Blind / Visually Impaired

  • 35 Lions Club of Regina Scholarship
    Available to students enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Regina Amount: $1100 Number Available: 1 Deadline: March 21st, 2022 The 35 Lions Club of Regina Scholarship is a non-renewable scholarship available to students enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Regina who reside within Regina City or the Province of Saskatchewan. Criteria The scholarship shall be ...
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  • AEBC/T-Base Scholarship
    The 2020 AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program is now closed. Should you wish to be notified when the next round of applications will be released (February 2021), 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 26th, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time The scholarships are open ...
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  • 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 30th, 2021 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 ...
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  • Bernice and Robert Gilbert Fund
    The Bernice and Robert Gilbert Fund is available to students in British Columbia who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $1000 Number Available: 1 Deadline: June 15,2021 The Bernice and Robert Gilbert Fund, held by Vancouver Foundation, was established through the estate of the late Bernice Gilbert. The fund was created to support a bursary for a visually impaired ...
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  • Canadian Council of the Blind Bursary
    Awarded annually to one or more blind or visually impaired students. Amount: 2,100$ Number Available: +1 Applications Open: June 1, 2021 Deadline: October 31st 2021 awarded annually Criteria Eligible applicants must: be registered with the Paul Menton Centre; complete the Carleton University bursary application; be in good academic standing; be able to demonstrate through a brief submission, how this bursary, if awarded, would assist them ...
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  • 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: July 5th Annualy 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 ...
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  • 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 30th , 2021 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 ...
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  • 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,Annually 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 ...
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  • 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 30th, 2021 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 ...
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  • John D. McNie Achievement Award of Excellence
    The John D. McNie Achievement Award of Excellence is available to students studying at McMaster University who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: Varies Number Available: Varies Deadline: April 15th Annually The John D. McNie Achievement Award of Excellence was established in 2001 by David O. Davis in honour of John D. McNie. Please check the website to see ...
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  • Lions District 5CN Bursary
    The Lions District 5CN Bursary is open to students studying at the University of Saskatchewan who are blind or visually impaired.  Amount: $600 or Varies depending on availability. Number Available: 1 Deadline: October 1st, annually  A Massive thank you to District Governor Ewen Gray for funding the Lions District 5CN Bursary. Criteria Must be a student at the University of Saskatchewan Must have completed at least ...
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  • S.R. Hussey Memorial Scholarship
    The S.R. Hussey Memorial Scholarship is available to students living in Atlantic Canada who are legally blind.  Amount: Varies, Typically from $100 -1000 Number Available: Varies Deadline: May 1st (annually) Dr. Samuel Robert Hussey was born in Newfoundland in 1874. He lost his sight at the age of ten after contracting measles. In 1893, he became a teacher and ...
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  • Seneca College Scholarships and Bursaries
    Seneca College has a number of scholarships and bursaries available to students with disabilities. Each of those are listed here along with their individual criteria.  Amount: $350-$1000 Number: 5 Deadline: TBD But the renewable scholarships for the 2021 academic year is open from now until the tenth day of class. All other awards will be available in fall and open ...
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  • 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: $2000 Number Available: 3 Application open: The 2022 Ferrell Scholarship will open in early 2022. Deadline: TBH Association for Education and Rehabilitation ...
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