The AMI Scholarship Program is
Number: 2 (one student from the English community and one student from the French community)
Deadline: February 16, 2021
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 was renamed the AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship in honour of Robert Pearson, AMI’s first Accessibility Officer.
AMI has collaborated with the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) to administer the program and engage students with disabilities from across the country.
AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through accessible media, reflection and portrayal. To learn more visit AMI.ca and AMItele.ca
The scholarship program is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada with a permanent disability who are currently registered in and returning to a full-time program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university.
How to Apply
As applications are now open, information about how to apply is available on the NEADS website.
Janis Davidson Pressick, Marketing and Communications Manager
(800) 567-6755 Ext. 0971
Greg David, Communications Specialist, Accessible Media Inc.,
Related: The NEADS Student Awards Program