International Study Travel Grant

Have you ever thought about studying abroad but were worried about the cost? Are you already planning to study abroad and looking for funding? University of Calgary International is 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 April 1, 2018  – March 31, 2019
  • 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.

The online application as well as detailed instructions can be found here:

Deadline to apply: Sunday March 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

For details on this and many other potential sources of funding:

NEADS National Student Awards Program Now Accepting Applications

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is now accepting applications for the NEADS National Student Awards Program, the Holly Bartlett and Christine Nieder Memorial Awards and the AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarships. These awards are offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional degree programs at recognized Canadian universities, or in certified diploma programs at Canadian colleges. Two outstanding applicants who meet eligibility criteria will be eligible for the $5,000 Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship (one English, one French). Up to six deserving applicants, who meet the criteria of the NEADS Student Awards Program, will be receiving an award in the amount of $3,000 to support the costs of their tuition and student fees. One or more eligible and outstanding applicant(s) will receive the Holly Bartlett and Christine Nieder Memorial Awards, in the amount of $1,000.

Apply for all programs through the NEADS website:

AEBC/T-Base Communications Scholarship Program

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 edition of its AEBC/T-Base Communications Scholarship Program.

The application deadline for the program is Friday, March 30th, 2018.

The application package can be downloaded from:

AbbVie IBD Scholarship program for 2018 is now open!

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has launched the 2018 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program.

Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend 10 one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 to students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution for the fall semester of 2018. The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is a competitive bursary.

The application deadline is June 1, 2018.

For more information, or to access the online application, please visit

Google Lime Scholarship 2018

Lime Connect is proud to partner with Google to help the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.

The Google Lime Scholarship is an opportunity for current full-time university students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related field to receive $5,000, attend the annual Google Scholars Retreat and be considered for an internship. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, December 10th at 11:59pm PST.

Visit the Google Lime Scholarship page to learn more about this program and how you can apply.

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