Variety’s Post-Secondary Education Awards Program is available to students living with a disability that are currently attending or plan on attending post-secondary education! This program launched in August 2020, to assist in removing the financial barriers to accessing Post-Secondary education for youth living with a permanent disability.
The Application deadline has now closed for 2022-2023 Scholarship Funding
Check back here in early 2023 for next years submission process!
In 2021 there were 8 Post-Secondary Education Award recipients. One of those recipients was Sullivan, read his story below.
Sul is living with Charge Syndrome and is hard of hearing and legally blind. Sul graduated with honors from High School, where he enjoyed being on the Cross Country, Indoor track and Track and Fields teams. He also ran in the Special Olympics for 3 years! Sul began attending University of Winnipeg in September 2020, taking courses that are geared towards his career goal to get into Sports Broadcasting one day.
Sul’s high school teacher writes “Sul is a hard worker and great learner, a very determined young man going after his dream of attending U of W. I can’t think of anyone else that is that committed and so deserving than Sullivan!”