Bank of Canada Scholarship and Work Placement Program

The Bank of Canada’s Scholarship and Work Placement Program is designed to assist students with disabilities in furthering their education and to encourage them to take an interest in the work performed by the Bank of Canada. These annual $4,000 scholarships and work placement opportunities reflect the Bank’s commitment to the diversity of people and ideas and their desire to further enhance their diverse and inclusive work environment.

The application period for the 2017-2018 scholarships is now open. For more information, please consult the brochure.

To apply for a scholarship:

Students with disabilities

The application closes on June 1, 2017.

Reminder: NEADS Scholarship closes April 30, 2017

The NEADS National Student Awards Program is offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities, who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education, as well as extra costs because of their disabilities. Students must currently be registered in and continuing at post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of registration as part of the application and on receipt of the award.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
  • Applicants must have a permanent disability*
  • 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.

*For the purpose of these awards, a permanent disability is a permanent functional limitation which affects the ability of the student to participate fully in post-secondary education.

Criteria

  • Strong commitment to your academic discipline
  • Exemplary record of volunteerism and/or employment
  • Demonstrated potential to be an outstanding participant in the community

Value and number available

  • NEADS National Student Awards (6, $3,000 each)
  • NEADS Holly Bartlett Memorial Award (1, $1,000)
  • NEADS Christine Nieder Memorial Award (1, $1,000)
  • AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship (2 at a value of $5,000 each)

Selection Process

Once your application has been submitted, it will be reviewed for completeness and adherence to the above guidelines. Assuming all guidelines are met, selection committees review applications based on the selection criteria described above.

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected to receive an award will be contacted. Recipients will be contacted by August 1.

Apply to: NEADS National Student Awards Program
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)
Rm. 426 Unicentre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6
By e-mail: etes@neads.ca

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Click here to Apply Online

See more at: http://www.neads.ca/en/about/projects/ete2/scholarship/

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.

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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