L. P. Ings Scholarship Application

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a person who is blind or who has a vision impairment with costs associated with their education. These costs may include, but are not limited to: tuition, tutoring, text books, adaptive devices or software.

Criteria

Academic Standing

  • Extracurricular activities such as music, sports, etc.
  • Service to the community through volunteerism, employment, tutoring, mentoring, etc.

Qualifications

  • Applicant’s vision level must meet the requirements for legal blindness. i.e.: visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye after correction, or a visual field of less than 20 degrees.
  • Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a resident of Manitoba.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a university, college, post-secondary vocational institution, performing arts or an adult education training program. Anyone in a graduate or doctoral program is also eligible.

Note: In order to help as many people as possible, consideration will first be given to those people who have not previously been awarded the scholarship.

You can fill out an application below, or download form for mailing

Personal Info
Name:

Address:

City:

Province:

Postal Code:

Home Phone:

Other Phone:

E-Mail Address:

School Information
School or Institution enrolled for the following academic year:

Address:

City:

Province:

Postal Code:

Name of program:

Average grade of current or previous academic year:

Please include a letter describing your vision impairment, extracurricular activities and community involvement. Also describe some of the challenges you face due to your vision impairment. Include how you have met these challenges.