European Disability Forum - Oracle E-Accessibility Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The scholarship is addressed to students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in a high education programme in the area of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, User Experience, or related field. This includes Bachelors, Masters and PhD students.

The recipient of the EDF - Oracle e-Accessibility Scholarship will receive a  €7,000  scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Scholarship will be awarded primarily based on a project or thesis in which the needs of persons with disabilities in terms of accessibility to ICT (e-Accessibility) are taken into consideration, and/or an innovative solution to enhance their access is proposed.
The project must be an integral component of the educational programme undertaken by the student, e.g. final year assignment, or part of their Masters or Ph.D.
The project may already be underway, or be a proposal.

Eligible applicants should
- be citizens of the European Union (EU), resident within the EU,
- be enrolled at a university in the EU for the 2017-2018 academic year, including online universities based in the EU.

Deadline to apply: 31 January 2018.

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EDF European Disability Forum

The European Disability Forum was set up by organisations of disabled people in recognition of the need for a truly representative consultative body with a broad mandate, and a proactive approach to disability issues in the European Union. The EDF's aim is to advance disabled people's human rights in all the relevant institutions, international organisations and agencies of the European Union in accordance with the principles of non-discrimination.

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