship is awarded to a student with cerebral palsy who is a current Lifetime Member of OFCP and who is enrolled in an Ontario College or University and who has already completed their first year. Amount: $500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: Friday, August 21, 2020 Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy has established several annual awards to acknowledge ...
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  • Find an Award
    Find an Award
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  • FJL Woodcock SAPA Scholarships
    The FJL Woodcock SAPA Scholarships are national scholarships available to students who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: multiple Deadline: June 30th, 2021 Established in 1989, these scholarships were named after Captain Fred Woodcock, a World War II veteran who was blinded in action. They are made possible by the families of veterans who were blinded ...
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  • Garth Edward Usick Memorial Bursary
    The Garth Edward Usick Memorial Bursary is a non-renewable scholarship available to undergraduate students attending the University of Regina.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 There is another website called Scholarship Canada and they have a more recent/ updated page about the Garth Edward Usick Memorial Bursary award. They are saying that the ...
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  • Garth Garver Memorial Award
    The Garth Garver Memorial Award is a non-renewable award for students continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina. Amount: 1 Number Available: $1300 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 Criteria The award will be presented to a University of Regina, undergraduate student who meets the following criteria: Enrolled in any degree program Minimum undergraduate grade point average (UGPA) ...
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  • George Bateman Memorial Scholarship
    The George Bateman Memorial Scholarship is open to Deaf or hard of hearing students in the Atlantic Provinces who are 21 years of age or younger.  Amount: Varies based on total annual applications Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 1st annually The DHH (Deaf or Hard of Hearing) Trust Fund, funded by the Interprovincial School Development Association (ISDA), is ...
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  • Government Funding Resources
    Provincial and Territorial Student Financial Assistance Offices Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and the province of Quebec operate their own student assistance plans. If you are a resident of Nunavut, the Northwest Territories or Quebec, contact the provincial or territorial student financial assistance office for further information. Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
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  • Government of British Columbia Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Full-Time Students with a Permanent Disability If you have a documented permanent disability and will be studying at a designated post-secondary institution, the following programs may help you. Appendix 8 (Request for permanent disability programs) Provincial grants and bursaries Assistance program for students with permanent disabilities B.C. access grant for deaf students B.C. access grant for students with permanent disabilities B.C. supplemental bursary for students with ...
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  • Government of New Brunswick Funding for Students with Disabilities
    A comprehensive guide to student financial aid through the Government of New Brunswick is available here. The Government of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada work together to provide student financial assistance. Loans, grants and bursaries are available to help you access and pay for post-secondary education. With one application, you will be considered for ...
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  • Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Funding for Students with Disabilities
    The Newfoundland and Labrador government has an information page for students with permanent disabilities. You can find it, and more of the following information, HERE. The Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities (CSG- PDSE) Students with permanent disabilities can apply for grants for services and equipment through the Newfoundland and Labrador Integrated Student Financial Assistance ...
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  • Government of Nunavut Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Student Financial Assistance Program Overview Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students Program (FANS), funds students attending postsecondary education programs. FANS ensures that financial need is not a barrier to higher education. FANS is governed by Nunavut’s Student Financial Assistance Act and Regulations For more information about FANS click HERE to access the student handbook Grant for Students with Permanent ...
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  • Government of Ontario Funding for Students with Disabilities
    This page has information on: Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) Bursary for Students with Disabilities and Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities Severe Permanent Disability Benefit Ontario Disability Support Program Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college or university. OSAP ...
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  • Government of Prince Edward Island Funding for Students with Disabilities
    If you are a PEI student, you could get $4400 to $8800 in bursaries, depending on your program of study. No application is required. To receive this money, simply enroll as a first-time student at UPEI, Holland College, Maritime Christian College or College de l’Ile. As a province in Canada, students living in PEI are also ...
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  • Government of Quebec Funding for Students with Disabilities
    On this page you will find information about: The Loans and Bursaries Program for Full-Time Students The Loans Program for Part-Time Students The Allowance for Special Needs Program – Adults For information about repayment, click here. Loans and Bursaries Program *See below for what counts as full-time for students with disabilities The Loans and Bursaries Program enables Québec students ...
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  • Government of Saskatchewan Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Students with permanent disabilities are eligible to access all student loan and grant programs. There are also some features of the Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loan program specifically for students with permanent disabilities, as well as other supports available to all students that may be of interest to you. Financial Supports for Students with Disabilities If you are ...
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  • Government of the Northwest Territories Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Student Financial Assistance Program Overview ECE offers full-time and part-time financial assistance to NWT residents attending accredited, postsecondary institutions and programs through the Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Program. The purpose of the SFA Program is to help supplement the cost of obtaining a postsecondary education, not to cover all expenses. Depending on eligibility, SFA may provide post-secondary ...
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  • GRAGOPEAN Scholarship Trust
    The GRAGOPEAN Scholarship Trust is available to post-secondary students in British Columbia with spinal cord injuries.  Amount: varies Number available: varies Deadline: May 13, 2022 Offered by Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC), in partnership with the Vancouver Foundation. The GRAGOPEAN SCHOLARHSIP TRUST was established by anonymous donors to promote the advancement of education of persons in BC with a ...
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  • NEADS Holly Bartlett Memorial Award
    The Holly Bartlett Bursary is being offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education and extra costs because of their disabilities. Students must be registered in a post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of registration. The award will be offered to ...
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    Welcome to the new Disability Awards website, created by the
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  • Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships
    The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $1.2 million annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories. Amount:  up to 10,000$ Number Available: 160 Open: December 2021 Deadline: March 15th 2022 @12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) Criteria Be enrolled full-time as a high school grade 11or first-year CEGEP student in Canada Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue ...
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  • Indigenous Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award
    The Indigenous Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award is open to Indigenous students in British Columbia in a Fine Arts program and living with mental illness or addiction.  Amount: $1000 Number available: 1 Deadline: new extension is August 8th, 2022 Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of post-secondary education through ...
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  • Instant Record Check Scholarship Program
    The Instant Record Check Scholarship Program is not disability-specific and is open to all full-time post-secondary students in Canada. Amount: $500 Number available: 1 Deadline: December 31st, 2022 Instant Record Check celebrates students who strive for excellence and are happy to announce their first-ever Instant Record Check scholarship, which will be awarded to one brilliant student who aspires for ...
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  • IODE Lord Dundonald Giselle Lazure Memorial Award
    Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities to an outstanding student entering or proceeding from one year to another at Carleton University who is in demonstrated financial need. Eligible students will have a permanent mental or physical disability and be registered with the Paul Menton Centre. Established in ...
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  • James R. (Jamie) Greilich Memorial Bursary
    The James R. (Jamie) Greilich Memorial Bursary is available to students attending McMaster University.  Amount: varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: January 11th, 2020 with your supporting documents due on January 22, 2020. For Undergrad The James R. (Jamie) Greilich Memorial Bursary was established in 1991 in memory of Jamie Greilich (Class of ’88) by the ...
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  • James R. (Jamie) Greilich Memorial Scholarship
    The James R. (Jamie) Greilich Memorial Scholarship is available to students studying at McMaster University.  Amount: $5000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: September 8th, 2020 Or April 30th 2020 depending on where you look on the website The James R. (Jamie) Greilich Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 by Mr. George and Mrs. Rita Greilich in ...
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  • Janice Lee Blue Wave Youth Bursary
    The Janice Lee Blue Wave Youth Bursary is open to students under 20 years old who live in British Columbia with a mental illness or addiction.  Amount: $700 Number available: several Deadline: The application period for CMHA BC scholarships is now closed Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of post-secondary education ...
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  • Jeanne and Peter Nolan Award
    The Jeanne and Peter Nolan Award is available to students studying at McMaster University.  Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: Sept 8th or April 30 Depending on where you look on the website.    The Jeanne and Peter Nolan Award was established in 2014 by Kim (Class of 2004 and 2009) and Tim (Class of ‘86 and 2004) Nolan to celebrate ...
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  • Jim and Elizabeth Ottley Award
    Available to students with disabilities enrolled at the University of Regina.  Amount: $2,700 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2020 Criteria The award will be presented to a University of Regina undergraduate student who meets the following criteria: enrolled in any degree program minimum undergraduate grade point average (UGPA) of 70% registered and remains registered in a minimum of 6 credit hours in the semester the ...
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  • Jim & Elizabeth Ottley Award
    The Jim & Elizabeth Ottley Award is a non-renewable scholarship available to disabled students continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina.  Amount: $2800 depending on where you look Number Available: 1 Deadline:  September 30th 2021  There is a another website called Scholarship Canada and they have updated information for the Jim & Elizabeth Ottley Award. They say that for the ...
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  • Joan Meister ORW Memorial Fund for Students with Disabilities Bursary
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About: The Joan Meister ORW Memorial Fund for Students with Disabilities Bursary was established in 2004 to recognize and reward students with disabilities enrolled at Douglas College. This would include not only students enrolled in a ...
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  • John Teuscher Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, to a student with a Learning Disability proceeding from one year to another who has been involved in student life and is a Canadian citizen.  Preference will be given to a student enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.  ...
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  • Joint Diversity Scholarship
    Save-On-Foods is proud to have partnered with UFCW Local 1518 to establish a Joint Diversity and Training Trust to support and maintain a respectful and positive working environment. Our goal is to work collaboratively to promote diversity awareness and build strong, healthy and mutually beneficial relationships within the diverse communities that we serve. We help students ...
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  • Judge Brian Stevenson Scholarship
    Amount: $2000 Number Available: Varies Open: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022 This scholarship is available for Canadian students who are legally blind and who are pursuing post-secondary studies. Candidates should demonstrate strong career aspirations. Eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship for each year of their postsecondary program (to a maximum of four years). Criteria This scholarship is ...
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  • Kelly Jost Memorial Bursary
    Amount: $850 x1 Deadline: March 1-September 15, December 1-February 15 About: Enrolled full-time in the first semester of study in any degree, diploma or certificate program at the Vernon campus of Okanagan College Eligibility Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person Registered in full-time course load (or 40% course load for students with a permanent disability) in the first semester ...
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  • Kenneth Bimmann Scholarship
    The Kenneth Bimmann Scholarship is available to students who are studying at the University of Saskatchewan and have a physical disability.  Amount: $1100 or $900, Depending on where you look Number Available: varies Deadline: October 1st Annualy A massive thank you to Kenneth Bimmann Fund for sponsoring the Kenneth Bimmann Scholarship. There are a few web-sites that seam to be more recently ...
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  • Kevin Collin Abilities Scholarship
    The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship is presented to a post-secondary student with a disability. Eligible applicants must have at minimum one full semester left in their post-secondary education. Amount:  3000$ Number Available: 1 Deadline: March 31st 2022 (The scholarship will be presented at the annual We Care Gala) About  The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship is presented to a post-secondary student ...
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  • Kidney Foundation of Canada – Atlantic Canada Branch Bursary
    The Kidney Foundation of Canada – Atlantic Canada Branch Bursary is available to students living in Atlantic Canada who are a kidney patient, the spouse of a kidney patient, or the dependent of a kidney patient.  Amount: $500 Number Available: 4 Deadline: June 14th, 2020 The general purpose of the program is to assist kidney patients and their family members ...
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  • Kirby Rowe Scholarship
    Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 31, 2021The Kirby Rowe Scholarship is established in memory of William Kirby Rowe who provided outstanding and valued leadership throughout his career to advance access and inclusion for people with disabilities in Canada. One Kirby Rowe Scholarship of $1000 is available annually to a student with a spinal cord injury ...
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  • Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick Scholarship
    The Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick Scholarship is open to students with learning disabilities in New Brunswick. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline:  May 16th, 2022 The Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick (LDANB) is a charitable organization founded in 1970. Their mission is to promote the understanding and acceptance of the ability of persons with learning disabilities to ...
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  • Learning disability
    Learning disability
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  • Lillian R. Stegne Memorial Bursaries
    The Lillian R. Stegne Memorial Bursaries are available to students attending McMaster University who are registered with SAS.  Amount: unknown Number Available: unknown Deadline: Jan 11th 2020 with the supporting documents due Jan 22nd 202 The Lillian R. Stegne Memorial Bursaries was established in 1990 in memory of Lillian Rose Stegne (Class of ’62) by ...
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  • Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship for High School Seniors
    Amount: $1,000 Number Available: 3 Deadline: Sunday, June 5th at 11:59 pm/ 2:59 am EST Criteria 2022 Scholarship Applicants must match the following criteria: Have, or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability* Current high school senior in the U.S. or Canada graduating in the Spring or Summer of 2022 Accepted to, or applied and awaiting acceptance to, a 4-year ...
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  • Lions District 5CN Bursary
    The Lions District 5CN Bursary is open to students studying at the University of Saskatchewan who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $600 or Varies depending on availability. Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, annually  A Massive thank you to District Governor Ewen Gray for funding the Lions District 5CN Bursary. Criteria Must be a student at the University of Saskatchewan Must have completed at least ...
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  • Lisa Huus Memorial Bursaries
    The Lisa Huus Memorial Bursaries are available for students attending post-secondary education in British Columbia who have physical disabilities.  Amount: up to $5000 Number Available: varies Deadline: May 31 2021 The Lisa Huus Memorial Fund was established in 1988 in memory of Lisa Pauline Huus, who was a third-year sociology student at the University of Victoria. A native of ...
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  • Lorne Fraser Educational Bursary
    The Lorne Fraser Educational Bursary is open to students in British Columbia living with a mental illness or addiction.  Amount: $700 Number available: several Deadline: The application period for CMHA BC scholarships is now closed Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of post-secondary education through their scholarship and bursary programs. They ...
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  • Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion
    The Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion is students in British Columbia living with mental illness or addiction. Amount: $1000 & $2000 Number available: 2 Deadline: The application period for CMHA BC scholarships is now closed Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of post-secondary education through their scholarship and bursary ...
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  • Lorraine Hartman Memorial Award
    Amount: 1500  Number Available: 1 Deadline: July 31, 2021 Female student with diabetes who has completed a minimum of 24 credits of study in any university studies, degree or diploma program at any campus Eligibility Canadian citizen or permanent resident Female student with diabetes Completed a minimum of 24 credits of study in at least 60% of a full course load (or ...
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  • Louise Charette Memorial Award
    This award was established in the loving memory of Louise Charette, an award-winning CBC journalist.   Amount: $1000 Number available: 1 Deadline: March 15th About: Valued at a minimum of $1000, it is available annually to a first-year Creative Communications student. Students who are members of under-represented groups at Red River College, or who face physical, social, economic, cultural or ...
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  • Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary
    The Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary is available to students residing in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent area in Ontario with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: April 30th 2020 The Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary Program was established in April 1993 in memory of this young girl who truly loved to learn. Just months before her passing, Luciana wrote her ...
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  • Lucie and Phil Latulippe Fund Fellowship
    The Lucie and Phil Latulippe Fund Fellowship is available to students at Université Laval who have motor or sensory disabilities.  Amount: $1500 Number: 3 Deadline: fall 2020 Donors: Lucie and Phil Latulippe Fund Goal: Promote the practice of sports activities for Laval University students who have a motor or sensory disability that is a constraint to their ...
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  • MADD Canada Bursary Program
    Available to students who have been severely injured or who have had an immediate family member killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired driving crash. Amount: $10,000 and $5,000 Deadline: May 31st Criteria Applicants must: be Canadian citizens have themselves been severely injured or who have had a parent, legal guardian, or sibling killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired ...
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  • Making a Difference Award
    Awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Paul Menton Centre, to outstanding students with a documented permanent physical disability entering a program of study within the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science, the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs or in a program in Accounting. Recipients will demonstrate leadership and be committed ...
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  • Manitoba
    Manitoba
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  • Manitoba Blue Cross Bursary for Students with Special Needs
    The Manitoba Blue Cross Bursary for Students with Special Needs is offered through 8 participating Manitoba post-secondary institutions to students with special needs.  Amount: $750 Number available: one bursary per school Deadline: varies by school Today’s youth is tomorrow’s future. As the cost of further education is one of the biggest challenges facing students, Manitoba Blue Cross offers scholarships ...
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  • Government of Manitoba Funding for Students with Disabilities
    One Application – Two Loans When you apply to Manitoba Student Aid, you become eligible for loans and grants, not only from Manitoba Student Aid, but also from the Canada Student Loans Program. When you receive and repay your student loans, you deal with both lenders separately. Requirements To remain eligible for Manitoba Student Aid, you must: pass at least ...
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  • Manitoba Hydro Bursaries
    Amount: Varies Deadline: October 12th About: Manitoba Hydro offers a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships to Red River College students who are of Indigenous ancestry or members of employment equity designated groups (women, Indigenous people, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities).   Manitoba Hydro reviews all applications and selects the recipients.  Those selected are ...
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  • Mattinson Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    The Mattinson Scholarship for Students with Disabilities is a national scholarship available to students with disabilities.  Amount: $2000 Number Available: 4 Deadline: June 1, 2020 Up to four (4) scholarships at the bachelor level, distributed as follows: 1 in the category of Physical Disability*; 1 in the category of Sensory Disability*; 2 in any of the following categories: ...
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  • MAVLI Student Achievement Award
    Established by the Manitoba Association of Visual Language Interpreters (MAVLI), an award of up to $500 award is available to a first-year student enrolled in the ASL – English Interpretation program at Red River College. Amount: $500 Number Available: 5 Deadline: February 15th Criteria To be eligible, applicants must be a member of MAVLI and a full- time students. Selection ...
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  • McGill University Financial Aid
    This page provides information about funding opportunities available specifically to students entering or attending post-secondary at McGill University.  From the McGill Financial Aid Office: McGill provides both merit- and need- based support to entrance and in-course students. While some of our awards may have a ‘preference’ for students with disabilities, we do not discriminate in our selection ...
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  • McMaster Achievement Awards of Excellence
    The McMaster Achievement Awards of Excellence are available to students who are registered with McMaster University’s Student Accessibility Services (SAS).  Amount: $800 Number Available: 1 Deadline: April 30th Established in 1998. Criteria A variable number of scholarships to be awarded to students who, in the judgment of the Student Accessibility Services (SAS), demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. Preference will be given to first-degree ...
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  • Memorial University Scholarships
    This page lists the scholarships available to disabled students attending Memorial University.  Amount: varies Number: varies Deadline: March 1st (annually) Memorial University has a number of scholarships available to students with disabilities enrolled at the university. Many of them have similar steps, So just a number of them have been shown here. If you wish to see the full ...
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  • Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award
    The Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award is open to students in British Columbia living with mental illness or addiction studying in the field of fine art.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 2 Deadline: The application period for CMHA BC scholarships is now closed Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of ...
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  • Merylyn K. Vann Bursary
    The Merylyn K. Vann Bursary is open to students with disabilities enrolled in any undergraduate degree program at the University of Saskatchewan. Amount: $6000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st annually  There is another source from the University of Saskatchewan called school finder, and they are saying that the Merylyn K. Vann Bursary the amount its worth is $3000. So don’t ...
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  • Michael Kamin Hart Scholarship
    The Michael Kamin Hart Scholarship is available to students in Ontario who have undergone treatment or are currently undergoing treatment for cancer.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: Varies Deadline: August 2nd (Annually) But there is no Scholarship for the 2020 school year. Hopefully it there will be one for the 2021 year! This scholarship was created to honour the memory of Michael Kamin ...
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  • Michelle Edwards Bursary
    The Michelle Edwards Bursary is open to female students with epilepsy living in or planning to attend school in Toronto.  Amount: $800 Number available: 2 Deadline: The 2022 deadline to apply has now passed. Please check Epilepsy Toronto’s Scholarships & Bursaries webpage early Spring 2023 for the next applications. Michele faced many challenges in life as a result of ...
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  • Mobility impairment
    Mobility impairment
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  • Moving Lives Forward Scholarship Program
    Available to students in Newfoundland and Labrador who have received adult services from a provincial Mental Health and Addictions Program. Amount: Up to $1,500 Deadline: April 15th, August 1st, November 1st 2021 The Moving Lives Forward Scholarship Program is a provincial program supporting individuals from a mental health program grow and heal through the pursuit of higher education and/or skill development ...
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  • National Endowment Fund Scholarship
    The National Endowment Fund Scholarship – University of Ottawa is a national scholarship available to those affected by the tainted blood tragedy in Canada occurring between 1980 and 1989.  Amount: varies, maximum $3000 Number available: varies Deadline: September 30, 2022 The objective of this award is to provide financial assistance to students registered in a post-secondary program in a ...
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  • National Government Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Provincial and Territorial Information for Canada Student Loans and Grants The Government of Canada works with most provincial or territorial governments to deliver federal and provincial student loans and grants. In Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador the Government of Canada and the provincial governments work together to provide financial assistance through Integrated Student Loans and Grants. In Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward ...
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  • NEADS Accessibility Resilience Program
    NEADS Accessibility Resilience Program – Emergency Support for Students with Disabilities in Response to COVID-19 Amount: 77 grants with a maximum claim of $100010 grants with a maximum claim of $5000 Open: December 15th  2021 Deadine: Demember 15th 2022 Purpose: COVID-19 has placed an undue burden on post-secondary students with disabilities (undergraduate university, graduate university, college, cégep, and high school students entering ...
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  • NEADS Christine Nieder Memorial Award
    The award will commemorate the life and contributions of Ms. Christine Nieder, NEADS Board member, who passed away in July 2014. The award will be offered to one student per year in the amount of $1,000, or more, depending upon donations to the program. This Award will be for deserving graduate students who demonstrate a passion ...
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  • NEADS National Student Awards Program
    This page lists the various scholarships and awards available to students with disabilities through NEADS.  Amount: Varies (see below) Number Available: Varies (see below) Deadline: May 31st 2022 The NEADS National Student Awards Program is offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities, who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education, as well ...
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  • Neurological impairment
    Neurological impairment
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  • New Brunswick
    New Brunswick
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  • Nicholas Leroux Memorial Bursary
    Awarded annually, to deserving undergraduate students entering or proceeding from one year to another of any program, to support students with disabilities in the attendant services program at Carleton University. Recipients will have demonstrated financial need, must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrants or protected persons), and must meet OSAP’s Ontario residency ...
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  • Normand Brie Foundation
    The Normand Brie Foundation provides financial support to individuals facing obstacles to success; students with disabilities residing in Quebec can apply.   Amount: varies Number: multiple Deadline: open at all times The Foundation was created by Normand Brie, founder of Normandin Restaurants, to support people who are motivated to achieve their goals, but who are facing an obstacle. A personal ...
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  • Nova Scotia
    Nova Scotia
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  • Government of Nova Scotia Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Information about Nova Scotia Loans & Grants can be found HERE. Information for students with permanent disabilities can be found HERE. Key points: The Student Assistance program offers more flexible limits for students with a permanent disability who might have trouble completing their school program within traditional timelines. You have extra time to complete your program with the ...
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  • Nunavut
    Nunavut
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  • Ontario
    Ontario
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  • Other disabilities
    Other disabilities
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  • PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
    The PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities are available to students with disabilities who are permanent residents of Nova Scotia.  Amount: $1000-$2000 (see below) Number Available: 15 (see below) Deadline:end of business day Friday, April 30th, 2021 Six scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00, five in the amount of $2,000.00, four in the amount of $1000.00 are anticipated to be ...
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  • Pat McGrath Scholarship
    The Pat McGrath Scholarship is available to a Canadian student with a disability who is attending university or college.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: November 1st 2019 In memory of former Board and Trustee member, Pat McGrath. Criteria Available to a student with a disability studying at a Canadian university or community college This is not ...
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  • Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship
    The Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship is available to Canadian students with permanent physical disabilities that require the use of mobility aids. Amount: $2500-$5000 Number Available: Varies Deadline: July 31st (annually) Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship offers post secondary academic scholarships to students living with physical disabilities. Created in loving memory of Phyllis Davidson, these scholarships help ease the financial ...
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  • Preszler Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship
    Available to high school students injured in car accidents planning on pursuing a university degree. Amount: $2,500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: January 15th, 2022 “Since 1959 Preszler Law Firm has been committed to helping people injured in car accidents. We understand the difficulty in reclaiming and rebuilding your life following a serious injury. This challenge can be especially tough if your life ...
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  • Prince Edward Island
    Prince Edward Island
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  • Provincial Artisans Bursary
    The Provincial Artisans Bursary is available to students with disabilities who are residing in Nova Scotia and attending a post-secondary institution. Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 31st (annually) Provincial Artisans (Fredericton) Inc. has agreed to provide the capital to fund several bursaries to aid disadvantaged students who are either entering or already attending an institution offering post secondary ...
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  • Psychological / psychiatric disability
    Psychological / psychiatric disability
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  • Quebec
    Quebec
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  • Raghava Sristi Annual Bursary
    The Raghava Sristi Annual Bursary is open to students in British Columbia diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Amount: $5000 ($2500 for fall and winter semesters) Number Available: there may be more than one Deadline: August 15, 2022 Raghava Sristi worked as a Software Engineer for Belmar Consulting from 2018 – 2021 where he developed custom solutions on the Salesforce.com platform. Raghava ...
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  • Resources
    Resources
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  • Resources
    This guide is intended as a comprehensive and detailed account of Canadian federal, provincial, and post-secondary initiatives that can help people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Given that NEADS represents college and university students with disabilities, the guide is primarily focused on those measures that support disabled persons in post-secondary study. We hope this ...
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  • Ressources
    Ressources
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  • État des écoles
    L'état des écoles fournit des informations sur la façon dont les écoles sont affectées par COVID-19
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  • Richard (Asher) Webb Social Justice Activist Memorial Award
    This is an $800 award given annually to a student who demonstrates exceptional effort and/or the ability to lead, organize and engage students or members of the community in embodying the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and social justice. Amount:  800$ Number Available: 1 Deadline: February 15 About: The successful recipient will be a community activist, advocate or leader who ...
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  • Rixon Rafter Scholarship
    Amount: $2000 Number Available: Varies Open: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022 This scholarship is named in honour of Rixon Rafter, a former graduate from the Ontario School for the Blind (now called W. Ross School for the Blind). Eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship for each year of their postsecondary program (to a maximum of ...
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  • S.R. Hussey Memorial Scholarship
    The S.R. Hussey Memorial Scholarship is available to students living in Atlantic Canada who are legally blind.  Amount: Varies, Typically from $100 – $1000 Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 1st (annually) Dr. Samuel Robert Hussey was born in Newfoundland in 1874. He lost his sight at the age of ten after contracting measles. In 1893, he became a teacher ...
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  • Sally Allan Memorial Award
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About: The Sally Allan Memorial Award was established, in 2006, by her daughters and their families. The purpose is to support mature students, with demonstrated financial need, enrolled in English courses at Douglas College. A preference ...
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  • Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship
    The Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship is available to students with mental health conditions currently registered in a post-secondary education program. Amount: $1000 Number Available: varies Deadline: April 1st at 11:59pm EST The Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship was established in honour of Sarah Gaulin, who died at age 26 after a longtime battle with mental illness. Along with her passion for ...
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  • Saskatchewan
    Saskatchewan
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  • SaskPower Award in Business Administration
    The SaskPower Award in Business Administration is a non-renewable scholarship available to students with disabilities continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina targeted to students in Business Administration.  Amount: $3000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 . For the 2020-2021 School year if the trend continues, The deadline should be October 1st ...
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  • SaskPower Award in Chemistry
    The SaskPower Award in Chemistry is a non-renewable scholarship available to disabled students continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina. Amount: $3000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 , Yet if the deadline follows the pattern it has for the past few years. Then the deadline for the 2020 year should be ...
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  • SaskPower Award in Electronic Systems Engineering
    The SaskPower Award in Electronic Systems Engineering is a non-renewable scholarship available to disabled students continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina. Amount: $3000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 , But if the trend continues then the deadline for the 2020 year should be October 1st 2020. Recipients of this award may ...
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  • SaskPower Award in Environmental Systems Engineering
    The SaskPower Award in Environmental Systems Engineering is a non-renewable scholarship available to disabled students continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina. Amount: $3000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2019 , But they seemingly make the deadline on October 1st every year. Recipients of this award may have the opportunity to interview for ...
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  • SaskPower Award in Industrial Systems Engineering
    The SaskPower Award in Industrial Systems Engineering is a non-renewable scholarship available to disabled students continuing their undergraduate program at the University of Regina. Amount: $3000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, 2018 But they seemingly make the deadline on October 1st every year. Recipients of this award may have the opportunity to interview for potential ...
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  • Search by Deadline
    This page acts as an at-a-glance search page for scholarship, award, and bursary deadlines, with keywords listed in square brackets to identify key criteria such as province and disability type. As our website is still being developed, there may be some scholarships, awards, or bursaries listed on our website that are not on ...
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  • Seneca College Scholarships and Bursaries
    Seneca College has a number of scholarships and bursaries available to students with disabilities. Each of those are listed here along with their individual criteria.  Amount: $350-$1000 Number: 5 Deadline: TBD But the renewable scholarships for the 2022 academic year is open from now until the tenth day of class. All other awards will be available in fall and open ...
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  • SGI Auto Body Technician Scholarship, SGI Business Insurance Scholarship
    Amount: $2500  Number: Avaliable: 2 Deadline: October 31, 2021 Eligibility Be enrolled full-time in the Auto Body Technician Certificate Program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus, or Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus  Selection Criteria Academic achievement (75% weighing) Financial need (25% weighing) Preference given to a self declared diversity applicant Click here for more information and to apply Contact Email student.awards@saskpolytech.ca Regina Campus Paula Letkeman Rm 1138 306-775-7718 Moose Jaw Campus Michelle Gulutzan Rm 4234 306-691-8511 Saskatoon ...
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  • SGI Business Insurance Scholarship
    Amount: $2500 Number Available: 4 Deadline: October 31, 2021 Eligibility Be enrolled full-time in the Business  Insurance Program Year 2 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus  Achieved a minimum of 70% average in the Business Certificate program Selection Criteria Academic achievement (75% weighing) Financial need (25% weighing) Preference given to a self-declared diversity applicant Click here for more information and to apply Contact student.awards@saskpolytech.ca Regina Campus Paula Letkeman Rm 1138 306-775-7718 Moose ...
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  • Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada Bursary
    The Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada (SBHAC) Bursary is available to students who are registered members of SBHAC.  Amount: Varies Up to $1000 Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 19, 2021 Program Objectives To encourage and support students with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus to achieve independence in future education. To assist students in pursuing higher education at university or other post-secondary studies. Criteria Open ...
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  • Spinal Cord Injury BC Scholarships
    Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 21st 2021 BCPF provides bursaries of varying amounts each fall to individuals with a spinal cord injury to support them with their post-secondary education at universities and colleges in British Columbia. Funds for these bursaries are funded through the foundation as well as individual donors, such as the Scott Stanley Scholarship. ...
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  • Starlight Casino Bursary
    Amount: Unknown Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st About: Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited DBA Starlight Casino established this annual bursary to assist students in financial need who are enrolled in any Vocational Education and Skills Training, or VEST (formerly Adult Special Education) program ...
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  • State of the Schools Report
    The State of the Schools reports are made possible by the NEADS VirtualAccess4All Project, a two-year project empowering students with disabilities to successfully navigate the transition to post-secondary education. The quarterly State of the Schools reports aim to provide information on current trends and changes in post-secondary education, particularly those caused by the ongoing COVID19 ...
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  • Sun Life Financial Peer Support Scholarship
    The Sun Life Financial Peer Support Scholarship is available to Canadian students with a spinal cord injury who is also a peer support volunteer with one of SCI/CPA corporate members.  Amount: $1500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 31, 2021 The Sun Life Financial Scholarship is open to any post-secondary student with a spinal cord injury who is living in Canada, and ...
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  • Susan Parker Scott Scholarship
    Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities to an outstanding undergraduate student entering or proceeding from one year to another at Carleton University. Established by CFUW-Ottawa Club at the request of Fran Harding and funded through generous donations from Fran and other CFUW-Ottawa Club members. It is named in ...
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  • Tamara Gordon Foundation Scholarship
    The Tamara Gordon Foundation Scholarship is available to students with physical disabilities studying at an Ontario university or college.  Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: 2021/2022 academic year The Tamara Gordon Foundation was established in 2013, to assist students with permanent physical disabilities who wish to pursue the completion of an educational field of study. The award of a TGF Scholarship is ...
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  • TD Meloche Monnex Insurance Scholarship for Students with Functional Disabilities (Motor or Sensory)
    The TD Meloche Monnex Insurance Scholarship for Students with Functional Disabilities (Motor or Sensory) is available to students with functional disabilities studying at the University of Laval.  Amount: $1000 Number: 3 Deadline: fall Donors: Foundation of Laval University (FUL) and TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Goal: Encourage students with a functional disability (motor or sensory) to pursue university studies ...
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  • Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
    The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program is open to all Canadian students with disabilities working towards their first degree or diploma.   Amount: The maximum value of the award is $28,000, dispersed over four (4) years Number Available: Varies Deadline: December 1st (annually) The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program aims to honour the spirit of Terry Fox, one of Canada’s greatest ...
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  • The John A. Sanderson Bursary
    This bursary is available to students that previously attended W. Ross Macdonald School for Students who are Blind and Partially Sighted in Brantford, Ontario Amount: $600-$1200 Number Available: Varies Deadline:November 19, 2021 Criteria This bursary is available to former students who attended W. Ross Macdonald School for at least two (2) years and who are currently enrolled in a post-secondary program. The ...
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  • June Opie Fellowship
    The June Opie Fellowship is available to Canadian students with severe disabilities who will be attending post-graduate studies.  Amount: The value of the award is expected to be about $NZ 12,000 but will vary at the discretion of the panel. Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st Annually  The award, available to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, and New ...
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  • Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $2500 Number Available: 1 Deadline:  TBH 2021 Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 8 scholarships of $2,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship is one of those and is specific to students with disabilities. The National Union of Public and General Employees ...
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  • Thomas Sorensen Memorial Scholarship
    Established by the Sorensen family to honour the legacy of their son, Thomas Sorensen, who was a student at Carleton from 2013-2014. Thomas had big dreams, was a true advocate for persons with disabilities and devoted countless hours volunteering and fundraising for various charitable organizations. He would never turn down an opportunity to educate anyone ...
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  • Timmons Mason Endowment
    The Timmons Mason Endowment is awarded to undergraduate students attending the University of Regina who are registered with Campus for All program. Amount: Varies Number Available: 1 Deadline: Fall Deadline Oct 1st 2021, Winter Deadline February 3rd 2021 Criteria The award will be presented to a student(s) who meets the following criteria: is registered with Campus for All program at the University ...
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  • University of Regina Celebration Award
    The University of Regina Celebration Award is a non-renewable award that is awarded to a graduating undergraduate student at the University of Regina. Amount: $100 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 1st, 2020 Criteria Open to any student with a disability graduating with an undergraduate degree from the University of Regina. Candidates must provide documentation and/or verification supporting ...
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  • University of Saskatchewan Ability Scholarships
    The University of Saskatchewan Ability Scholarships are open to students with disabilities enrolled in any undergraduate degree program at the University of Saskatchewan. Amount: $2000 Number Available: 5 Deadline: June 1st, (Annually) Selection is based on academic achievement or a combination of academic achievement and other selection criteria, as specified by individual scholarship criteria. Recipients will be selected and ...
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  • Wade Hampton Employment Training Bursary
    The Wade Hampton Employment Training Bursary is awarded to an individual with a physical disability who is pursuing a professional development program.  Amount: $1500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: N/A No one embodied the spirit and vision of Ontario March of Dimes more than WWII flying veteran, Wade Hampton. At age 31, on the same day the polio vaccine was announced, ...
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  • Walker Wood Award(s)
    Awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Paul Menton Centre, to outstanding students with a demonstrated permanent disability enrolled in any program of study at Carleton University. Preference will be given to student in financial need from Atlantic provinces. Established in 2019 by the Walker Wood Foundation. Amount:  up to 4000$ One-time funding only. ...
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  • Wallace Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund
    The Wallace Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund is available to students in Southwestern New Brunswick who are manually Deaf.  Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: April 30th (annually) Saint John Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (SJDHHS) administers a scholarship fund for students who are manually Deaf and reside in Southwestern New Brunswick. 2002 marked the first year of this scholarship ...
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  • William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship
    The AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship is available every two years to two students who are legally blind and are studying for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $2000 Number Available: 3 Deadline: AER will be issuing the next series of scholarships in 2024. The application will be ...
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  • Government of Yukon Funding for Students with Disabilities
    The Yukon Grant The Yukon Grant is available for Yukon students who are taking full-time post-secondary classes at a designated institution. Eligibility Who can apply for the Yukon Grant Length of time you may receive the Yukon Grant Combining Yukon Grant with Student Training Allowance Receiving student financial assistance from more than one funding source Eligibility for student financial assistance in other ...
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