Awards for ABA-Autism Students

  • For more information about Scholarships,Bursaries and Awards, please refer to the Capilano University information page. 

    The following awards are specific to the ABA-A Degree Program:

    KAPOOR SINGH SIDDOO FOUNDATION APPLIED BEHAVIOUR ANALYSIS BURSARY (#0812) 

    When to apply: Fall 

    This award, established by the Kapoor Singh Siddoo Foundation, supports deserving students in the area of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Since the time of its founding in 1963 by Kapoor Singh Siddoo, one of the early pioneers of the BC lumber industry, the Foundation has been dedicated to philanthropy for the underprivileged. It has always had a dual mandate of helping to alleviate the plight of rural people unable to afford medical attention in India (where it runs a small charitable clinic) and of supporting education in Canada (where it provides a number of bursaries and scholarships at universities). The Foundation also donates regularly to local hospitals. Each award is a minimum of $500. 

    Criteria:
    1) Enrolled as a full-time student in the ABA-A Program at Capilano University
    2) Financial need (to be determined by Financial Aid)3) Submission of a letter, highlighting interest in the program and career goals 

    How to apply: Special form required   

    MINERVA FOUNDATION AWARD FOR BC WOMEN (#0788) 

    When to apply: Fall/ Spring (varies) 

    This bursary was generously sponsored by the John Gordon Autism Foundation. The Minerva Foundation was initiated in 1999 to provide funds for projects that will assist women to realize their potential and to create a safe place for them to live and work in British Columbia. The Minerva Foundation has partnered with the Capilano University Foundation to provide two annual awards for female students enrolled in the Applied Behavioural Analysis degree program. Two awards are given, one a maximum of $2,500 and the other a maximum of $1,250.

    Criteria:
    1) Financial need (to be determined by Financial Aid) 

    In addition to the criterion above, one or more of the criteria listed below:
    I) Single mothers who are advancing their education
    II) Mature women who are undergoing re-training into the workforce after a long absence
    III) Aboriginal women or women with disabilities overcome educational barriers 

    How to apply: Special form required