Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship

The Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship is available to Canadian students with permanent physical disabilities that require the use of mobility aids.

Amount: $2500-$5000

Number Available: Varies

Deadline: July 31st (annually)

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 the financial responsibility of post-secondary schooling.

Criteria

To qualify you must:

  • be a student or candidate for admission into a Community College or University in Canada, with intent to pursue an academic or professional program leading to a degree, or diploma.
  • be attending on a full-time basis with a minimum of three courses per semester.
  • be a student with a permanent physical disability requiring use of mobility aid i.e. wheelchair, power scooter or power chair
  • be able to attend an annual recognition event.

Selection may be based on academic achievement or financial need.

How to Apply

Scholarship Application form

Must include the following:

  1. A complete application form
  2. One (1) nominating letter of reference describing the reasons the applicant would be a worthy recipient of the scholarship. This application should highlight contribution to the community, academic achievements and other accomplishments
  3. One (1) letter of reference from a teacher at the applicant’s school or from an individual who is familiar with the applicant’s community service
  4. A one (1) page typed essay of goals and the role education will play in achieving those goals, along with why funding is required to meet those goals
  5. An up-to-date, certified academic transcript

Submit to:

Phyllis Davidson Easter Seal Scholarship Review Committee

Easter Seals Alberta
103, 811 Manning Road NE
Calgary, AB   T2E 7L4

Ongoing Eligibility
The selected student(s) must provide annual proof of enrollment, along with academic transcripts no later than July 31 of each year.  They will also include a personal letter indicating the results of the previous school year and how the scholarship assisted their career aspirations.

Contact Information

For more information please contact Easter Seals at (403) 235-5662.

Phyllis Davidson Easter Seal Scholarship Review Committee

Easter Seals Alberta
103, 811 Manning Road NE
Calgary, AB   T2E 7L4

Source

See Also:

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