Scholarships

LDAWE Scholarship

The Learning Disabilities Association of Windsor-Essex offers a $500 scholarship award recognizing an Ontario high school student who has a documented learning disability who will be attending post-secondary during the 2019-2020 year. The student must be pursuing a diploma or degree at St. Clair College (Windsor campus) or the University of Windsor.

The applicant must attend an Approved School on a full-time basis (as defined by the school) in the following school year and must be enrolled in a course of study leading to a first degree/diploma

A presentation must be submitted by the applicant that demonstrates the following: 1. Your understanding of your learning disability 2. Strategies and accommodations that you use to ensure your success. 3. How self-advocacy has contributed to your personal success.

To apply please complete the application and submit to the attention of Mary-Ann Fuduric, Executive Director by Friday, April 26, 2019. Please note that our office is closed on Fridays, if you are hand-delivering the application, please submit Thursday, April 25, 2019 before 4pm.

Roy Cooper Memorial Scholarship

The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario offers a $1,000 scholarship award in memory of Roy V. Cooper, who volunteered for over 30 years as a board member of his local chapter in Ottawa, as a board member of LDAO and LDAC, and as a mentor to individuals with LD and/or their families in the areas of self-advocacy and assistive technology.

This scholarship recognizes an Ontario high school student who has a documented Learning Disability and who will be attending a postsecondary institution during the 2019-2020 academic year. The student must be pursuing a bachelor of engineering or a bachelor of science in a physical sciences discipline (please note: physical sciences do not include social sciences or technology majors).

To apply please complete the application and submit to the attention of Mary-Ann Fuduric, Executive Director by Friday, June 14, 2019.