Attention all academic scholars!
Starting in the September 2011 academic year, the CCRW (Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work) will be awarding six scholarships in the amount of $2,500.
According to the website, a qualified scholarship applicant must:
- Be a person with a long-term and reoccurring disability that restricts the ability of a person to perform the activities necessary to participate in educational activities. This limitation is expected to remain with the person for life.
- Be a high school student entering the first year of studies in a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada at the undergraduate level.
- Be a full-time student.
- Not be involved in the selection process or be a close family member of any scholarship selection committee member.
- Not have been awarded one of these CCRW Scholarships in the past. The scholarships are also non-renewable.
Applications will be evaluated on a number of criteria, including, but not limited to: community involvement, extra-curricular participation, overall approach to overcoming barriers, academic performance and educational goals.
About the CCRW
The CCRW is a Canadian network of organizations and individuals, devoted to promoting, developing and supporting “meaningful and equitable employment of persons with disabilities”. This is achieved through strategic partnerships and knowledge sharing.
The CCRW provides employment services for people with disabilities and assists businesses committed to promoting an equity and inclusion-centric workplace.
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