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    $20,000 Scholarships - Now Accepting Applications


    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

    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 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
    * 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 The
    application and supporting documentation are due May 1, 2008.

    For More Information
    Main scholarship page:
    Meet our scholars:
    Download a poster:
    0Research%20for%20Students%20with%20Disabilities%2 02008%20(legal).pdf
    Read about rehab research:

    "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

    At Toronto Rehab, we're doing Everything Humanly Possible to advance rehabilitation and enhance quality of life. Visit us today at

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