Shire Canada Inc. is launching a new Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Scholarship Program tailored for Canadians who are 18 years and over, pursuing post-secondary education and diagnosed with ADHD. The Program will award recipients with a unique scholarship that combines financial support for tuition ($1,500) as well as one year’s worth of ADHD coaching services provided by the Edge Foundation. The Scholarship’s ADHD coaching component is specifically designed to address the challenges that students with ADHD may face during the transition to higher education. This scholarship is open to legal residents of Alberta, Ontario, or Québec who are:
- Accepted to or enrolled in a post-secondary program at a Canadian accredited two-year or four-year college, university, trade, technical school, or vocational school located in Alberta, Ontario, or Québec;
- Of the age of majority in their province of residence; and
- Diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD.
The deadline for applications is March 27, 2013.