The Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) is pleased to announce the 12th year of its scholarship program. It is Canada’s longest-running bursary program dedicated to funding educational opportunities for individuals affected by schizophrenia or psychosis. Many people who apply for SSO scholarships have had their education disrupted by their illness. Often the symptoms of schizophrenia makes it difficult for people to complete their education. To date SSO has awarded over $100,000 to people wishing to further their education.

SSO offers the following scholarship streams:

  • For individuals living with schizophrenia or psychosis.
  • Klara Boadway Memorial Scholarship: For young women living with schizophrenia or psychosis, pursuing an education in the health, social sciences or social services fields.

The deadline to apply is March 21, 2016

Download the aqpplication here.

For questions or more information please contact Scholarship Program Coordinator Kayla Nicholls at 1.800.449.6830 ext. 229 or email

To see how the scholarship program changes lives, please read Luwam’s story or donate to the program here.

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