CHHA - Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program


You must be either hard of hearing, deafened or orally deaf with the premise that all applicants use spoken language as their primary means of communication. Those who communicate primarily through sign language are directed to the Canadian Association for the Deaf.

The scholarship closing date is April 30

You must be enrolled or planning to register for the fall semester in a full-time program as a first-time, returning, or mature student at a recognized post-secondary College or University

Previous scholarship winners may not apply for the same scholarship to which they were awarded however can still apply again for any others that are applicable They are awarded on an ad hoc basis, but you can apply in successive years if the application is not selected.

Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident/landed immigrant, convention refugee or a protected person living in Canada, as defined in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Mature students will need to submit 2 academic transcripts when available or a minimum of 1 academic transcript and a statement (500 words or less) identifying the reason for the discontinuity and why you are returning to school.

Continuing education students will be required to show proof of employment prior to the start of the fall semester
For someone who qualifies as extension schooling and has completed their undergrad and is interested in pursuing a graduate degree directly afterwards, it will be necessary to show documentation of completion of their undergrad program immediately before the fall semester starts.

Field of study, year of the program, and location of residence may be a factor in the selection process for some scholarships.

Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after the selection has been made.

The committee’s decision is final for all scholarships.