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CNIB Master’s Scholarships

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CNIB Master’s Scholarships help support students who are blind or partially sighted in their post-graduate studies. If you are pursuing a master's degree, we encourage you to apply!

Scholarships available:

CNIB Master's Scholarship – Multiple Scholarships

  • Awards are given out annually to qualified applicants pursuing a master's degree.

Am I eligible?

To be considered eligible for a CNIB post-secondary scholarship, you must be/have:

  • Blind or partially sighted (i.e. your visual acuity is 20/200 or less in both eyes after correction, and/or you have a visual field of 20 degrees or narrower).
  • A Canadian citizen or have held landed immigrant status for one year prior to the date of application.
  • A university graduate who is pursuing a Master's degree.
  • Plan to study at a Canadian university, or a foreign university where a commitment to return to Canada is expressed.
  • A high academic standing with demonstrated superior intellectual ability and judgment.
  • Note: Preference will be given to students planning to undertake theoretical and practical research at a Canadian university.

How to apply

Submit your completed application form, along with:

  • Applicant’s complete curriculum vitae.
  • Letter of acceptance from institution where advance training will be taken.
  • One letter of reference.
  • Official transcripts (from University for evidence of applicant’s academic standing at graduate level).

Apply Now!

By submitting an application, you’re automatically considered for all scholarships. Successful recipients are chosen by CNIB's scholarship selection committee. Please note that based on the volume of applications, only successful candidates will be notified. 

Link: CNIB Scholarship Application Form. Application closes June 27, 2022.

Questions?

For more information about CNIB's scholarship program, please email scholarships@cnib.ca.