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Two Great Scholarship Opportunities for University Students

Two Great Scholarship Opportunities for University Students With
Disabilities in Canada 
The TD Bank Group Lime Connect Scholarship and TD Securities Services
Lime Connect Scholarship Each Award C$2,500 Plus Paid Summer 2013
Internships to Undergrad and Graduate Students -- Deadline to Apply
Is Sunday, January 13, 2013 
TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 --  Lime Connect and TD are
pleased to offer two outstanding scholarship opportunities for
students with disabilities studying at universities in Canada. Funds
are provided in support of future studies, and details include:  
TD Bank Group Lime Connect Canada Scholarship Program - C$2,500 plus
a paid summer 2013 internship in finance, marketing or technology 


 
--  Graduating university in December 2013 or Spring/Summer 2014
--  Pursuing an undergraduate degree in either
    --  business with high academic standing (a focus in accounting is an
        asset); or
    --  computer science or computer engineering
--  Eligible to work in Canada
--  A person with a (visible or invisible) disability, defined as someone
    who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring,
    issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may
    consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the
    perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of
    disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all
    disabilities are encouraged to apply

  
TD Securities Services Lime Connect Canada Scholarship & Internship
Program - C$2,500 plus a paid summer 2013 internship as a TD
Securities Services Associate 


 
--  Graduating university in December 2013 or Spring/Summer 2014
--  Pursuing an undergraduate degree in business or a related program
--  Eligible to work in Canada
--  A person with a (visible or invisible) disability, defined as someone
    who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring
    issue that impacts one or more activities that others may consider to
    be a daily function. This definition also includes the perception
    among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of
    disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all
    disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  
Previous scholarship recipients have converted to full time careers
with TD upon graduation. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, not
on financial need; and while candidates must acknowledge that they
are a person with a disability, disclosure of specific details are
not required. For more information, and to apply, candidates may
visit www.limeconnect.com. The deadline for submissions is midnight
PST on Sunday, January 13, 2013 (3am January 14, EST).  
Candidates with disabilities who are not a match for this particular
scholarship are encouraged to join The Lime Network -- an exclusive
resource for high potential students, and alumni, with disabilities
and the broader, virtual program that prepares and connects
candidates for career success regardless of their geographic
location. Members of The Lime Network are notified of regular
recruitment receptions in Toronto and Vancouver hosted with corporate
partners, and additional scholarship and career opportunities as well
as professional development webinars. Applications for Lime Connect's
February 1, 2013 corporate recruitment reception for students and
alumni with disabilities in Vancouver, BC are open, and the deadline
to apply is midnight PST on Sunday, January 13th as well. 
About Lime Connect: 
 Founded as a not for profit organization in
2006, Lime Connect is leading the way as the premier resource for top
talent in the disability space by attracting, preparing and
connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for
careers with our partners, the world's leading corporations. Our goal
is to break stereotypes and lead all companies to realize the
importance, and value, of employing people with disabilities at every
level of education, talent and ability. For more information, visit
www.limeconnect.com.  
Contact:
Susan Lang
Lime Connect, Inc.
212.521.4469
susan.lang@limeconnect.com