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Announcing the 2019 T-Base-AEBC Scholarship

For the eighth consecutive year, Canadian students who are blind or have low vision have the opportunity to apply for the T-Base-AEBC scholarship. This year there are two $1,000 scholarships available.

Every year, T-Base is honoured to contribute $2,000 in support of an accessible education, an initiative that supports our larger goal: to improve accessibility in education. We always look forward to speaking with our scholarship recipients and learning about the important role an accessible education plays in achieving their academic and career goals. Learn about 2018’s scholarship recipients: Allison Lee & Andrea McIvor.side view of open laptop leaned up against a stack of textbooks.

T-Base’s Commitment to Accessibility in Education

T-Base understands that learning styles and requests vary by student. Alternate formats—digital and print—are an essential resource for students who are blind or have low vision. In an effort to ensure all students have the resources they need to succeed, for DSS offices we produce and deliver textbooks and other instructional material in accessible PDF, ePUB3, audio, MathML, reflowed large print and braille. We are committed to ensuring students who are blind or have low vision have equal, fast access to learning materials in alternate formats.

Apply for the T-Base-AEBC Scholarship by March 29, 2019

Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is now accepting applications. Scholarships will awarded based on academic performance, community involvement and overcoming adversity. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PDT. For full details and to download the application form, please visit the official 2019 AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program page. Both scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year (beginning fall semester ‘19).

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