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Canadian Disability Policy Alliance Scholarships

  • Synopsis: Published: 2012-07-07 (Rev. 2015-07-18) - Masters and PhD Scholarships for students working in the area of disability policy. For further information pertaining to this article contact: Ian Langtree at Disabled World.

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Masters and PhD Scholarships for students working in the area of disability policy, with applications due October 1, 2012.

There is an opportunity in 2012-13 for 6 scholarships for graduate studies (3 MSc and 3 PhD).

One of the objectives of the Alliance is to prepare Masters and Doctoral candidates for future research careers in the area of disability policy.

Masters students will be funded for $5,000 for one year.

PhD students for $10,000 for each of two years.

25 scholarships will be awarded over the next five years.

The Canadian Disability Policy Alliance addresses five major policy areas:

  • Education
  • Citizenship
  • Employment
  • Health services
  • Federal disability policy

To be eligible to receive one of these scholarships, students must:

  • Be in second year of Master's or third & fourth year of PhD program.
  • Involve at least one community partner / disability organization in their research.
  • Preference will be given to students with a disability, to Canadian students, and to students studying at a Canadian university.
  • Be doing research on disability policy for thesis, specifically in one of our 5 areas. Preference will be given to students studying Canadian disability policy.

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