CNIB's Sense Scholarship 


CNIB's Sense Scholarship for Students with Vision Loss is an annual, one-time award of $500 granted to a Canadian living with vision loss, who is attending or planning to attend a university or college in Canada. This scholarship is made possible as a result of the fundraising efforts of the DalSense Society at Dalhousie University.


Candidates for the scholarship must be:

  • Canadian
  • Blind or living with vision loss
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary program or going into a post-secondary program in 2016-2017 leading to a degree or diploma

Application process

Download and complete the CNIB Sense Scholarship application form, and submit it via the contact information below along with the following documents:

  • Your high school/university transcript
  • A letter of reference on your behalf (the reference must be a non-family member, who is able to speak to your education and/or community involvement)

Note: Academic performance, service to the community, financial need and answers to the questions in the application will be taken into consideration.

Please send the completed application package by mail, fax or email to:

Mail: Jeff deViller, CNIB

6136 Almon St.

Halifax, NS B3K 1T8

Fax: 902.454.6570



Applications are not being accepted at this time. Check back soon.