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Resources 09 - Scholarships

Scholarships & Bursaries

The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) provides a list of scholarships and bursaries available to students with learning disabilities.


The LDAK chapter will accept applications directly for the following scholarship.

The Roy Cooper Memorial Scholarship 2023

  • LDAO offers an annual  $1,000 scholarship award in memory of Roy V. Cooper, whose volunteerism within his own chapter community and the LDAO is recognized. The scholarship recognizes an Ontario high school student who has a documented learning disability as a primary diagnosis and who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the upcoming academic year. The student must be pursuing a bachelor of engineering or a bachelor of science in a physical sciences discipline (please note: physical sciences do not include social sciences or technology majors). Candidates must have been full time high school students during the 2022-2023 school year and be entering their first year of college or university in 2023-2024.

Contact the Kingston chapter (LDAK) at 613-546-8524 or to obtain an application form. Each LDAO chapter recommends one candidate to enter the provincial competition. The next deadline for applications is Friday June 30, 2023 4pm

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