The success of the Celebration of People Awards event has led to the establishment of the bursary fund aimed at providing financial assistance to students living with a diagnosed disability who wish to pursue post-secondary education in Ottawa. Introduced in 2017 to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, the bursary is awarded annually, to four students. The four recipients must be accepted to, or enrolled at: Algonquin College, University of Ottawa, Carleton University or La Cité Collégiale.
BURSARY SELECTION CRITERIA
The selection committee will choose four successful candidates based on the following criteria:
• Part‐time, full‐time, mature students and high school graduates must be accepted or enrolled in one of the four eligible institutions; Algonquin College, University of Ottawa, Carleton University or La Cité Collégiale.
• Must be in need of financial assistance and in good academic standing
• Must have a diagnosed disability