Medical Challenges/Disabilities

ACLS Medical Training Website

For individuals with a disability; general disability opportunities and others related to specific conditions.

AUCC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

10 awards up to $5000

For students in full-time studies leading to a first undergraduate degree in any discipline who have a functional limitation resulting from a physical, sensory or mental impairment which affects their ability to participate fully in post secondary learning.

The Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship

Up to 75 awards of $1500

For young adult students who have either been treated for some form of childhood cancer or are still on treatment. Applicants will have to write a 300 – 500 word letter describing your academic goals and highlighting why you are applying for this scholarship plus provide a statement from your doctor / pediatrician / oncologist that you have had some form of childhood cancer.


Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC)

2 awards of $1000 each

AEBC Scholarship Program – Each year, the AEBC offers scholarships to recognize outstanding blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted post-secondary school students. Applicants need only apply once as they will be considered for all scholarships for which they qualify.

NEADS Equity Through Education Awards.

Multiple awards of $3000

For continuing students with a disability enrolled in 40% or greater course load who show commitment to their academic discipline, have a record of volunteerism and/or employment and who demonstrate potential to be an outstanding participant in the community. Check “Financial Aid” under the “Resources” section of this website for additional award possibilities.

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program

3 awards of $1000

Applicants to this Scholarship Program must be either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deaf. Support documentation is required. Eligible applicants may be first-time or returning post-secondary students, registered in a full time program. Field of study is not a factor in the selection process. Eligibility is based on an overall assessment of the applicant including academic achievement, determination to cope with hearing loss, and community involvement.

CNIB Scholarships

Awards for visually impared students. The amount awarded may vary.

Last Modified: January 30, 2020