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The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) is pleased to announce the following scholarship program:



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
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 1B1, CANADATel: 613-563-1236
Fax: 613-563-9745


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