Medical Challenges/Disabilities


ACLS Medical Training Website

For individuals with a disability; general disability opportunities and others related to specific conditions. https://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/financial-aid-opportunities-for-disabled-individuals/


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.

https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=934&oth=0002722009


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.

https://www.childhoodcancer.ca/scholarship

 


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.

 

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


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.

www.neads.ca/en/about/projects/ete2/scholarship/


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.

http://www.chha.ca/chha/scholarships-index.php


CNIB Scholarships

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

http://www.cnib.ca/en/about/awards/Scholarships/




Last Modified: February 2, 2018