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29th May 2012

Accessible Media Inc. Unveils Inaugural Scholarship Program

Accessible Media IncAccessible Media Inc. (AMI) has announced the launch of the first annual AMI Scholarships as part of the non-profit organization’s continuing mission to improve, increase and promote media accessibility for all Canadians. Starting this fall AMI will award two $5,000 scholarships per year to qualifying individuals, one of which will be reserved for a student with a permanent disability.

“We felt this was a tremendous opportunity for AMI to further strengthen its commitment to making media accessible to all Canadians and encourage sighted and able-bodied youth to give serious thought to the challenges many of their peers face on a daily basis,” explains Peter Burke, AMI Vice-President of Marketing and Communications.

Eligible students will be asked, in 500 words or less, to comment on this statement:

Please tell us how you think organizations can improve their accessibility and why this would be important for society.

The application deadline for this year’s awards is less than a month away – Tuesday, June 26 at 3 p.m. Eastern.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 11:57 am and is filed under Careers, Education, National News, scholarships. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    1:58 pm on May 29th, 2012

    Accessible Media Inc @a11ymedia – Announces Inaugural Scholarship Program http://t.co/sJ1ehwSK

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