Provincial and Federal Grants
Students using services in addition to exam supports with Student Accessibility Services are expected to apply for both provincial and federal student aid (i.e. loans). If you are eligible for funding through Student Aid, we will advise you when you begin accessing our services. Grants can be applied for electronically or by hardcopy and submitted before their appropriate deadlines.
Learn about the different types of grants
Students who have extenuating circumstances that prevent them from applying to Student Aid should consult with their SAS Accessibility Advisor as soon as possible.
Notify your Accessibility Advisor once you have submitted your student loan application.
Services for which funding may be applied for include:
Interpreting and real time transcribing (CART)
Alternate format materials
Assistance in labs
Academic aide support
Tutoring (to offset impacts of disability or condition in learning environment)
Learning strategist support
Specialized transportation and disability-related parking arrangement
Specialized Equipment and/or Adaptive Technology
Assessments to determine need for adaptive technology
Training to develop proficiency in the use of adaptive technology
Acquisition of specialized equipment and/or software
Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries
The Disability Related Awards document provides a list of disability-related award opportunities and a brief description of eligibility criteria. Information in this document is subject to change and your are encouraged to contact the award providers for the most current application procedures and eligibility criteria before sending in your application.
View the Disability Related Awards PDF
Student Accessibility Services oversees the conferring of several of these scholarships, awards and bursaries. Completed applications for awards that SAS administers can be dropped off in person or mailed to either the Augustana campus or North campus.
For all other awards, please follow the procedures for submission listed on the application.
For more information and/or assistance completing an application, please visit the SAS office.
Students should explore all available award opportunities. The Supplementary Bursary Program (below), available for application beginning January 15th, contains several supplementary bursaries offered to students with disabilities (only), including the Marion Vosáhlo Award, the Martha Ruth Johnson Award, the Robert and Shirley Stollery Bursaries, The Robert Forester Award, and the Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary for Students with Disabilities. Note, however, that one application will put you on the list of any and all of the supplemental bursaries you might be eligible for.
Augustana Awards and Financial Aid
Student Accessibility Services - Awards and Bursaries listings for North campus
Scholarships and Awards – U of A, Office of the Registrar and Student Awards
Supplementary Bursary Program
External/Off Campus Scholarships & Awards