The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) is pleased to announce the following scholarship program:
2012 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
To encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degree.
Postmarked paper application must be sent to the AUCC no later than MAY 15, 2012.
Number of Awards:
Up to six (6) scholarships, distributed as follows:
Ø 1 in the category of Physical Disability;
Ø 1 in the category of Sensory Disability;
Ø 1 in the category of Mental Health Disability;
Ø 1 in the category of Learning Disability;
Ø 2 in any of the previously listed categories.
Requirements for eligibility:
Eligible applicants must:
be Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have lived in Canada for minimum 2 years;
be diagnosed with a permanent disability which is documented and is the primary disability for which they are applying.
$2,500 CAD for a bachelor degree program, tenable for one academic year.
For application forms contact:
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
600-350 Albert Street
K1R 1B1, CANADATel: 613-563-1236