Financial Aid Directory

AUCC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Deadline: The 2006 competition is now closed. (June 23, 2006)

Fields of study: All disciplines are eligible

Type of award: Applicable towards full-time studies of a first undergraduate degree.


  • Candidates must be Canadian citizens or have lived in Canada for at least two years as permanent residents.
  • Candidates must be diagnosed with a documented permanent disability that is the primary disability for which they are applying.

Value: $5,000

Number available: Maximum ten

Duration: One year; may be renewed upon re-application.

Eligible institutions: any Canadian degree-granting institution or community college where the applicant is following a degree program under the college-university transfer system.

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* “A permanent disability is a permanent functional limitation resulting from a physical, sensory or mental health impairment or a learning disability which affects the ability of the student to perform the activities necessary to participate fully in post-secondary learning”.