About the Scholarship
The AMI Scholarship program launched in 2012 and was created to further strengthen AMI’s commitment to making accessible media for all Canadians. In 2016 the program was renamed the AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship in honour of Robert Pearson, AMI's Accessibility Officer.
The program is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada with a permanent disability who are currently registered in and returning to a full-time program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university. In 2017, AMI will award two $5,000 bursaries to two deserving students with a permanent disability; one from the English community and one from the French.
How to Apply
The application process for the 2017 AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship is now open.
Please visit the NEADS website for complete eligibility requirements and to submit your application online.
2016 AMI Scholarship recipients
WINNER - AMI SCHOLARSHIP 2016, ENGLISH
Sean Heaslip of Vancouver, BC
WINNER – AMI SCHOLARSHIP 2016, FRENCH
Valérie Poisson of Montreal, QC
Jack McCormick of Tillsonburg, ON
Louisane LeBlanc of Montreal, QC
Courtney Knight of Burnaby, BC
Judith Oluwatosin Jubril of Brampton, ON
Gillian Murch of Orillia, ON
RuiLin Guo of Barrie, ON
Charmaine Co of Richmond, BC
Jan Boomhouwer of L’Amable, ON