2020 Bursary Guidelines and Application

Due to the Covid 19 virus, the revised deadline date is June 30, 2020.


Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have spina
bifida and/or hydrocephalus and must be a registered member in
good standing of SBHAC. Membership must be in good standing
for a minimum of one year prior to applying. Membership may be
through a provincial association that is a member of SBHAC or the

applicant may be a member directly to SBHAC. The applicant is to
verify with their provincial association to confirm their
membership with SBHAC.

The following associations are presently members of SBHAC: British Columbia, Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta, South Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan North, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Students are eligible to receive an award one time only


All requests for applications and correspondence regarding the SBHAC Bursary Program should be directed to:

National Bursary Program
c/o Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Canada
472 – 167 Lombard Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3B 0T6

Toll free phone: 1-800-565-9488
Fax: 1-204-925-3654


Program Objectives

To encourage and support students with spina bifida and/or
hydrocephalus by assisting them in pursuing higher education at
university or other post-secondary studies.

If you would like more information concerning the National Bursary Program, please call 1-800-565-9488 or email bursary@sbhac.ca

Below are the guidelines to read and application to  fill out and return:

Bursary Program Guidelines (PDF)      Bursary Program Application  (PDF)     

Please note only completed applications will be accepted. Late applications will not be accepted.

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National Bursary Program – Deadline June 30, 2020

Due to the Covid 19 virus, the revised deadline date is June 30, 2020 at Noon DST. Review the guidelines and download the application.… Read More

Bursary Awards

The current and past winners of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada bursary are: Emma S. from Calgary, Alberta Paige G. from Kamloops, British Columbia. Morgan C. from Edmonton, Alberta. Matthew V. from Sherwood Park, Alberta. Hannah R. from Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Bradley R. from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Katie W. from Surrey,… Read More