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 Nov 15th.

How to Apply

Information on how to apply to Seneca College awards can be found here.

The Scholarships and Bursaries Available

Azeem Kayum Special Needs Scholarship – $1000

Awarded to a special needs’ student graduating from any full time programs within Seneca, with preference given to students within the School of Media. The recipient of this award will have demonstrated strong academic abilities along with a persevering and winning disposition.

James Kinsey Smith Memorial Award – $350

An award to assist a full-time student who has demonstrated severe hearing loss of higher than 90 decibels (proof will be required), and is enrolled but not in the final year of a program and is returning to Seneca in the following semester. Recipient will demonstrate excellent academic standing like Jim who was an outstanding student in the Computer Programming and Analysis Program. Preference will be given to a student who is in the School of Information and Communications Technology. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

Jennifer MacKenzie Bursary – $1000

A bursary to provide financial support to a Seneca student who is legally blind, enrolled in any full-time or part-time certificate, diploma or degree program and has a demonstrated financial need.

Learning Disabilities Association of North York Bursary – $400

Awarded to assist a learning disabled student. Selection of the recipient will be made in consultation with the Counselling, Disability and Health Services Department and will be based on academic merit and financial need.

Michael McKenzie Scholarship – $1000

To encourage and assist those students with Sickle Cell Anemia in their decision to undertake full time postsecondary study at Seneca College. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents, have demonstrated financial need.

Contact Information

You can find information on your Financial Aid Adviser here.

Telephone of the Office of the Registrar:  416-493-4144


See Also

See other Ontario scholarships