2017 CN Canadian Diversity Scholarships

Through its Diversity Scholarship ProgramCN offers grants to support the post-secondary education of women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada.

As part of this program, selected students will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, tenable for one academic year.

Applications must be submitted no later than March 31, 2017.

For full eligibility criteria and to apply, visit the scholarship website.

2017 Tom Pinder Education Scholarship

Deaf & Hear Alberta has announced that the application window for the 2017 Tom Pinder Education Scholarship is now open. Up to $2000 will be awarded.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • be Deaf or hard of hearing (with significant hearing loss) or use a cochlear implant;
  • be 18 years of age or older;
  • be a resident of Alberta for at least 1 year;
  • demonstrate a need for financial support, as determined by referral from a qualified agency or successful application for financial support (provided by Deaf & Hear Alberta).

The application deadline is Friday, May 19, 2017.

Diversity Week 2017

Diversity Week is an initiative to celebrate diversity and inclusion on University of Calgary campuses through a variety of events, open to all community members.

A full schedule of events is now available.

U of C support group for students with a diagnosis on the spectrum

New! U of C support group for students with a diagnosis on the spectrum (ASD, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome).

When? 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, starting March 1st!

Time?  Always 12-2 pm

Where? MSC 458 (classroom on the top floor of Mac Centre)

Cost? FREE!!

Share your unique experiences, learn from your peers, meet people, celebrate success, and problem solve challenges. Guest speakers can be brought in based on group interest.

Interested? Email:

Sarah (Autism Calgary) – sarah@autismcalgary.ca

Mary (Student Accessibility Services) – mlcole@ucalgary.ca

Group dates: March 1, March 15, April 5, April 19, May 3, May 17, June 7 and June 21.

Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship

The Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship seeks to support and encourage the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education.

  • Applicants must have an ongoing mental health condition for a minimum of two years
  • Applicants must be currently registered in and returning to a full-time program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university. Full-time status is at least 40% of a full course load
  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada

The scholarship is valued at $1000.

The application deadline is April 1, 2017. Visit the scholarship website for additional eligibility criteria and to apply online.

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