NationalYOUTHink Articles

See all articles

Featured Article

Feb 05, 2013
Youth Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

Youth Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

CCRW Youth Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities 2013
To assist students with disabilities in their pursuit for post-secondary education and training.
Supported and administered by:

The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)

Scholarships in the amount of $2,500.00 each are available for the academic year beginning September 2013.

To be considered, scholarship applicants must:
Be a person with a long-term and reoccurring disability that restricts the ability of a person to perform the activities necessary to participate in educational activities. This limitation is expected to remain with the person for life.
Be a high school student entering the first year of studies in a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada at the undergraduate level.
Be a full-time student (vs part-time).
Not be involved in the selection process or be a close family member of any scholarship selection committee member.
Not have been awarded one of these CCRW Scholarships in the past. Scholarships are not renewable, one time payment only.

The applications of candidates meeting the above considerations will be forwarded to the selection committee. Applications are evaluated on a number of factors including:
■Community involvement
■Extra-curricular activities
■Approach to overcoming barriers
■Academic performance
■Educational goals and direction
To Apply:

To be considered, all parts of the scholarship application form must be completed in full and all supporting documentation must be included. All required documentation must be received at The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) (for address, see below) no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, April 26, 2013.

Submission of an application signifies an applicant's agreement to comply with all stated conditions of the award program. This includes permission to include recipient’s name and/or image in press releases and promotional material, as well as permission to release contact information to reputable members of the press.
Please click here for the application form
Alternate formats of the application are available upon request at or 1 800 664 0925
Applications can be emailed, mailed, faxed, or delivered to:
The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
 One Yonge Street, Suite 1202
 Toronto, ON M5E 1E5
Phone: 416 260 3060
 Toll Free: 1 800 664 0925
 TTY: 416 260 9223
 Fax: 416 260 3093
 E mail:
Only successful applicants will be notified of the selection results.

See all articles