OCADU Centre for Students with Disabilities: Walk-In, Student Advisory Group, and more

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

OCADU Centre for Students with Disabilities New Walk-In Hours: Monday-Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm

230 Richmond St. W, 6th floor

csd@ocadu.ca         416 977 6000 x 339

 

CSD Advisory Group Calling All Students: The Centre for Students with Disabilities is developing a student advisory group to support and direct the important work of the Centre. The first planning meeting is Friday February 8th at 12:00pm-1:00pm in the CSD Lounge at 230 Richmond St. W. 8th floor. Please see poster for more details.

Ontario Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD) Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities (CSG-PDSE)

Deadline: FEBRUARY 22, 2019

The (BSWD) provides aid to students self-identifying as having either permanent or temporary disabilities. This bursary assists with the costs of disability-related services or equipment, such as tutors, note-takers, interpreters, braillers or technical aids that are required to participate in post-secondary studies.

Note: Documentation from a registered health care professional may be required in order to link the requested service or support to the impact of your disability on your participation in post-secondary education.

Please visit https://www.ocadu.ca/services/financial-matters/BSWD.htm for more information or speak with a Accessibility Advisor.

Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2019 Re-Opening Spring 2019

The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at Toronto Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility) disabilities, who wish to pursue an education in their chosen field of study.

For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please see attached file below or visit https://torontofoundation.ca/joubin-selig-scholarship/ 

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC)

Deadline 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, March 29th, 2019 The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. All applications and supporting materials must be received by AEBC by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, March 29th, 2019 in order for applications to be considered.

The application package can be downloaded in French and English from: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/programs/scholarship

Partial entrance restrictions, RHB 230 Richmond St. W.

The city of Toronto will be doing side walk repairs just under the entrance of 230 Richmond St W. This will take approximately 5-6 weeks to complete. If you or anyone experiences difficulties accessing the entrance, please contact Facilities so proper accommodations can be made. Please check the service alerts page https://www.ocadu.ca/services/alert for updates. Questions or concerns can be directed to Facilities at workrequest@ocadu.ca

PDF icon Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2019 poster
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

OCADU Centre for Students with Disabilities New Walk-In Hours: Monday-Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm

230 Richmond St. W, 6th floor

csd@ocadu.ca         416 977 6000 x 339

 

CSD Advisory Group Calling All Students: The Centre for Students with Disabilities is developing a student advisory group to support and direct the important work of the Centre. The first planning meeting is Friday February 8th at 12:00pm-1:00pm in the CSD Lounge at 230 Richmond St. W. 8th floor. Please see poster for more details.

Ontario Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD) Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities (CSG-PDSE)

Deadline: FEBRUARY 22, 2019

The (BSWD) provides aid to students self-identifying as having either permanent or temporary disabilities. This bursary assists with the costs of disability-related services or equipment, such as tutors, note-takers, interpreters, braillers or technical aids that are required to participate in post-secondary studies.

Note: Documentation from a registered health care professional may be required in order to link the requested service or support to the impact of your disability on your participation in post-secondary education.

Please visit https://www.ocadu.ca/services/financial-matters/BSWD.htm for more information or speak with a Accessibility Advisor.

Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2019 Re-Opening Spring 2019

The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at Toronto Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility) disabilities, who wish to pursue an education in their chosen field of study.

For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please see attached file below or visit https://torontofoundation.ca/joubin-selig-scholarship/ 

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC)

Deadline 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, March 29th, 2019 The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. All applications and supporting materials must be received by AEBC by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, March 29th, 2019 in order for applications to be considered.

The application package can be downloaded in French and English from: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/programs/scholarship

Partial entrance restrictions, RHB 230 Richmond St. W.

The city of Toronto will be doing side walk repairs just under the entrance of 230 Richmond St W. This will take approximately 5-6 weeks to complete. If you or anyone experiences difficulties accessing the entrance, please contact Facilities so proper accommodations can be made. Please check the service alerts page https://www.ocadu.ca/services/alert for updates. Questions or concerns can be directed to Facilities at workrequest@ocadu.ca

Poster: 
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