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The Alberta Committee of Citizens With Disabilities (ACCD) 25th Anniversary Scholarship Program
The Alberta Committee of Citizens With Disabilities (ACCD) is the grass-roots provincial organization of people with disabilities in Alberta. The ACCD has undertaken to improve the lives of people with disabilities living in Alberta. To that aim, the ACCD has created a bursary to be awarded to people with disabilities in order to assist them in furthering their expertise in the educational field of their choosing, thus enhancing the individual's accomplishments.
The applicant must meet the following criteria:
The bursary may be used for course materials and or tuition fees. The total number of awards given each year varies. The total amount awarded is $2000.00 with each disbursement ranging from $200.00 to $500.00.
The Selection Committee will be made up of three elected members of the Board of Directors of the Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities. Applicants are judged on their motivation, level of need and economic circumstances. Winners of the bursary will be announced at the ACCD Annual General Meeting. All application materials must be received at the ACCD office by June 30th. For more information contact: Alberta Committee for Citizens with Disabilities, #707, 10339-124 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5N 3W1, Telephone: (780) 488-9088, Fax: (780) 488-3757, TTY: (780) 488-9090, Toll-free: 1-800-387-2514.
Alberta Blue Cross 50 th Anniversary Bursary for Students with Special Needs
Offered annually to first-year students entering any undergraduate faculty at the University of Calgary who will incur additional expenses due to a disability/handicap. The award will be based on academic merit and financial need. Applicants must provide proof of disability (i.e. doctor's statement). To be eligible for this award, students must be graduates of an Alberta high school and be registered full time but need not carry a full course load. For information, contact: Student Awards Offices at post-secondary institutions in the Province of Alberta. The Deadline for application is December 1st.
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Northern Alberta Scholarship in memory of Dr. Peter Bowen
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