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Name KELLERMAN, W.J. PATRICK BURSARY IN DISABILITY STUDIES
Research Fields TEST Disability studies
Categories No categories available
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility In memory of Patrick Kellerman an annual bursary is offered to a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Masterís Program in Disability Studies. Patrick Kellerman was a writer, researcher, activist, father and partner. Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in his mid-20s, he lived a full life with his partner and their two children. He worked for Disabled Peopleís International, was an active member of CHO!CES, and was an advocate for home care. He enjoyed breaking down boundaries and challenging traditional expectations, in one case orally recording his Masterís thesis rather than preparing a typed paper. Patrick was a consummate story-teller, creating long and often outrageous tales including a collection of his poems, stories and journals entitled Writing on the Inside of My Eyelids.

ELIGIBLITY:
  • A graduate student registered full-time or part-time in any year of study in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the Interdisciplinary Masterís Program in Disability Studies;
  • Lives with disability (self-declaration of disability will be sufficient for the purposes of this bursary);
  • Demonstrates financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form.
  • Value $500
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details For application information, please visit http://www.umanitoba.ca/disability_studies/contents/patrick.html
     

     
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