DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities

Disability Credit Canada
Provider
Value
$1000
Deadline
July 31, 2022
Difficulty
Normal

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 Tax Credit & CPP Disability firm we work closely with disabled Canadian and their families 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 2022/2023.

How 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 and social services at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university.
  • Applicant must be a Canadian citizens or permanent resident of Canada.
  • Applicant must have a documented disability.
  • Applicant must be under 20 years of age at time of application.

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

ALL of the following documents must be provided for consideration:

  • Proof of graduating high school in 2022.
  • Proof of Fall 2022 acceptance to an accredited post-secondary institution (proof or registration to health care, criminal justice, or community and social services studies will be required before the scholarship is awarded).
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Documented proof of disability.

Important:

  1. 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.
  2. You must combine your essay & eligibility documents into a single PDF document (no larger than 16MB), name your file as follows: firstname-lastname-submissiondate.pdf and upload it when submitting the application form below.
  • Only submissions with essays and qualified documents will be considered.
  • Submissions will be reviewed by Disability Credit Canada staff members and will be evaluated based on the originality, quality, and merit.
  • The recipient will be notified by August 31, 2022, and scholarship will be awarded upon receipt of proof of registration to a qualified program.