What They're Looking For

  • 💪Disabilities: Hearing Loss and Deafness
  • 🎂Age: 17 - 50+
  • 🌎Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident (Canada)

Additional Notes

Scholarships of $3,000 a year for full-time students and $1,000 a year for part-time students.  

Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students, including mature students attending accredited post-secondary institutions inside or outside of Canada. Students who receive funding remain eligible for the same level of funding for up to four consecutive years.

The exact number of awards will be dependent on the number and ranking of qualified applicants.  26 scholarships were awarded in 2023.

  • Individuals with documented hearing loss of 50dB or greater, pure tone average, in each ear (50 dB or greater in the left ear AND 50 dB or greater in the right ear);
  • Applicants must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Fall of 2024 as first-time or returning students.

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year close on April 26, 2024.

About Scholarship

Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) proudly offers scholarships to Deaf and hard of hearing students to help break down financial barriers to participation and support the costs associated with accommodations, tuition, residence, and educational resources in a higher learning environment.

CHS’ National Scholarship Program, which launched in 2017, is the largest scholarship program in Canada that exclusively supports Deaf and hard of hearing students.

About Company

Canadian Hearing Services is Canada’s leading provider of professional programs, services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers to participation. It is the largest organization of its kind in North America and the only of its kind to hold the prestigious designation of Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada. With multiple locations and hundreds of employees, we offer a complete roster of end-to-end essential and leading edge clinical and social services, and Canada’s most robust and expansive digital offering of hearing health related products and services.