CN Diversity Scholarship

Canadian National Railway Company has announced its Diversity Scholarship, which seeks to sponsor those deserving, best-in-class students enrolled in programs relevant to CN’s core business. Eligible recipients of the $3000 scholarship include persons with disabilities.

The deadline for application submission is December 31, 2013. Visit the CN Diversity Scholarship page for all eligibility criteria.

Dr. Temple Grandin – Free Public Lecture at U of C

Dr. Temple Grandin will deliver a free public lecture, titled “Different Kinds of Minds,” on October 30, 2013 at the Libin Lecture Theatre, Foothills Campus. For more information, and to register for the lecture, visit:

Student Success Centre Seminars

The Student Success Centre at the University of Calgary offers free, weekly seminars on a variety of topics related to academic success, including goal setting, school-life balance, avoiding procrastination, and effective notetaking.

Consult the full seminar schedule for all details, and book your spot online.

University of Calgary Assignment Tracker

Two University of Calgary offices – Library and Cultural Resources and Writing Support Services – have collaborated to create the Assignment Tracker. The Assignment Tracker provides templates for breaking down assignments into detailed, manageable steps, and sends students reminders of due dates.

For more information:

Lime Connect – BMO and Google Scholarships

Lime Connect has announced two new scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities.

The BMO Capital Markets scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in both the US and Canada, and is valued at $5000 for students in Canada. Application deadline is Midnight (PST) on Monday, December 2. This scholarship will be of interest to those students focused on business, engineering, math, physics, or a related field.

The Google scholarship, aimed at students pursuing a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related degree, is valued at $5000 for students in Canada and includes a trip to the annual Google Scholars Retreat in California. The deadline to apply is Midnight (PST) on Monday, December 2.

Both scholarships are awarded on merit, and not financial need. Students do not need to be registered with disability services/access centres on campus, nor do they need to provide proof of disability.



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