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Quebec Association of Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities (AQEIPS) Scholarship Program

This year, the AQEIPS will offer at least one scholarship of $500 or more to students with disabilities. Eligible students are: 

  1. Students pursuing a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP) 
  2. Students enrolled in Pre-University College Program 
  3. Students enrolled in Technical College Program 
  4. Students enrolled in a University Undergraduate Program 
  5. Students enrolled in a University Graduate Program 

To apply, go to: http://www.aqeips.qc.ca/


Holly Bartlett Memorial Award

Purpose

The Holly Bartlett Bursary is being offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education and extra costs because of their disabilities. Students must be registered in a post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of registration. The award will be offered to outstanding applicants, who meet the criteria of the program. The awards will be paid directly to the post-secondary institution (in the students’ accounts) that the recipients are attending to defray the cost of tuition fees for post-secondary study.

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

One bursary of $1,000 per academic year.


NEADS National Student Awards Program

Purpose

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. The award will be offered to outstanding applicants who meet the criteria of the program. The awards are paid directly to the post-secondary institution (in the students accounts) that the recipients are attending to defray the cost of tuition fees for post-secondary study.

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)

The Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program

The Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program supports people with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are pursuing higher education.The 2015 Program will award five scholarships, each providing $1,500 CA and one year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in meeting the challenges of post-secondary education. Recipients will be selected based on two written essays—a personal essay (500 words) and an ADHD coaching essay (100 words). For complete rules and eligibility requirements, visit the scholarship website.

Online applications

All online applications must be submitted by April 20, 2015, 8:00 PM Eastern Time.


Quebec Federation of the Blind Bursary Application for Visually Impaired Students

Eligibility

This bursary is open to applicants as follows:

  1. A Quebec resident. A proof of residence is required and a copy should be submitted with the application (i.e. Utility bill, Lease etc).
  2. A registered blind person or a child of a registered blind parent or parents who are members of the Quebec Federation of the Blind Inc. The member of the Quebec Federation of the Blind Inc. is a paid up member and a member in good standing.
  3. A student who is enrolling either full time, part time, adult education program or is enrolled in a CEGEP, University or in a vocational training course leading to a degree or diploma.

Basis of Award

  1. Preference will be given to members in good standing with the Quebec Federation of the Blind Inc. If an applicant is not a member of the Q.F.B., he/she must become a member. The Membership fee is $8.00 (eight dollars) for the year.
  2. The awarding of the bursary will be based on scholastic ability and academic performance. Applicants will be asked to provide their most recent official transcript of marks.
  3. This bursary is to be granted on a one year basis.
  4. The maximum amount to be awarded per student in any one year is not to exceed $1000.00 (one thousand dollars).
  5. The bursary committee reserves the right to withhold awards for any one year if there are no suitable applicants for assistance.

Deadline

The application must be sent to the Quebec Federation of the Blind Inc. Bursary Committee no later than MAY 31 of the year of application. The official final transcripts of the two last years must be received by the Quebec Federation of the Blind Inc. Bursary Committee no later than JUNE 30 of the year in which you apply.

For more instrustions, download the  QFB Bursary Application Instructions 2015.


Bourses d’études INLB pour les personnes vivant avec une Déficience Visuelle

Objectifs

Encourager les personnes ayant une déficience visuelle à se réaliser en poursuivant des études:

  • Aider les étudiants ayant une déficience visuelle à pallier aux coûts additionnels inhérents à leur condition;
  • Encourager les personnes ayant une limitation visuelle à développer leur autonomie et à faciliter leur participation sociale;
  • Aider les personnes ayant une déficience visuelle à intégrer ou réintégrer le marché du travail, par le biais d’une formation générale ou spécialisée.

Ce programme s’applique aux études de niveaux collégial ou universitaire.

Critères d’admissibilité

Pour être déclarés admissibles à une bourse, les candidats devront d’abord et avant tout remplir les exigences suivantes au moment du dépôt de leur candidature, à savoir:

  1. Avoir une déficience visuelle;
  2. Recevoir ou avoir reçu les services de l’INLB;
  3. Être citoyen canadien ou posséder un statut de résident permanent du Québec;
  4. Être inscrit à un programme d’études collégiales ou universitaires, général ou technique (fournir une preuve d’inscription);
  5. Demeurer sur le territoire desservi par l’INLB (Montérégie, Montréal, Laval)

Le dossier complet de candidature devra être déposé au plus tard le 1er septembre 2015 à 23h59 HE.

Pour plus d'informations, téléchargez les fichiers suivants:

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Formulaire inscription Bourses INLB éditable accessible


Cohen and Manton Bursary

Established in 2005 by the Cohen and Manton Foundation, the bursary will be awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office to one or more students, in any faculty, who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Cohen and Manton Foundation was established by John Cohen and Lois Manton in honour of their parents, David and Rebecca Cohen, and William and Lynda Manton.

Students can apply until Friday April 24th via the In-course financial aid application in Minerva.


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