Easter Seals Alberta Norman Denoon Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Norman Denoon, the Easter Seals Alberta Norman Denoon Memorial Scholarship offers post-secondary academic scholarships to students living with disabilities that have made a significant contribution through volunteerism or advocacy.

Two scholarships of $5,000 per school year are given to qualified students working towards a post-secondary program within Alberta.

Please note: Scholarship funds are to be used only on educational expenses (i.e. tuition, books, technology, etc.).


To qualify, you must be a current student or candidate for admission into a post-secondary institution within Alberta, living with a disability. Students should be attending a minimum of two courses per semester, pursuing an academic or professional program leading to a degree or diploma.

Application Process

To apply, please complete the Application Form.

Once you have completed the form, you will receive an email asking for these additional documents to complete your application:

  • One (1) Character reference letter of reference describing the reasons the applicant would be a worthy recipient of the scholarship. This application should highlight the contribution to the community, academic achievements and other accomplishments;
  • One (1) Academic letter of reference from a teacher at the applicant’s school or from an individual who is familiar with the applicant. 
  • A one (1) page personal letter indicating your school experience, your career aspirations and how your disability affects your life.
  • An up-to-date, certified academic transcript.
  • Documentation from healthcare provider confirming diagnosis. 

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will be accepted from April 1, 2024 until June 30, 2024.

All supporting documents must be received by June 30th at midnight to accessibilitysupports@easterseals.ab.ca

Successful Applicants

If you are selected as a successful applicant you will be required to provide the following documents:

  • A Signed Media Release and Photo
  • A letter of appreciation to the donor.
  • Social Insurance Number for T4 purposes
  • Confirmation of Enrolment to your Post-Secondary Institute

For more information, please contact Megan at (403) 235-5662 ext 1 or accessibilitysupports@easterseals.ab.ca.