The Roy Cooper Scholarship is available to a student in Ontario with a documented learning disability who is pursuing a bachelor of engineering or a bachelor of science in a physical sciences discipline.
Number Available: 1
Deadline: June 12th, 2020 At 4 Pm
LDAO offers the Roy Cooper scholarship award in memory of Roy V. Cooper, whose volunteerism within his own chapter community and the LDAO is recognized.
The scholarship recognizes an Ontario high school student who has a documented Learning Disability and who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the upcoming academic year. The student must be pursuing a bachelor of engineering or a bachelor of science in a physical sciences discipline (please note: physical sciences do not include social sciences or technology majors). Candidates must have been full time high school students during the 2019-2020 school year and be entering their first year of college or university in 2020-2021.
Roy V Cooper, was a volunteer for over 30 years, as a board member of LDAO and LDAC located in Ottawa and as a mentor to individuals with LD and/or their families in the areas of self-advocacy and assistive technology. Mr. Cooper spent his working life in the engineering/physical sciences field.
Some of the Documents required
(Check the Form for all the Details and explanation)
- HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT
- LETTER FROM HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
- PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY ACCEPTANCE LETTER
- PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
- LEARNING DISABILITIES DOCUMENTATION
How to Apply
Chapters will recommend one candidate from their area each year to be placed in the provincial competition. Please contact your local chapter to obtain an application form:
In the form you will need to answer a few questions. Some of these can be but not limited to (What are your Hobbies, What do you find interesting about engineering and/or the physical sciences, Why did you apply for the Roy Cooper Scholarship Award. Ext)
This is the 2020 Form: Here,
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