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Rev. Jim Reese Scholarship in Developmental Services

Scholarships and Bursaries

Rev. Jim Reese Scholarship in Developmental Services

The Rev. Jim Reese Scholarship in Developmental Services recognizes students who excel in the Developmental Services Worker program. This scholarship is created in memory of Rev. James (Jim) Reese, founder of Christian Horizons, now called Karis Disability Services, who sadly passed away on July 5, 2019. His vision and dedicated work towards a ministry for people with disabilities has changed the lives of people across Canada and around the world. In 1963, Jim and Adrienne Reese gave birth to their son Steven, who was born with developmental disabilities. And, two years later, with a group of families, founded the organization that we know today as Karis Disability Services. Karis Disability Services is a non-profit, faith-based charitable organization with 3,500 employees supporting nearly 3,000 people with developmental disabilities and their families through residential and ancillary programs in Canada, and in developing countries around the world.

Awarded to a student top performing student enrolled in any semester of the Developmental Services Worker (Disability Studies) program.


Estimated Value

1 available in the Fall semester

Applying is Easy

Registered students with an active timetable are able to apply for all bursaries that are administered by the college though our single on-line bursary application.

By completing this application, you will be considered for all college-administered bursaries and scholarships for which you are eligible. To apply, log into myCampus (the student portal), and go to the Student Centre section. The Apply Now! button will open the on-line application as long as you have a valid SIN on file. If you do not have a valid SIN on file, you are required to provide proof of SIN (any government issued document with your name and SIN) and government issued photo-id at the Registrar's Office so your record may be updated. Please note that bursary applications will not be evaluated until after the application deadline date.

Financial Aid Contacts:


(705) 749-5530 ext. 1616

Claudia Byers
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1166

Debbie McEachern
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1669

Alannah Kennedy
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1176

Amy D’Silva
Frost Campus (Lindsay)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 3302

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