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 www.ibdscholarship.ca

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.

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.

Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship, deadline August 31, 2017

The Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship is awarded each year to a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who will attend an academic or training program at a qualified institution. In 2016, two awards totalling $10,000 were provided, but number and value of awards may vary.

Priority is given to individuals who demonstrate involvement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing organizations, school or community leadership, commitment to and diligence in studies, and likelihood the program of study will lead to employment or further educational opportunities.

Additional information on eligibility and the application process is available on the scholarship website. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2017.

CHS Scholarships Program

The Canadian Hearing Society is proud to introduce a National Scholarship Program to help break down barriers to higher education and build brighter futures for Deaf and hard of hearing students.

Scholarships of up to $3,000 a year are available to those pursuing full-time, part-time or distance learning at accredited post-secondary institutions, inside or outside of Canada. Students may be awarded in more than one academic year, and awards may cover tuition, residence or educational resources.

While the exact value and number of awards will be dependent on the number of qualified applicants, the goal is to award:

  • $3,000 to three full-time students for up to three consecutive years
  • $2,000 to four full-time students for one year
  • $500 to six part-time students for one year

Visit the scholarship program website for more information on eligibility and the application process.

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