2019 Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities


To encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degree. Member institutions may only submit one nomination.

A list of member universities is available here.

Number: Up to four (4) scholarships at the bachelor level, distributed as follows:

  • 1 in the category of Physical Disability;
  • 1 in the category of Sensory Disability;
  • 2 in any of the following categories: Physical Disability, Sensory Disability, Mental Health Disability and Learning Disability

These scholarships are valued at $2,000 CAD, tenable for one academic year.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must:

Be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada;

  • Be diagnosed with a permanent disability which is documented and is the primary disability for which they are applying;
  • Be in full time studies;
  • Be enrolled in their second or third standing year of studies during the 2019-2020 academic year;
  • Have a minimum cumulative average of 80% (or equivalent) over the last 3 terms of available marks. Non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.