CHHA Scholarships

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is pleased to offer financial assistance to students who live with hearing loss. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you have until March 31, 2018 to apply to any of CHHA’s three scholarships:

Frank Algar Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

The Dr. Charles A. Laszlo Scholarship ($1,000)

Carrell Hearn Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

If you are a post secondary student who lives with hearing loss, you can apply for any of the CHHA Scholarships. To confirm if you meet the criteria to apply, please click on Scholarship program eligibility.

The 2018 scholarship application form is now available online, with a deadline of March 31, 2018 at 3 pm (EST). Please click here to access the application or here for more information on the other scholarships offered by CHHA.

The Body Project

The Body Project is a program aimed at helping young women feel better about their bodies. All female-identified students are invited to take part in these peer-led sessions that will help you challenge and resist societal pressures to conform to an unrealistic standard of beauty.

To register, visit:

ucalgary.ca/wellnesscentre/thebodyproject

Career Development Program

The Career Development Program offered by Career Services will help build your resume, demonstrate your leadership skills and can open up new and unexpected career opportunities. The whole program takes approximately 20 hours to complete. You work through it at your own pace to submit all modules by April 30 to receive co-curricular credit.

The deadline to register is November 9, 2017.

Updated: SU Wellness Centre: Strategies for Exam Anxiety

Update:

This group will now run November 22, November 29, and December 6, 2017. Students can also now register online.


Starting Thursday, November 15, 2017, the SU Wellness Centre is offering a 3 session Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based group for exam anxiety. Included in the sessions will be strategies for improving your test performance, inviting relaxation and ways to increase confidence in test writing situations.

Consult the attached poster for more information. To sign up, visit the Wellness Centre reception desk.

F2017 Flyer Exam Anxiety

Funding for Study Abroad

Have you ever thought about studying abroad but were worried about the cost? Are you already planning to study abroad and looking for funding? We are pleased to announce that the International Study Travel Grant competition is now open!

The eligibility requirements are simple:

  • You must be a University of Calgary degree-seeking student, participating in a University of Calgary study abroad program, earning at least 1 course (3 units) of academic credit.
  • Your study abroad program must commence between January 1 – March 31, 2018
  • You need a minimum 2.80 GPA over your last 8 courses
  • You cannot have previously received funding through the International Studentship or International Study Travel Grant competitions.

Applying is easy. The online application as well as detailed instructions here: www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/travelgrant  

Deadline to apply: Friday November 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

For details on this and many other potential sources of funding:  http://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/funding

Studying abroad is easier (and cheaper) than you think. Find the perfect study abroad program for you:  http://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/find-program

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