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University of Waterloo

The Suncor Inc. Bursary

This bursary is offered to several disabled students each year.
Value: Variable

The Special Achievement Bursary

This bursary is offered to one disabled student. In order to be eligible, applicants must indicate financial need and have a good academic standing, with a minimum B average. Applicants are not required to present documented proof of their disability. Requests for information and application forms for these bursaries may be sent to the disabled student services office. However, it is a better idea to contact the Student Awards Office on campus, which is located in Needles Hall. The application deadlines are: September 30th (Fall Term), January 30th (Winter Term), and May 30th (Spring Term).
Value: $350

Ross & Doris Dixon Bursary for Students With Disabilities

One or more bursaries, valued up to $2,000, are awarded annually to students with disabilities who are experiencing financial difficulties and are studying on a full- or part-time basis in a degree status or non-degree status program. A minimum overall academic average of 70% is required. Applicants should apply on the general Undergraduate Bursary/Award Application, indicate their eligibility for assistance from this source in their covering letter and attach appropriate documentation outlining their disability or indicate that they have documentation on file at the Office for Persons with Disabilities.
Value: $2000.00

Contact

Rose Padacz
Office for Persons with Disabilities
University of Waterloo
Rm. 2051 Needles Hall
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Email: rmpadacz@uwaterloo.ca
Tel: 519-885-1211 ext. 5231

Additional Resources

Office for Persons with Disabilities Home Page: http://www.studentservices.uwaterloo.ca/disabilities/

Student Awards Home Page: http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infoawards/


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