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Funding for students with disabilities

Students with disabilities may be eligible for the following awards, administered through the Douglas College Foundation.

Auxiliary To Sunny Hill Health Centre For Children Bursary
Established in 1989 in recognition of excellent practicum work by Douglas College students, the Auxiliary to Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children bursary supports students with a disability or students training to work with disabled persons in either the Health Care Support Worker or Therapeutic Recreation programs. The Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children is a leader in educating the academic community about child development and rehabilitation and they are proud of their connection to Colleges and Universities across Canada.

Joan Meister ORW Memorial Fund for Students with Disabilities Bursary (see Child, Family and Community Studies bursaries)

O'Sullivan Scholarship
The O’Sullivan Scholarship was established in 2008 by Shelagh Donnelly to recognize and benefit students who have an acquired brain injury and continue to excel in academics. This scholarship will provide encouragement and financial reward to such students at Douglas College. To be eligible students must have an acquired brain injury and be enrolled in any University Transfer or degree program at Douglas College.

Sally Allan Memorial Award (see Language, Literature and Performing Arts awards)

Grants from the Canadian government are also available for students with disabilities. Visit the CanLearn website to find out about grants you might be eligible for, how to apply and more. 

For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office.