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  • 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...
  • 2015 CDSA Tanis Doe Award for Canadian Disability Study and Culture
    The Canadian Disability Studies Association (CDSA) has announced that it is now accepting nominations for the Tanis Doe Award. The Tanis Doe Award was first awarded in 2009, and is named for the activist and professor, Tanis Doe, who passed away in 2004. This award honours an individual who dares to "speak the unspeakable" in...
  • 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...
  • Statistics Canada releases Education Indicators In Canada
    (Ottawa - December 14, 2014) Today, Statistics Canada releases the report Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2014, a rich source of education statistics for Canada, and its provinces and territories. Jointly produced with the Council of Ministers of Education (Canada), it contains a set of 12 indicators presented in...
  • University of New Brunswick Campus campaign for mental health goes provincial
    (Fredericton, New Brunswick, November 5, 2014) by Mélanie Michard - The mental health anti-stigma campaign, #MyDefinition, led by the University of New Brunswick Student Union (UNBSU) vice-president internal Lee Thomas, is about to become something much greater than what she originally started a few months ago. With the partnership of...
  • Education and Employment Rates Lower Amongst Canadians With Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Disabilities: Canadian Survey on Disability (2012)
    (Ottawa, December 3, 2014) Learning and mental health-related disabilities among Canadians aged 15 years and older, 2012 - To coincide with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Statistics Canada is releasing two fact sheets on learning and mental health-related disabilities among Canadians aged 15 years and older. According...
  • 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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