Awards

Awards

IMPORTANT: Students must ensure that they have declared their Major in Disability Studies in order to be eligible and considered for the following award. This award is adjudicated by the Disability Studies Program.

Disability Studies Scholarship - $500 (subject to change)
Established by Dr. Pauline Greenhill and Dr. Michelle Owen, this scholarship will be awarded annually to a student who has completed at least 30 credit hours and is majoring in Disability Studies. Preference will be given to a student who has made a contribution to the community.

Henry Enns International Disabilities Rights Scholarship - amount variable
Created in honour of Henry Enns, a disability rights and independent-living movement leader, the Henry Enns International Disabilities Rights Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed at least 30 credit hours and is majoring in Disability Studies. Preference will be given to a student who self-identifies as having a disability or chronic illness and has made a contribution to or is involved in activism for the community.

Disability Awards

The Disability Awards website was created by the National Educational Association for Disabled Students (NEADS) to help post-secondary students search hundreds of scholarships available across Canada specifically for students with disabilities. Visit disabilityawards.ca to learn more.

University of Winnipeg Awards and Financial Aid

The University of Winnipeg is dedicated to ensuring that all students have equal access to higher learning. As a result of this mandate there are support services and programs in place like financial assistance to make that happen. Awards and Financial Aid provides information and resources for all students on their main web page, but also specifically for students with disabilities.