Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship

Selected recipients will receive $10,000USD (students in the US) or $5,000USD (students in Canada) to support their future studies.

Eligibility Requirements:

2018 Scholarship Applicants must match the following criteria:

  • A current undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States or Canada (graduate program itself, e.g., business school, may be shorter in length)
  • Continuing studies as a full-time student in Fall 2019 with a minimum 40% course load
  • Pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline
  • Interested in a career in Financial Services with a focus on Capital Markets preferred
  • A person with a (visible or non-visible) disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Previous BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education scholars and applicants are encouraged to apply again if they remain eligible

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 30th, 2018. (References will be due by Sunday, October 7th.)

How to apply:

To apply, log into or join The Lime Network.

Richard Haskayne Scholarship for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Sinneave Family Foundation is pleased to offer the Richard Haskayne Post-Secondary Scholarship to students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

The annual disbursement of the Haskayne Scholarship may be up to a maximum of $10,000. The Sinneave Family Foundation is committed to offering a minimum of two scholarship per annum with a value of at least $2,500, but there may be more than two awards available.

The applicant must currently live in Alberta and be accepted or enrolled at an Alberta college, university or vocational/technical school.

The candidate must complete the online application and submit before 5pm MST on May 31, 2018.

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: www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/travelgrant

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

For details on this and many other potential sources of funding:  http://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/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: http://www.neads.ca/en/about/projects/ete2/scholarship/

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:
http://www.blindcanadians.ca/programs/scholarship

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