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  • 1800wheelchair.ca Scholarship This is a national post-secondary scholarship open to all disabilities.  Amount: $500 Number Available: 2 Deadline: May 1st, 2018 Established in 2009, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund now bestows two $500 awards each year. In the past, we’ve asked applicants to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges, and much more. To enter the ... Read more
  • AbbVie IBD Scholarship Crohn’s and Colitis Canada awards the AbbVie IBD Scholarship to students living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis who are enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary educational institute. Amount: Up to $5000 Number Available: 10 Deadline: June 1, 2019 at 5pm EDT Past scholarship recipients represent students who are living well with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who not only strive ... Read more
  • AEBC/T-Base Scholarship The 2019 AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program is now closed. Should you wish to be notified when the next round of applications will be released (February 2020), please e-mail scholarship@blindcanadians.ca and we will add you to our distribution list. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 2 AEBC Scholarships; 2 T-Base Communications Scholarships Deadline: March 29th, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time The scholarships are open ... Read more
  • Arlene Burris Memorial Scholarship The Arlene Burris Memorial Scholarship is a national scholarship available to students under the age of 21 who are deaf or hard of hearing. Amount: Up to $1000 Number Available: Up to 30 Deadline: May 1st (further applications may be considered in October) This award is renewable for a maximum of four years (three renewals up to a maximum of ... Read more
  • Bank of Canada Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Amount: $4000 (renewable up to 4 years). In addition, each recipient is considered for a paid summer or part-time (throughout the year) work placement at the Bank of Canada. Number Available: 2 Deadline: August 1st (annually) Take a central role As Canada’s central bank with significant influence and impact, we attract top talent from across Canada and around the world. Yes, we’re ... Read more
  • Barney Danson Scholarship The Barney Danson Scholarship is a national scholarship available to blind or partially sighted students entering post-secondary education.  Amount: $5000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 15th, 2019 Barney Danson’s life was one of service to his country – as soldier, MP, minister of several portfolios in the Pierre Trudeau governments, Consul General in Boston, successful businessman and philanthropist. He did ... Read more
  • Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship Program The Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship Program offers national scholarships available to Deaf or hard of hearing students.  Amount: $3000 (full-time students) or $1000 (part-time students) Number Available:The exact number of awards will be dependent on the number and ranking of qualified applicants. Deadline: May 20th, 2019 at 4p.m. The Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship Program was created to help ... Read more
  • Canadian Hemophilia Society James Kreppner Memorial Scholarship and Bursary Program The Canadian Hemophilia Society James Kreppner Memorial Scholarship and Bursary Program is a national bursary program available to students who have hemophilia (factor VIII or IX) or another inherited bleeding disorder (such as von Willebrand disease, a rare factor deficiency or platelet function disorder), carriers, and those who contracted HIV through a blood transfusion. Spouses and ... Read more
  • CHHA National Scholarship Program The CHHA National Scholarship Program offers three different scholarships to Deaf or Hard of Hearing students. Amount: $1000 Number Available: 3 Deadline: May 31st, 2019 at 3pm (EST) The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) Scholarship Program was established in 2002. This Program is supported by donations of the members of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) and ... Read more
  • Chopnick Hilliard Scholarship Available to Canadian students with a spinal cord injury Amount: $500 Number Available: 3 Deadline: August 15th (annually) Criteria The Chopnick Hilliard Scholarship is open to any post-secondary student who has a spinal cord injury and who is living in Canada. Applicants must meet all of the following criterial to be eligible. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. The ... Read more
  • CNIB Master’s Scholarship The CNIB Master’s Scholarship is one of two scholarships available to blind or partially sighed students who have graduated from university and are entering a post-graduate education program.  Amount: $12500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 15th, 2019 C​NIB’s Master’s Scholarships encourage and support students who are blind or partially sighted to undertake studies at the post-graduate level. There are ... Read more
  • CNIB Sense Scholarship The CNIB Sense Scholarship is a national scholarship available to blind or visually impaired students.  Amount: $500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: TBD CNIB’s Sense Scholarship for Students with Vision Loss is an annual, one-time award of $500 granted to a Canadian living ... Read more
  • CNIB’s General Scholarships CNIB’s General Scholarships are national scholarships offered to students who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $3000 Number Available: multiple Deadline: June 15th, 2019 The CNIB Scholarships are awarded to students who are blind or partially sighted and who demonstrate amazing courage, determination and passion in fighting for their independence and future. Criteria In order to be considered eligible for any ... Read more
  • Nalini Perera Little Lotus Bud Master’s Scholarship The Nalini Perera Little Lotus Bud Master’s Scholarship is available to post-graduate students who are blind or partially sighted.  Amount: $5000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 15th, 2019 C​NIB’s Master’s Scholarships encourage and support students who are blind or partially sighted to undertake studies at the post-graduate level. There are two Master’s Scholarship available: The CNIB Master’s Scholarship and the ... Read more
  • DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities The DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities is open nationally to students with disabilities.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: 6PM EST July 31st, 2019 Disability Credit Canada’s mission is to help disabled Canadians receive the full benefits and credits they deserve from the Canadian government. As a Disability Tax Credit & CPP Disability firm we work closely ... Read more
  • FJL Woodcock SAPA Scholarships The FJL Woodcock SAPA Scholarships are national scholarships available to students who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: multiple Deadline: June 15th, 2019 Established in 1989, these scholarships were named after Captain Fred Woodcock, a World War II veteran who was blinded in action. They are made possible by the families of veterans who were blinded ... Read more
  • Joyce Family Foundation Bursary The Joyce Family Foundation Bursary is a national scholarship available to students who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $4000 Number Available: 4 Deadline: June 15th The Joyce Famil​y Foundation was created by Canadian entrepreneur Ronald V. Joyce, best known as the legendary Canadian entrepreneur who, in 1964, invested in the first Tim Hortons donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Joyce ... Read more
  • Kirby Rowe Scholarship Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: TBDThe Kirby Rowe Scholarship is established in memory of William Kirby Rowe who provided outstanding and valued leadership throughout his career to advance access and inclusion for people with disabilities in Canada. One Kirby Rowe Scholarship of $1000 is available annually to a student with a spinal cord injury to pursue ... Read more
  • Mattinson Scholarship for Students with Disabilities The Mattinson Scholarship for Students with Disabilities is a national scholarship available to students with disabilities.  Amount: $2000 Number Available: 4 Deadline: May 15th, 2019 Up to four (4) scholarships at the bachelor level, distributed as follows: 1 in the category of Physical Disability*; 1 in the category of Sensory Disability*; 2 in any of the following categories: Physical Disability*, Sensory Disability*, ... Read more
  • NEADS National Student Awards Program This page lists the various scholarships and awards available to students with disabilities through NEADS.  Amount: Varies (see below) Number Available: Varies (see below) Deadline: May 10th 2019 The NEADS National Student Awards Program is offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities, who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education, as well ... Read more
  • Pat McGrath Scholarship The Pat McGrath Scholarship is available to a Canadian student with a disability who is attending university or college.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: November 1st In memory of former Board and Trustee member, Pat McGrath. Criteria Available to a student with a disability studying at a Canadian university or community college This is not applicable for anyone who has been ... Read more
  • 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 ... Read more
  • Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship The Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship is available to students with mental health conditions currently registered in a post-secondary education program. Amount: $1000 Number Available: varies Deadline: April 1st at 11:59pm EST The Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship was established in honour of Sarah Gaulin, who died at age 26 after a longtime battle with mental illness. Along with her passion for ... Read more
  • Sun Life Financial Peer Support Scholarship The Sun Life Financial Peer Support Scholarship is available to Canadian students with a spinal cord injury who is also a peer support volunteer with one of SCI/CPA corporate members.  Amount: $500 Number Available: 3 Deadline: July 31st, 2019 The Sun Life Financial Scholarship is open to any post-secondary student with a spinal cord injury who is living in Canada, and ... Read more
  • Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program is open to all Canadian students with disabilities working towards their first degree or diploma.   Amount: The maximum value of the award is $28,000, dispersed over four (4) years Number Available: Varies Deadline: February 1st (annually) The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program aims to honour the spirit of Terry Fox, one of Canada’s ... Read more
  • June Opie Fellowship The June Opie Fellowship is available to Canadian students with severe disabilities who will be attending post-graduate studies.  Amount: The value of the award is expected to be about $NZ 12,000 but will vary at the discretion of the panel. Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 31st, 2019 The award, available to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, and New ... Read more
  • Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship Amount: $1500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: July 4th, 2019 Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 6 scholarships of $1,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship is one of those and is specific to students with disabilities. The National Union of Public and ... Read more
  • Wade Hampton Employment Training Bursary The Wade Hampton Employment Training Bursary is awarded to an individual with a physical disability who is pursuing a professional development program.  Amount: $1500 Number Available: 1 Deadline: N/A No one embodied the spirit and vision of Ontario March of Dimes more than WWII flying veteran, Wade Hampton. At age 31, on the same day the polio vaccine was announced, ... Read more
  • William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship The AER William and Dorothy Ferrell Scholarship is available every two years to two students who are legally blind and are studying for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 2 Deadline: 2018 is closed, 2020 TBD Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually ... Read more