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02-25-2008, 07:08 AM
$20,000 Scholarships - Now Accepting Applications

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Toronto Rehab is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications
for its
Scholarship in Rehabilitation-related Research for Graduate Students
with Disabilities.
This innovative scholarship is believed to be the first-of-its-kind in
Canada.


Who is Eligible?


* Masters and Ph.D. students with disabilities planning to attend
McMaster, Ryerson, U of T, Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier, or York may apply.

* Many fields of study may be eligible, including but not limited
to: Architecture, Biology, Biomedical Communications, Chemistry,
Computer Science, Disability Studies, Engineering, Health Policy,
Kinesiology, Labour Studies, Medicine, Music Therapy, Nursing,
Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physics, Psychology, Recreation Therapy, Social
Work, Sociology, Statistics, Women's Studies, etc.
* Final year undergrads and international students are encouraged
to apply.


Visit our Q&A page at
http://www.torontorehab.com/research/disabilityscholarshipfacts.htm for
full eligibility criteria, including many possible fields of study.



Why Apply?


* Pursue a career in rehabilitation science and make an impact on
rehab research
* $20,000 award
* This unique scholarship also provides an educational disability
expense supplement which funds special educational expenses such as
assistive software and devices, attendant services, sign interpretation,
and tutoring.
* The scholarship committee actively works with our scholars to
support their academic and research success and their future career
goals.
* Our current scholars have benefited from appropriately
configured office space at Toronto Rehab and mentoring.



How to Apply?
The application and guidelines are available at
http://www.torontorehab.com/research/disabilityscholarship.htm. The
application and supporting documentation are due May 1, 2008.


For More Information
Main scholarship page:
http://www.torontorehab.com/research/disabilityscholarship.htm
Meet our scholars:
http://www.torontorehab.com/research/disabilityscholarship_profiles2006.
htm
Download a poster:
http://www.torontorehab.com/research/Scholarship%20for%20Rehab-related%2
0Research%20for%20Students%20with%20Disabilities%2 02008%20(legal).pdf
Read about rehab research: http://torontorehab.com/research/index.htm



"We believe this exciting scholarship will open doors to careers in
rehabilitation research for top graduate students."


Dr. Geoff Fernie, Vice President, Research,
Toronto Rehab


Made possible by the financial generosity of the
TD Bank Financial Group










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