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Wayne and Walter Gretzky Scholarship Foundation

In honour of their outstanding commitment to young Canadians with vision loss, the Walter and Wayne Gretzky Scholarship Foundation was established in 1996.

Each year, it presents scholarships to eligible students with vision loss who are planning to study at the post-secondary level.


Candidates must be:
-Blind or living with vision loss;
-A secondary school graduate entering their first year of post-secondary education;
-A Canadian citizen or have held landed immigrant status for one year prior to the date of application.

All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, service to the community, and financial need.

Applicants will be expected to have achieved a high academic standing and to have exhibited superior leadership.

The applicant's essay and answers to the questions on the application form will play an important role in the selection committee's final decisions.

Number & Amount

Varies x $3,000 - $5,000

How to Apply

Application available online:

Contact Information

Kim Kohler,
Walter and Wayne Gretzky Scholarship Foundation
955256 Canning Road
R.R. 2, Paris, ON, N3L 3E2

Phone: 519-458-8665
Fax: 519-458-8609
Email: Kim.Kohler@cnib.ca


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