NEADS and Canada Post Announce the Recipient of the 2020 Canada Post Award!
Canada Post is very pleased to announce Philippa St. Clair Hood as the 2020 recipient of the inaugural Canada Post Award!
The Award launched in 2020 as part of the NEADS/Canada Post partnership to support full access to education and the workforce for students with disabilities.
Valued at $10,000, the Canada Post Award recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of those who are leading by example and making a difference through knowledge sharing, community practice and innovation. The Award is open to students with a disability who are enrolled in a degree granting program in any discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level.
“I am so grateful to Canada Post and NEADS for this scholarship, which will enable me to dedicate all of my focus and time to my studies and advocacy work.”- Philippa St. Clair Hood, Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia.
"A huge congratulations to Philippa,” says Lauren Gravis, Director of the NEADS Student Awards Program. "The award was given out to recognize your outstanding efforts in academics, extra-curriculars, and self-advocacy in a way that is incredibly transformative for yourself and others. We hope this award will empower you to continue to advance your strong advocacy and drive inclusion forward”.
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