CDBA WAYNE TURNBULL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For students enrolled in an Intervenor Program of Study
Established in 2022, the Canadian Deafblind Association Wayne Turnbull Memorial Scholarship honours the legacy of Wayne Turnbull, who was deafblind and a Board member of both CDBA National and the CDBA Alberta Chapter. Wayne was a lifelong advocate for individuals who are deafblind and their Intervenors.
- Awarded to a deserving student in any area of Intervenor Studies, whether it be online or in-person, through an accredited educational institution
- Applicants must reside in Canada; however, the program of study could be outside of Canada
- Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply again
Amount of Monetary Award:
- $2,000 Canadian towards tuition fees
- This award is payable to the post-secondary educational institution of the recipient’s choice
Award based on:
- Two letters of reference submitted directly from the referee to the scholarship committee—one academic/professional, one personal
- Proof of school registration status
- Completed application form
- Letter of intent from applicant (what is your motivation for taking this course of study)
- Application form and all support documents must be submitted by May 31st
- Decision on application will be made on or before June 30th
- All applicants will be notified of approval or denial by July 15th
The Andrew Love Memorial Award to the Intervenor of the Year
This award was set up by the family of Andrew Love. He was a determined child who courageously overcame many obstacles to become an inspiration to those who knew him. Intervention was the key that unlocked doors for Andrew,
In recognition of the contribution that Intervention made to the quality of Andrew’s life, a Memorial Award was established to be presented annually to a special Intervenor who displays outstanding skills. The successful candidate will be a dedicated and compassionate individual who has devoted time and effort to enhance the quality of life of a person who is Deafblind.
A Trust Agreement was established in February of 1991 between Thomas Love and Linda Love (Settlors) and Linda Love, Linda Mamer, Christina St. Amand and Carolyn Monaco (Trustees).
According to the Trust Agreement, the Trustees shall award the Andrew Love Memorial Award in the sum of $200 to the Intervenor who, in the opinion of the Trustees, has demonstrated consistently high standards in his/her interaction with deafblind individuals.
The award is presented by the Canadian Deafblind Association at its Annual Meeting or during a National Conference. Usually the award includes a cheque for $250, flowers and a plaque. The award was first issued in 1991.
Persons interested in nominating an individual to receive this award should submit:
- The name, address, email address and phone number of both the nominator and nominee should appear at the top of the submission.
- A detailed summary that outlines the nominee’s ability to enhance the quality of life of a person who is Deafblind. The summary should provide information that paints a picture of an Intervenor who has outstanding Intervenor skills that are exemplified through a philosophy of “doing with, not for:. He/she will have also heightened community awareness of the needs of individuals who are Deafblind by demonstrating a degree of professionalism that goes above and beyond their job description. Examples of school, family and/or community special initiatives are welcomed.
- Supplemental information that may be included could include additional letters of support, pictures, and/or input from the individual with whom the Intervenor works. However, supplemental information will not bias the selection process.
||Sonia (Folino) Bianchi
|2009 – 2014
||Jocelyn Meroniuk – Vezey
|2004 – 2006
|2000 – 2001