NEADS Accepting Applications for National Student Awards/Holly Bartlett Memorial Award/AMI Scholarships/Christine Nieder Memorial Award: Deadline April 30, 2015
(Ottawa, March 6, 2015)
The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is now accepting applications for the NEADS National Student Awards Program, the Holly Bartlett and Christine Nieder Memorial Awards and the AMI Scholarships. These awards are offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional degree programs at recognized Canadian universities, or in certified diploma programs at Canadian colleges. Two outstanding applicants who meet eligibility criteria will be eligible for the $5,000 Accessible Media Inc.
(AMI) Scholarship (one English, one French). Six deserving applicants, who meet the criteria of the NEADS Student Awards Program, will be receiving an award in the amount of $3,000 to support the costs of their tuition and student fees. One or more eligible and outstanding
applicant(s) will receive the Holly Bartlett and Christine Nieder Memorial Awards, in the amount of $1,000.
For more information:
Apply for all programs through the NEADS website:
Press release online:
The Alberta Government is offering paid Employment First Internships throughout Alberta to attract more people with disabilities into the Alberta Public Service. These six-month to one year internships will provide a rich learning opportunity and invaluable Government work experience in a variety of areas. For more information please visit the following links:
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For more information on grants and bursaries for students with disabilities please visit the Disability Awards website at: http://www.disabilityawards.ca/gov.php?ID=AB&lang=EN