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  • NEADS Accepting Applications for National Student Awards/Holly Bartlett Memorial Award/AMI Scholarships/Christine Nieder Memorial Award: Deadline April 30, 2015
    (Ottawa, March 6, 2015) 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...
  • McGill University's Disabilities Awareness Week - March 23-27, 2015
    From March 23rd to March 27th, The Office for Students with Disabilities at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec will be hosting the fourth annual Disabilities Awareness Week. This year’s theme will be “inclusion” to advocate that people with disabilities, visible and invisible, should have equal access and opportunity to...
  • Harper Government launches new call for proposals for the Enabling Accessibility Fund
    March 16, 2015 – North Vancouver, B.C. –  Employment and Social Development Canada The 2015 Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Call for Proposals for community-based projects was launched today by the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, accompanied by Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary for...
  • NEADS' Vancouver "Finance Matters" - An Interactive Day on Financial Aid and Financial Literacy (March 20th)
    Join us for "Finance Matters" - An Interactive Day of Learning on Financial Aid and Financial Literacy, in Vancouver, British Columbia, March 20, 2015 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown hotel, Crystal Ballroom, 6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby (from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.). Finance Matters will be an innovative and educational one-day event...
  • B.C. Public Service Work-Able Internship Program for recent post-secondary graduates with disabilities
    B.C. Public Service Work-Able Internship Program Full-Time Salary: $1,627.65 Bi-weekly Victoria, Vancouver Temporary Position from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016 The Work-Able Internship Program is a twelve month BC Public Service work experience program for recent post-secondary graduates with disabilities. This unique program...
  • NEADS announces the Christine Nieder Memorial Award
    (Ottawa, March 6, 2015) Today, the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is proud to announce a new award for Canadian graduate students with disabilities, the NEADS Christine Nieder Memorial Award. The award will commemorate the life and contributions of Ms. Christine Nieder, NEADS Board member, who passed away in...
  • Partnership for Access Awareness Nova Scotia (PAANS) invites nominations for 2015 Mel Hebb Hour Glass Action Awards
    Partnership for Access Awareness Nova Scotia (PAANS) is pleased to invite nominations for our 2015 Mel Hebb Hour Glass Action Awards. This year the Awards will have a youth (up to age 30) focus to reflect our theme of Youth: The Future of Ability.  The Mel Hebb Hourglass Action Awards recognize Nova Scotians for their contributions to the...
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Canada launches the fourth annual AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program
    The AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program recognizes the obstacles faced by students living with Crohn’s and colitis and supports them in rising above their personal challenges in pursuit of their dreams. Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 to...
  • AMI Partners with NEADS to promote Scholarship program
    Media Advisory February 11, 2015 – Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that it has partnered with the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) to administer its annual scholarship program. Entering its fourth year, the AMI Scholarship program has seen significant success and offered much needed financial...
  • NEADS National Student Awards and Holly Bartlett Memorial Award 2014 winners announced!
    (Ottawa, February 11, 2015) - The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), and our generous funding partners: Imperial, Scotiabank, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services and private donors, are pleased to announce the eight outstanding winners of the 2014 NEADS Students Awards Program and The Holly Bartlett...
  • Strategies to Employment Workshop - Edmonton
    Enbridge Pipelines and the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) invite post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities to a one day interactive forum "Strategies to Employment" to be held in Edmonton, Alberta on March 13, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the King Edward Room, 3rd Floor, Manulife...
  • PAANS Scholarship for Students With Disabilities in Nova Scotia
    Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Purpose: To assist Nova Scotians with disabilities in their pursuit of post-secondary education and training. Supported by: Casino Nova Scotia, TD Canada Trust Casino Sydney, Bell/Aliant Scotiabank, CIBC RBC Financial Group, Eastern Turf Administered by: Partnership...
  • Ontario Council of University Libraries Accessible Media report now online
    Ontario Council of University Libraries Accessible Media report now online The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to announce the release of ROAM, the Report on Accessible Media, now available for download on the OCUL website: http://www.ocul.on.ca/node/3132 ROAM is the result of a number of months research into the...
  • RyeAccess Mental Wellness Survey for Ryerson University students
    RyeACCESS, the organization of students with disabilities at Ryerson University in Toronto, is conducting a Mental Wellness Survey for Ryerson University students. The group describes the survey research in this way: "RyeACCESS is trying to survey the campus for your experiences, your knowledge and your solutions to addressing mental...
  • Students For Barrier-Free Access, University of Toronto - Student Scholarship
    To support the work of disabled students at the University of Toronto, Students for Barrier-Free Access has created the SBA Student Scholarship. This scholarship will provide both undergraduate and graduate disabled students with some financial assistance to pursue their goals. This semester (Fall, 2014) we intend on awarding 3 awards of $1000...
  • National Union's Scholarship Programs for 2015
    Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers four scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. They are open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. Some scholarships may have...
  • Ontario Government Provides Mental Health Support for Post-Secondary Students
    (January 16, 2015 - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities) Ontario is investing $9 million annually to provide new services and supports to post-secondary students at Ontario's colleges and universities, including up to $6 million each year for the Mental Health Innovation Fund. The funding is part of Ontario's comprehensive Mental...
  • Accepting Applications for the Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship
    (January 15, 2015 - LAVAL) The Gaulin Foundation is pleased to announce that it is once again accepting applications for the Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship – a national scholarship that promotes the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education. The $1,000 scholarships are being offered in...
  • Call for Presentations for 7th Annual Accessibility Conference - Choosing Bridges over Barriers at University of Guelph
    The challenge to be an Accessible Ontario by 2025 is intensifying. This is creating a culture of inclusion in which Ontarians have the knowledge, tools and motivation to remove barriers to the participation of individuals with disabilities will only be achieved through leadership, policy development, training, awareness raising, value...
  • Online Disability History and Culture course -
    Disability History and Culture - "From Homer to Hip Hop" is an online course offered by the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa in the spring term from January 12, 2015 to May 15, 2015. An online (asynchronous-access at your own time) 3 credit course INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Steven Brown, Professor...
  • Announcing the NEADS Board of Directors for 2014-2016
    (Ottawa, December 5, 2014) We are pleased to announce the board of directors for 2014-2016 of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). Applications received over the last several weeks have filled 7 seats on the board. The following directors will serve for two years, commencing immediately: Emily Duffett, Nova...
  • Nova Scotia report argues for changes to uphold the rights of students with disabilities
    (December 4, 2014 - For Immediate Release - Halifax) Students Nova Scotia released a report today identifying numerous barriers that limit the ability of persons with disabilities to attend and succeed in post-secondary education. Disable the Label: Improving Post-Secondary Policy, Practice and Academic Culture for Students with Disabilities...
  • Special Issue
    Special Issue Editor: Guest Editor: Dr. Gregor Wolbring Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies in Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada Interests: community empowerment; technology governance; disability studies; ability studies;...
  • Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2014
    Deadline: Applications must be received by 5pm, May 5th, 2014. Award announcements will take place in August 2014. Purpose of Scholarship: The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at the Toronto Community Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility)...
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