Scholarships

Scholarship submissions for 2014 are now open.

Easter Seals Scholarships

Easter Seals Ontario manages the following scholarship funds:

Beatrice Drinnan Spence Scholarship Fund
Open to all youth and young adults with physical disabilities. Applicants must have successfully completed their first year of study at a post secondary institution.
Download the Beatrice Drinnan Spence Scholarship Fund Application

Rose Brodie Provincial Ambassador Scholarship Fund
Open to all former Easter Seals Provincial or Local Ambassadors
Download the Rose Brodie Provincial Ambassador Scholarship Fund Application

Hira Scholarship Fund
Open to all youth and young adults with physical disabilities attending university.
Download the Hira Scholarship Fund Application

TD Scholarship for Easter Seals Youth
Open to all youth and young adults with physical disabilities attending college or university. Funds are available for tuition and additional expenses.
Download the TD Scholarship Fund Application

Truelove Dell Scholarship Fund
Open to Easter Seals youth demonstrating outstanding Community Service within the Greater Toronto Area(Toronto, Peel, York & Durham).
Download the Truelove Dell Scholarship Fund Application

Agnes McIntosh Scholarship Fund
Open to all youth and young adults with physical disabilities. Applicants must have successfully completed their first year of study at a post secondary institution.
Download the Agnes McIntosh Scholarship Fund Application

Sal Iacono Family Bursary Endowment Fund
Open to youth and young adults who are pursuing their post secondary education at Algonquin College.
Download the Sal Iacono Family Bursary Endowment Fund Application

Judith Beatrice Drinnan McIntosh Scholarship Fund
Open to all youth and young adults with physical disabilities. Applicants must have successfully completed their first year of study at a post secondary institution.
Download the Judith Beatrice Drinnan McIntosh Scholarship Fund Application

Cameron and Callum McIntosh Scholarship Fund
Open to all youth and young adults with physical disabilities. Applicants must have successfully completed their first year of study at a post secondary institution.
Download the Cameron and Callum McIntosh Scholarship Fund Application

Applications for 2014-2015 school year will be accepted no later than May 2, 2014

Contact scholarships@easterseals.org

Other Scholarships

Scholarship applications are usually due in the early spring of the year in which the student is commencing their studies in September. Contact the individual scholarship organizations to obtain the application criteria and deadline submission dates.

In addition to the scholarships listed below, contact the university or community college directly to obtain information of other scholarships that might be available.

AUCC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
For undergraduate studies in any field of study at any Canadian degree granting institution or community college. Value: $5,000.
https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=975

Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program
The program was established to encourage and support students with spina bifida and or hydrocephalus to develop independence and responsibility for their own future educational directions and to assist students to pursue higher education with the ultimate goal of obtaining a degree or graduate certificate or diploma. Value: will be determined on an annual basis.
www.sbhao.on.ca

Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2014
The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at the Toronto Community Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical(mobility)disabilities, who wish to pursue an education in their chosen field of study.
https://tcf.ca/joubinselig-scholarship-fund

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students(NEADS)
A consumer organization with a mandate to encourage self empowerment of post-secondary students with physical disabilities. The website has a list of various Student Awards/Financial Aid.
NEADS

Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Disabled Students
For undergraduate studies in a degree granting program. Value: $2,500
www.disabilityawards.ca

Maurice Izzard Memorial Award
For a student with a physical disability who plans to pursue post secondary education at University, College or any other centre of post secondary education in the fall. Value: $500
www.bloorviewschool.ca

Whipper “Billy” Watson Education Bursary
The bursary has been established to assist students with physical disabilities in full time study at an Ontario College of Arts and Technology. Bursaries are granted each year to one male and one female applicant who demonstrate potential for studies at the Community College level. Value: $2,000
www.bloorviewschool.ca