Are you a Canadian citizen or permanent resident with a disability looking to pursue a Bachelor’s degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC)? If so, there’s great news for you! UBC is offering the Awards for Students With Disabilities for the year 2023. This scholarship aims to provide partial funding, with a value of up to $1,300, to eligible students with disabilities who are studying any course offered by the university.
If you wish to apply for this scholarship, the application deadline is 15th September 2023. Remember that this opportunity is exclusively open to citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
To be eligible for the Awards for Students With Disabilities, you must fulfill certain criteria. Firstly, you need to be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident. Additionally, you must be a student at UBC’s Vancouver campus and have a documented disability. It is important to be enrolled as a full-time student, although exceptions can be made if the Centre for Accessibility approves a reduced course load for you. If you have not yet registered with the Centre for Accessibility, you will need to provide supporting documentation along with your application.
For students who are residents of British Columbia (BC) and have a disability, there is an opportunity to apply for the Disability Programs Application through Student Aid BC. If approved, you may receive various grants and additional financial support for services and equipment that cater to your specific needs.
This scholarship is an excellent chance for students with disabilities to receive financial assistance and support during their academic journey at UBC. If you meet the eligibility criteria, don’t miss the deadline and make sure to submit your application by 15th September 2023.
Remember, your disability should not hinder you from pursuing your dreams and achieving academic success. The University of British Columbia is dedicated to promoting inclusivity and providing opportunities for all students to thrive. So, take advantage of this scholarship and embark on your journey towards a bright and promising future at UBC! Good luck!