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

Number Available: varies

Deadline: July 31st, 2019

The Donald E. Curren Scholarship was created by the many friends and admirers of Donald E. Curren, the founder and first Executive Director of the Atlantic Division of the Canadian Paraplegic Association and Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia) herein known as CPA (NS). He served as Executive Director from 1952 to 1984.

Criteria

Applications are accepted from persons living with a mobility disability, with preference given to persons living with spinal cord injury (quadriplegia or paraplegia). They must be attending a post secondary school (university, college, technical school) in the Atlantic Provinces. The scholarships will be awarded on merit, academic standing, and on such other criteria as the Selection Committee may determine. Recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, and residents of the Atlantic Provinces.

How to Apply

Application forms can be obtained by visiting www.thespine.ca or by contacting CPA (NS) at 902-423-1277 or 1-800-889-1889. Completed applications must be received by August 30th 2018. Applicants can reapply.

Please include:

  • Two references (these do not necessarily have to be from an employer, past or present)
  • Written confirmation of disability from a doctor or specialist is required.
  • An Official Transcript must be sent for the most recent year of study.
  • A letter of acceptance from the post secondary institution you plan to attend must be attached.

Submit completed application with supporting documents to:

Donald E. Curren Scholarship Fund

c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia)

Suite 255 – Mumford Professional Centre

6960 Mumford Road

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3L 4P1

Contact Information

Donald E. Curren Scholarship Fund

c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia)

Suite 255 – Mumford Professional Centre

6960 Mumford Road

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3L 4P1

Tel: 902-423-1277 or 1-800-889-1889

Darrell Robar: drobar@canparaplegic.org

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See Also:

Related: the Wanderer’s Trust Scholarship

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