Aird Scholarship , Canada

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Aird Scholarship 2011 – 2012

Study Subject : Applied arts and technology or private post-secondary institution

Employer : Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Level : Undergraduate

The Aird Scholarship is intended to help students with physical disabilities to study full time at a recognized Ontario postsecondary institution. It is hoped that the award will encourage a special talent or lifelong interest.

The Aird Scholarship is granted each year to two applicants who demonstrate outstanding scholastic achievement, motivation, and initiative. Each successful applicant receives $2,500.

Eligibility for Aird Scholarship :

To be eligible you must :

  • have a physical disability that is a major, long term impairment that severely restricts your activities;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person;
  • be an Ontario resident. You are considered an Ontario resident if you have lived in Ontario for at least twelve consecutive months immediately preceding your registration in a postsecondary program in September 2011. This period may include time spent at an educational institution outside Ontario;
  • plan to register in September 2011 in the first year of either an undergraduate degree program at a recognized
  • Ontario university or a two- or three-year certificate program at a college of applied arts and technology or private postsecondary institution in Ontario;
  • not have previously received an Aird Scholarship

Aird Scholarship Application Deadline : April 29th, 2011