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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 15th – May 15th Created from part of the legacy of the 1992 BC Games for the Physically Disabled held ...
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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: March 15th, 2023 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 City ...
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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: May 15, 2023, at 11:59pm Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program supports students in achieving their academic goals while they make ...
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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: April 4th, 2023 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 15th – May 15th 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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  • Against the Odds: Faculty of Nursing Deans Award
    Available to students attending the University of Regina Amount: $1000 Number Available: 2 (1 for a student at the Regina campus; 1 to a student at the Saskatoon campus) Deadline: March 15th, 2021 The University of Regina will present a total of two non-renewable Against the Odds: Faculty of Nursing ...
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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 15th – May 15th In 2004 the Al Atkinson Bursary was created in honour of Al’s retirement from ...
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  • Alberta
    Last updated: 2023/01/05
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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. 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 permanent disability who is not eligible to ...
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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, 2023 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: TBA awaiting update for 2023 applications In honour of Amy Farnell, long-time supporter and cherished friend, Autism Nova Scotia and the Craig Foundation are pleased to ...
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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: February 4, 2023, 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 Scholarships Program
    The AQEIPS Scholarships Program is available to students with disabilities studying at a Quebec post-secondary institution or who have a permanent address in Quebec while studying outside the province. Amount: minimum $1000 Number Available: varies Deadline: February 15, 2023 AQEIPS is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1991, by and for SWD. Their primary mission is to ...
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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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  • Autism Ontario Education Scholarships
    The Autism Ontario Education Scholarships include three scholarships available to students with Autism, siblings of Autistic individuals, or parents of Autistic individuals who are studying in Ontario.  Amount: Varies Number: Varies Applications Open: April 2023 Deadline: accept online applications for the 2023/2024 school year during the month of April 2023 Each year, Autism Ontario awards scholarships to outstanding students entering their ...
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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: May 31, 2023, 11:59PM EST These scholarships are awarded to assist students with disabilities, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+, Francophone and those who identify as a member ...
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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: July 4, 2023 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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  • Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Youth Education Awards
    The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Youth Education Awards are open to survivors of pediatric brain tumour pursuing post-secondary education. Amount: TBD Number Available: Multiple Deadline: TBD The aim of the program is to help young brain tumour survivors achieve their dreams through post-secondary education. Going to college and university is often a milestone for young adults but for ...
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  • British Columbia
    Last Updated: 2023/01/05
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  • Bruce D. Curtis We Care Scholarship
    The Bruce D. Curtis We Care Scholarship is available to former We Care Ambassadors who are pursuing post-secondary education or relevant trade training. Amount: $1000 for up to 4 years ($4000 total) Number Available: 1 Deadline: March 15th annually The Bruce D. Curtis Scholarship, funded by We Care, is presented to former We Care Ambassadors who are ...
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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
    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. Criteria Eligible applicants must: be registered with the Paul Menton Centre (PMC) be in good academic standing demonstrate financial ...
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  • Canadian Federation of University Women Award of Distinction
    The Canadian Federation of University Women Award of Distinction is open to Douglas College students with disabilities. Amount: Unknown Number Available: 1 Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 15th – May 15th The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Award of Distinction was established in 2003. CFUW – ...
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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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  • Candlelighters Family Scholarship
    The Candlelighters Family Scholarship is available to students in Newfoundland and Labrador who are siblings of children diagnosed with cancer. Amount:  $1000 Number Available: varies Deadline: August 31st, 2023 The Sibling Scholarship is presented by The Candlelighters Association of Newfoundland and Labrador to siblings of children diagnosed with cancer. The Candlelighters Association of Newfoundland and Labrador is a volunteer ...
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  • Carly Reid Memorial Award
    The Carly Reid Memorial Award is available to Douglas College students with disabilities, with a preference for students in the Professional Communication PDD program or Nursing program. Amount: Unknown Deadline(s): Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 15th – May 15th The Carly Reid Memorial Award was created in 2006 in memory of Carly ...
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  • Carol Shantz Bursary Award
    The Carol Shantz Bursary Award is available to current clients or alumnus of KidsAbility enrolled in post-secondary school.  Amount: Minimum $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 5th, 2023, 4:30PM Each year, the Carol Shantz Bursary Award recognizes a current outstanding client or an alumnus of KidsAbility who, through effort and perseverance, seeks to realize their full potential through post-secondary education. Established to ...
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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 Applications Open: July 15th, 2023 Deadline: September 15th, 2023 Making a life without limits one student at a time – that’s what the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC (CPABC) ...
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  • Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship
    The Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships are available to post-secondary students in Alberta who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Amount: $2000-$7000 Number Available: varies (typically 1-2) Opens: June 1st Deadline: August 31st, 2023 Financial circumstances shouldn’t be a barrier to post-secondary education. That’s why Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to help students with financial need achieve their post-secondary ...
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  • CHHA-Edmonton Academic Scholarship
    The CHHA-Edmonton Academic Scholarship is available to residents of Alberta who have a documented hearing loss and are registered at a post-secondary institution in Northern Alberta.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 31st,Annually Criteria Student must have a documented hearing loss Student must be registered in a post-secondary institution located in Northern Alberta (Red Deer and north) Preference will be given ...
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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, 2023 The Chopnick Hilliard Scholarship is open to any post-secondary student who has a spinal cord injury and who is living in Canada. Criteria 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
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  • CHS Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter Scholarship
    The CHS Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter Scholarship is available to members with an inherited bleeding disorder.  Amount: $500 Number available: 1 Deadline: September 10th, annually The Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Canadian Hemophilia Society is proud to offer a $500 scholarship to a member of the society with an inherited bleeding disorder each year in September. Criteria Applicants must: be a ...
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  • CNF Diversability/Disability Award
    The CNF Diversability/Disability Award is available to students who self-identify as having a disability who are currently enrolled in a nursing program (RPN, LPN, or RN). Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: March 15th, 2023 The Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) offers over $400,000 annually in scholarships to advance nursing practice and knowledge in Canada. Supporting Canada’s best and brightest ...
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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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  • Community Foundation of PEI Scholarships
    The Community Foundation of PEI Scholarships are available to students of Prince Edward Island. Criteria varies by scholarship.  Amount: varies Number available: varies Deadline: Spring Round: closed May 1st, 2023 Fall Round: opens September 1st, 2023 Community Foundation of PEI (CFPEI) spring scholarship applications are now closed: further updates and relevant information will be added to the CFPEI Scholarships webpage throughout ...
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  • Compass Group Canada Bursary
    The Compass Group Canada Bursary is available to Douglas College students enrolled full-time in the Basic Occupational Education program. Amount: Unknown Deadline(s): Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 15th – May 15th Compass Group Canada has been a supporter of Douglas College Foundation since 1989. In 2011 the Compass Group Canada Services Bursary ...
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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, have any questions or concerns about the content on this website, or have any accessibility or technical concerns regarding this website, please contact Aliyah Petzak-Grant: aliyah.petzak-grant@neads.ca NEADS’  Website Manager and Front-End Developer  Rm. ...
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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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  • 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, 2023 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. 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 Ontario. Amount: varies Number Available: varies Deadline: last business day of April, annually The Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program is administered by Hydrocephalus Canada. The scholarship was named in honour of Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick as a tribute to ...
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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. Jack Hand Memorial Scholarship
    The Dr. Jack Hand Memorial Scholarship is available to students in Newfoundland and Labrador who were patients of the Janeway throughout their oncology treatment.  Amount: $1000 Number available: varies Deadline: August 31st, 2023 The Dr. Jack Hand Memorial Scholarship is presented by The Candlelighters Association of Newfoundland and Labrador and is intended to honour the memory of pediatric oncologist ...
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  • Dr. John and Olive Pyper Scholarship
    The Dr. John and Olive Pyper Scholarship is available to a blind or partially sighted student living in Southwestern Ontario. Amount: $4000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: July 4th, 2023 Dr. John Pyper was an ophthalmologist from Stratford, Ontario, who in 1955 extracted the first two eyes donated to the Eye Bank of Canada, and continued to perform this procedure ...
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  • Dr. John Davis Burton Award
    The Dr. John Davis Burton Award is awarded annually to a student attending Carleton University, Algonquin College, La Cité Collègiale, or the University of Ottawa. Amount: Varies Number Available: 1 Applications Open: April 1st annually Deadline: May 31st annually This award was created in the memory of Dr. John Davis Burton, who was a champion and advocate for persons with disabilities. ...
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  • Ed Ireland Bursary for Students with Disabilities
    The Ed Ireland Bursary for Students with Disabilities is available to students registered with the Paul Menton Centre or the Attendant Services Program at Carleton University. Amount: varies Number Available: 4* Applications Open: June 1st annually Deadline: October 31st annually This bursary was endowed in 2008 by Ed Ireland and revised in 2009, 2011, and 2017. *Two students from each ...
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  • Education for Life Bursary
    Voice of Albertans with Disabilities would like to congratulate the following individuals for being a recipient of our Education for Life Bursaries for the year 21-22. There were many deserving applicants from which to choose, and our final decisions were not easily made. Over the past 20 years that VAD has awarded bursaries, we are ...
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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
    The Emmy Duff Scholarship is available to post-secondary students who have undergone or are currently undergoing treatment for cancer. Amount: $2000 Number Available: Multiple Deadline: May 26th, 2023 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 ...
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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: August 11, 2023 Only one in three people with disabilities earn a post-secondary degree in Canada. Epilepsy Ontario wants to improve those odds and they want to celebrate your success in getting as far as ...
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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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  • 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, 2021 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 new deadline is September ...
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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 Last Updated:2023/01/05
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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 is a functional limitation caused by a physical or mental impairment that restricts the person’s ability to participate in post-secondary studies or in the labor force, and that is expected to remain for the person’s natural life.” and will be studying at a Designated school is ...
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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.  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 Program. View the application form In addition to being eligible for ...
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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 The government of Nunavut has a manual about FANS policies. Learn about and view the ...
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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
    This page contains information about: Your Student Financial Aid File Loans and Bursaries for full-time studies Loans for part-time studies Allowance for special needs – adults Scholarships Sources for further information Summary of key points You can use your student financial aid file to apply for Quebec financial assistance programs or send applications by mail For loans and bursaries for full-time studies, ...
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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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  • 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 National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). This website was created to help post-secondary students search hundreds of scholarships available across Canada specifically for students with disabilities. Please note that we are continually adding and updating content, if you see a scholarship with a deadline from a previous ...
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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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  • IODE Lord Dundonald Giselle Lazure Memorial Award
    The IODE Lord Dundonald Giselle Lazure Memorial Award is available to students registered with the Paul Menton Center at Carleton University. Amount: Based on need Number Available: 1 Deadline:  August 31st every-other year. Not open for the 2022-2023 cycle.  This award was established in 2015 by the IODE Lord Dundonald Chapter. Criteria Applicants must: be an outstanding student entering or proceeding ...
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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
    The Joan Meister ORW Memorial Fund for Students with Disabilities Bursary is available to Douglas College students with disabilities enrolled in a program that supports their employment goals. Amount: Unknown Deadline(s): Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 15th – May 15th The Joan Meister ORW Memorial Fund for Students with Disabilities Bursary ...
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  • John Teuscher Memorial Scholarship
    The John Teuscher Memorial Scholarship is available to a student at Carleton University with a learning disability. Amount: up to $5900 Number Available: varies Applications Open: June 1st annually Deadline: October 31st annually Endowed in 2000 by family and friends of Jonathan Brant Teuscher, B.A. 1999 to honour his legacy. While at Carleton, John touched the lives of many ...
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  • Joint Diversity Scholarship
    The Joint Diversity Scholarship is open to post-secondary students in British Columbia who have worked to promote diversity awareness and acceptance in their communities. Amount: $1000 Number Available: multiple Deadline: May 1st, 2024 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 ...
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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 Collins Abilities Scholarship
    The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship is available to students with a disability who have at least one full semester left in their post-secondary education. Amount:  $3000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: March 31st 2024 For more than 17 years, Kevin Collins served as the Executive Director of Friends of We Care, an organization composed of Foodservice and Hospitality industry ...
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  • Kirby Rowe Scholarship
    Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: May 31, 2023 The 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 to students with physical disabilities who are attending post-secondary education in British Columbia or Alberta.  Amount: $500 – $5,000 Number Available: varies Deadline: May 31 2023 The purpose of the Lisa Huus Memorial Fund is to provide bursaries, in the range of $500 – $5,000 annually per recipient, to assist persons with ...
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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: last business day of March, annually Named in honour of Luciana Spring Mascarin, a young student from the area who lived with spina bifida and had an incredible zest for life and ...
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  • Lupus Canada Scholarship
    The Lupus Canada Scholarship is available to students diagnosed with lupus who are or will be attending a Canadian post-secondary institution.  Amount: $2000 Number Available: 6 Deadline: May 31st, 2023 Lupus Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with lupus through advocacy, education, public awareness, support and research. Post-secondary education – a ...
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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
    The Making a Difference Award is open to students in specific programs at Carleton University who have a physical disability. Amount: $5000, renewable Number Available: up to 4 Applications Open: May 1st annually Deadline: August 31st annually This award is renewable at $5000 for the second, third, and fourth year of undergraduate study if the recipient maintains full-time enrolment ...
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  • 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 7th, 2023, 1PM EST The Mattinson Scholarship for Students with Disabilities is administered by Scholarship Partners Canada (SPC), a division of Universities Canada. Objective: To encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ...
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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: $500Number Available: 5Deadline: 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: June 30, 2023 This scholarship was created to honour the memory of Michael Kamin Hart, who was a vibrant, intelligent and compassionate young man who was completing his Masters degree in Biochemistry ...
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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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  • Minds in Motion Awards
    The Minds in Motion awards, offered by the Justin Eves Foundation, are available to students in Ontario with learning disabilities.  Amount: varies Number available: varies Deadline: June 30th, 2022 The Justin Eves Foundations goal is to help disadvantaged students with learning disabilities in their post-secondary education. The Minds In Motion awards were established to help with the costs of tuition, ...
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  • Mobility impairment
    Mobility impairment
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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 2024 Winter Financial Assistance Program
    NEADS Accepting Applications to the Winter 2024 Financial Assistance Program The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is now accepting applications for the Winter 2024 semester of the NEADS Financial Assistance Program. The NEADS Financial Assistance Program is a new, exciting merger of the previous NEADS National Student Awards Program and Accessibility Resilience Program. This program ...
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  • Neurological impairment
    Neurological impairment
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  • New Brunswick
    New Brunswick
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  • Nicholas Leroux Memorial Bursary
    The Nicholas Leroux Memorial Bursary is available to students with physical disabilities who are clients of the Carleton Attendant Services Program. Amount: varies Number Available: varies Applications Open: June 1st annually Deadline: October 31st annually This bursary was endowed in 2007 by family and friends of Nicholas Leroux. Criteria Applicants must: be entering or continuing any program at Carleton University have ...
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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
    Last Updated:2023/01/10
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  • Government of Nova Scotia Funding for Students with Disabilities
    Information about Nova Scotia Loans & Grants. Information for students with permanent disabilities can be found. 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 help of student assistance funding. ...
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  • Nunavut
    Currently searching for available scholarships Last Updated:23/01/10
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  • Ontario
    Ontario
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  • Other disabilities
    Other disabilities
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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, annually In memory of former Board and Trustee member, Pat McGrath. The Workers’ History Museum offers a $1,000 scholarship annually to a person with disabilities studying at a university or community college. Criteria Available ...
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  • Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship
    The Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship is available to students living with a permanent physical disability pursuing their post-secondary education in Alberta. Amount: up to $5000 Number Available: varies Deadline: July 31st 2023 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 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
    Updated:2023/01/03
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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
    Updated: 2023/01/06
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  • Québec Perspective Scholarships
    Québec Perspective scholarships are offered to full-time students in Québec who are completing an eligible program at the college or university level. Amount: $1500 at the college level $2500 at the university level Number Available: N/A Deadlines: applications are submitted after each semester of full-time studies Fall session: February 28th Winter Session: July 31st Summer Session: October 31st Québec Perspective scholarships may be combined ...
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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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  • Roy Cooper Scholarship
    The Roy Cooper Scholarship is available to a student in Ontario with a documented learning disability who is pursuing a bachelor of engineering or a bachelor of science in a physical sciences discipline. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 30th, 2023 at 4PM The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) offers the Roy Cooper scholarship award in memory of Roy ...
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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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  • Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award
    The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award is available to students entering or continuing their post-secondary studies. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 2 Deadline: April 3, 2023 The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award is dedicated to the life of Sabrina Shannon, an inspiring teenager who suffered a fatal anaphylactic reaction in 2003. In 2005, Sabrina’s Law was passed in Ontario, providing landmark legislation that has influenced ...
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  • Sally Allan Memorial Award
    The Sally Allan Memorial Award is available to mature students enrolled in English courses at Douglas College. Preference is given to students with a disability. Amount: Unknown Deadline(s): Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 15th – May 15th The Sally Allan Memorial Award was established, in 2006, by her daughters and their ...
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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
    Updated: 2023/01/06
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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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  • Starlight Casino Bursary
    The Starlight Casino Bursary is available to students with disabilities enrolled in the Vocational Education and Skills Training (VEST) program at Douglas College. Amount: Unknown Deadline(s): Fall: August 15th – September 15th Winter: December 15th – January 17th Summer: April 15th – May 15th Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited DBA Starlight Casino established this annual bursary to assist students in financial ...
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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, 2023 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
    The Susan Scott Parker Scholarship is available to students registered with the Paul Menton Center at Carleton University. Amount: valued at $4000, can vary year to year Number Available: 1 Applications Open: May 1st annually Deadline: August 31st Annually The Susan Scott Parker Scholarship was established by CFUW-Ottawa Club at the request of Fran Harding and funded through generous ...
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  • Take a Pain Check Scholarship Program
    The Take a Pain Check Scholarship Program is available to full-time Canadian post-secondary students living with a rheumatic disease who have made a lasting impact on their community.  Amount: $2500 each* Number available: 2 Deadline: January 30th, 2024 at 11:59pm EST (applications open November 1st, 2023) The Take a Pain Check (TAPC) Foundation is in search of two (2) driven ...
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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: Friday, August 4, 2023 The Tamara Gordon Foundation (TGF) was established in 2013, to assist students with permanent physical disabilities who wish to pursue the completion of an educational field of study. The Tamara Gordon ...
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  • Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
    The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program is open to Canadian students who demonstrate the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox and who are working towards their first degree or diploma. Amount: Maximum value of $28,000, dispersed over four (4) years Number Available: Varies Deadline: December 1st by 11:59PM PT (annually) The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program aims to honour the spirit ...
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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: Friday, July 7, 2023 Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 9 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 ...
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  • Thomas Sorensen Memorial Scholarship
    The Thomas Sorensen Memorial Scholarship is available to students registered with the Paul Menton Centre at Carleton University. Amount: $3000 Number Available: 1 Applications Open: May 1st annually Deadline: August 31st annually The Thomas Sorensen Memorial Scholarship was established by the Sorensen family to honour the legacy of their son, Thomas Sorensen. A Carleton University student from 2013-2014, Thomas ...
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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 , Winter Deadline February 3rd -Annually 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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  • Dr. Don and Renu Kapoor 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
    The Walker Wood Award is available to students registered with the Paul Menton Centre at Carleton University. Amount:  up to $4000, renewable at $4000 for 3 years Number Available: varies Applications Open: May 1st annually Deadline: August 31st annually This award was established in 2019 by the Walker Wood Foundation. This award may be continued for 3 consecutive years of undergraduate ...
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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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  • William Fraser Bursary for Students with Disabilities
    The William Fraser Bursary for Students with Disabilities is available to undergraduate students at Carleton University who have permanent physical disabilities and are registered with the Paul Menton Centre. Amount: varies Number Available: varies Applications Open: June 1st annually Deadline: October 31st annually Endowed in 2014 by Joan Gazeley, the William Fraser Bursary for Students with Disabilities is awarded annually on ...
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  • Yes2Me Scholarship Program
    The Yes2Me Scholarship Program is available to students in British Columbia diagnosed with schizophrenia.  Amount: up to $2000, assessed based on each individual application Number available: varies Deadline: the scholarship program is open to applications year-round The Otsuka-Lundbeck Alliance and BC Schizophrenia Society are celebrating the efforts of young people living with mental illness by providing lucky recipients up ...
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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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