DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Jul 31, 2024

Disability Credit Canada’s mission is to help disabled Canadians receive the full benefits and credits they deserve from the Canadian government. As a Disability Benefits firm, we work closely with disabled Canadians, assisting eligible applicants to get approved for Disability Tax Credit, CPP Disability, and Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits and we recognize the unique challenges they face.  

Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and we are proud to be offering the “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities”

The annual scholarship winner will be awarded $1,000 towards their tuition to an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution.

The scholarship will be awarded to a Canadian high school student with a documented disability who is pursuing post-secondary education in the field of study in health care, criminal justice, or community & social services at an accredited Canadian institution for the upcoming academic year 2023/2024.

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

  • Applicant must be currently registered to a full-time program of study in the field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university
  • Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Applicant must have a documented disability
  • Applicant must be under 20 years of age at the time of application

How Do I Apply for the “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities”?

Submit an original essay of 500-700 words with the following topic: “How did your disability shape your decision to study the program you chose”

All of the following documents must be provided for consideration:

  • Proof of graduating high school in 2024
  • Proof of Fall 2024 acceptance to an accredited post-secondary institution (proof or registration to health care, criminal justice or community & social services studies will be required before the scholarship is awarded)
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency
  • Documented proof of disability

IMPORTANT:

Applicants must only use the form below to submit their application. PLEASE DO NOT submit your application in any other way as it will not be considered

You must combine your essay & eligibility documents into a single PDF document (no larger than 16MB), name your file as follows: first name-lastname-submissiondate.pdf and upload it when submitting the application form below.

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