TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today the launch of its annual AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship. 2018 marks the seventh anniversary of the scholarship program that provides much needed financial assistance to students with a disability.
AMI has, once again, collaborated with the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) to administer the program and engage students with disabilities from across the country. Two $5,000 bursaries will be awarded to two deserving students with a permanent disability; one from the English community and one from the French.
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AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI's vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through accessible media, reflection and portrayal. To learn more visit AMI.ca and AMItele.ca.
Since its founding in 1986, the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) has had the mandate to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada. For further information please visit: www.neads.ca
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For further information: Janis Davidson Pressick, Marketing and Communications Manager, 800-567-6755 ext. 0971, [email protected]; Frank Smith, National Coordinator, NEADS, (613) 380-8065 ext. 201, [email protected]