Scholarships

Roy Cooper Scholarship

LDAO offers an annual $1,000 scholarship award in memory of Roy V. Cooper, whose volunteerism within his own chapter community and the LDAO is recognized.

The scholarship recognizes an Ontario high school student who has a documented Learning Disability and who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the upcoming 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). Candidates must have been full-time high school students during the 2021-2022 school year and be entering their first year of college or university in 2022-2023.

Applications are to be received by Friday, July 29, 2022. Please complete the application form and email info@ldawe.ca or drop it off Monday-Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm.

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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 and will be attending post-secondary during the 2022-2023 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 it to the attention of Mary-Ann Fuduric, Executive Director by Friday, May 13, 2022. Email: info@ldawe.ca.