Scholarships & Awards

For scholarships available through the Athabasca University Student’s Union, see the AUSU website at http://www.ausu.org.

For scholarships available through Athabasca University, see the AU website at http://www.athabascau.ca. Many AU scholarships are awarded on an automatic consideration basis, but there are a few that you can apply for.

ACCD EUDCATION FOR LIFE BURSARY

Value: $500

DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2003

Administrator: Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities

Notes: Available to those in or entering in their first year of study and who have a general disability. Valued at $200 to $500. Must become a member of ACCD (Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities). Must include a letter of reference from an adult other than a family member. The cheque will be mailed to the post-secondary institution.

Contact Information:
Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities
10339 – 124 Street NW Suite 707
Edmonton, AB T5N 3W1
Phone: (780) 488-9088
Fax: (780) 488-3757
Toll Free: (800) 387-2514
Web Site: http://www.accd.net
E-mail: accd@accd.net
Application Address: http://www.accd.net/Bursaries.htm

FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LIMITED PROGRAM (60)

Value: $5000

DEADLINE: JULY 02, 2003

Administrator: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

Notes: For students entering or in their first year of study who demonstrate financial need. $5,000 for an undergraduate university program. $3,500 for a college diploma program. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Must be a full-time student and have a high academic average. Students entering a cegep program as preparation for university or any preparatory schools in any jurisdiction will not be eligible for a scholarship to fund their preparatory education. Applications are by nomination only.

Contact Information:
Canadian Awards Program
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
350 Albert Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, ON K1R 1B1
Phone: (613) 563-1236
Web Site: http://www.aucc.ca
E-mail: awards@aucc.ca

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