Wanderer’s Trust Scholarship Fund

The Wanderer’s Trust Scholarship Fund is available to students with mobility impairments (preference for those with spinal cord injuries) who are residing in Atlantic Canada. 

Amount: varies

Number Available: varies

Deadline: September 30th, 2019

The Wanderer’s Amateur Athletic Club was, by far, the most distinguished athletic Club in Halifax. Comprised of great athletes and members, the club became known throughout North America. When it was disbanded, the remaining members donated some of its assets to Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia) herein known as CPA (NS) to provide funding for students with a spinal cord injury who are involved in some aspect of sport.

Criteria

Eligible applicants must meet ALL requirements listed below:

  1. Must be living with a mobility disability.
  2. Must use a wheelchair for mobility.
  3. Preference given to person living with a spinal cord injury (quadriplegia or paraplegia).
  4. Reside in Atlantic Canada.
  5. Currently attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the Atlantic Provinces.
  6. Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrant.
  7. Involved in organized sports either as a participant, official, junior official, coach, manager or trainer.
  8. Have a minimum of a “C” average.

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, along with supporting documents, 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.

Please send completed applications along with supporting documents to:

Wanderer’s Trust Scholarship Fund

c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia)

Suite 255 – Mumford Professional Centre

6960 Mumford Road

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3L 4P1

Contact Information

Wanderer’s Trust 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

Website

See Also:

Related: the Donald E. Curren Scholarship

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Last updated: June 11th, 2019