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Aboriginal scholarship & bursary guide: annual Windspeaker insert--May 2006.

Will fund proposals received from First Nations education authorities to establish or expand cooperative programs for on-reserve First Nation Youth

Contact your local DIAND office

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

FSWEP replaces the Federal Summer Student Employment Program

Offers full-time high school, CDGEP, college, technical institute and university students the opportunity to apply for student jobs with the federal government

Application forms are available at student career offices at colleges, GEGEPS, technical institutions and universities, Human Resources Centres of Canada, and PSC Regional and District offices

Canada Trust Scholarship for Outstanding Community Leadership

Full tuition plus $3,500 toward living expenses Guaranteed offer of summer employment at Canada Trust

Contact: 1-800-308-8306

The Banff Centre -- Aboriginal Leadership and Management Programs

Contact: 1-888-255-6327

website: www.banffleadership.com

email: leadership@banffcentre.ca

Special grants, which can be applied against the tuition for Aboriginal professional development programs, are available to Canadian Aboriginals or non-Aboriginals who work for Aboriginal communities or organizations.

Xerox Aboriginal Scholarships Program -- Xerox Canada

Deadline: June 15

Each year Xerox Canada offers $3,000 scholarships to eight (8) Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education in Information Technology. Each scholarship is for a maximum of four (4) years for university programs or three (3) years for community college programs, pending year-over-year program re-enrollment.

For more info. fax (416) 733-6811 or write: Contributions Administrator, Corporate Affairs, Xerox Canada Ltd.

5650 Yonge Street, 10th Floor

Toronto, Ontario M2M 4G7

Investing in the future growth of Aboriginal Youth -- Canadian National

CN developed its Native Educational Awards Program because of its commitment to the education and training of Aboriginal youth. Every year since 1988, we've awarded five $1,500 scholarships to help Aboriginal students pursue university studies leading to a career in transportation. This covers a wide range of occupations--from nurses to engineers, computer experts to market analysts.

For more info. contact your band office, friendship centre or college of your choice

Web Site: www.cn.ca

Canadian National Native Educational Awards Program

935 de la GauchetiEre Street West

Montreal, Quebec H3B 2M9

CN Scholarship For Women

Deadline: July 25

One scholarship of $500 available to women registered in programs of non-traditional trades. Qualifying programs include Welding, Machine Shop, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Industrial Electronics Technician/Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology. Applicants must be accepted into fall semester in specified program of non-traditional trade. Application is required by July 25; forms are available through Student Services and Registrars offices.

Web Site: www.cn.ca

Canadian National Educational Awards Program

935 de la Gauchetiere Street West

Montreal, Quebec H3B 2M9

Educational Awards Program -- Husky Oil

Deadline: May 31

Up to 7 Aboriginal students are selected each year.

Awards of up to $3,000 per year will be granted to cover a portion of tuition, books, or living expenses.

Aboriginal people (Inuit, Metis, Status and Non Status Indians) who meet the following qualifications: * Canadian citizen * in need of financial assistance * demonstrate serious interest in furthering their educational and career development Preference will be given to applicants whose residence is located on or near one of Husky's exploration, development or operation sites. Individuals pursuing academic post-secondary studies at a university, community college or technical institute are eligible to apply.

Diversity and Aboriginal Affairs

Husky Oil Operations Limited

P.O. Box 6525, Station D

Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G7

Phone: (403) 298-6780

RBC Royal Bank Aboriginal Student Awards Please see our ad--page 9

Deadline: January 31

Five (5) awards of up to $4,000/year for four (4) years at university or two years at college. Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Inuit or Metis are elligible to apply. You must be a permanent resident/citizen of Canada.

For an application and brochure, write to:

RBC Royal Bank

Aboriginal Student Awards Program

330 Front Street West

10th Floor[dagger]

Toronto, ON M5V 3B7

Fax: 416-348-6455

Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program

Deadline: March 31 for Pre-Law Programs.

The Department of Justice funds Metis and non-status Indians who wish to attend law school. Through the Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program, the Department offers scholarships for the three-year law program and scholarships for a pre-law orientation course.

Value: Tuition fees, textbooks, living expenses, award based on financial need.

For more information:

Phone: (613) 957-9643

Web site: http://canada.justice.gc.ca

Polaris -- Northern Star Program

This awards program recognizes the creative and innovative environmental actions by youth who have had an impact within their communities.

Young people up to 25 years of age may be nominated for an award. Completed forms are due by March 31 of each year.

For more information and a nomination form, call the Action 21 National Office toll free at: 1 800 668-6767

Department of Justice Canada Entrance Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

The Department of Justice Canada has made available three-year scholarships to Metis and non-status Indian students who wish to attend law school. Each year, ten or more pre-law scholarships will be made available to Metis and non-status Indians, to cover the cost of attending a summer orientation program offered by the Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon and a summer French language pre-law orientation program at the University of Ottawa.

In September, ten or more three-year law school scholarships will be made available to Metis and non-status applicants to defray their living costs, textbooks, tuition fees, and other costs.

The Department of Justice Canada is accepting applications for the summer pre-law program until 1 April, and applications for the law school scholarships until 1 June. Students interested in both programs must forward two separate applications.

For further information and application forms, contact:

Program Assistant, Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program, Department of Justice Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

(Similar financial assistance is available from Indian and Northern Affairs for registered Indian and Inuit students.

Department of Indian Affairs or your Local Band Education Authority

Funding for status Indian students is available from the Department of Indian Affairs or your Local Band Education Authority. Legal Studies are generally considered separate from other undergraduate programs and therefore full funding will be available for the three years of legal studies.

Metis, Inuit and non-status Indians may apply to the Department of Justice. The funding covers tuition, books and living expenses and is renewable for the two further years of law school. The funding also covers the Saskatchewan Summer program.

For more information on whether you qualify and the applicable deadlines for funding, contact:

Program Administrator

Legal Studies for Aboriginal Peoples Program

Department of Justice Canada

Ottawa, Ontario R1A OH8

Phone: (613) 957-9583

Sears Canada Inc. Scholarship:

Deadline June 1

Ten scholarships of $1,000 are available to children of Sears employees. Applications are available from and submitted to:

Canadian Awards Program, International ... Canadian Programs Division, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, Suite 600, 350 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1

Chevron Canada Resources

Deadline: January 31

Number of scholarships varies, value up to $5,000 (Available to students of Aboriginal heritage interested in undertaking a period of study in public administration and/or community affairs involving drug/alcohol education and rehabilitation. Special consideration given to residents of Northwest territories and other areas of concern.

Apply to:

Canadian Universities for Northern Studies

#201, 130 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G4

Phone: (613) 238-3525

TD Bank and First Nations Bank of Canada Aboriginal Education Awards

Deadline: March 31

Value: Five awards of $1,000 each Recipients will also receive consideration for summer employment and full-time employment once education is complete.

Criteria:

Applicants must be of Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, Inuit, Metis); full time student at recognized Canadian post secondary institutionpursuing a program relevant to a career in banking such as business, economics, computer science, math and sciences; in need of financial assistance to further educational goals.

Apply to: Award Coordinator

Toronto Dominion Centre

201 Portage Avenue

P.O. Box 7700

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3E7

Phone: (204) 988-2800

KPMG's Aboriginal Client Services Group Awards Program

Value: Five student awards of $1,500 CDN each. KPMG is committed to building successful relationships with Canada's First Nations and Aboriginal Communities through our Aboriginal Client Services practice -a dedicated group of professional advisors serving the needs of First Nations Aboriginal clients across Canada. We also believe that we can assist First Nations and Aboriginal people through this student awards program. The KPMG First Nations and Aboriginal Student Awards Program is available to encourage and assist First Nations and Aboriginal students in the pursuit of post-secondary education in the fields of Business, Economics, Political Science, Law, or First Nation Financial Administration.

Eligibility: A Canadian citizen; A Status Indian, non-status Indian, Inuit, Innu or Metis; A full-time student who is currently enrolled in, or has been accepted to, a university or a community college; Pursuing studies of Business, Economics, Political Science, Law or First Nation Financial Administration

Deadline: May 19, 2006 for the 2006/07 academic year.

Complete the appropriate forms and return to:

KPMG Student Awards Co-ordinator

KPMG

Marsland Centre

20 Erb Street West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1T2

For more information please contact Luann

Jones-Foster, at (506) 856-6477.

Indigenous Scholarship Program -- Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown

Please see our ad--page 11

Value: $2,000

Conceived and established in 2003 by Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown, the Indigenous Scholarship Program sets aside program funds for every room night spent at the hotel by a member of Canada's Aboriginal Community.

Each year, the hotel will award at least one scholarship to First Nation youth that are pursuing a post-secondary education. Open to all Aboriginal students, the Indigenous Scholarship Program considers a number of criteria in awarding scholarships including financial situation, academic achievement, community involvement and career aspirations. The Indigenous Scholarship Program is managed by Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown with recommendations from an Executive Education Committee and input from an Advisory Board made up of representatives from Canada's Aboriginal Community.

Eligibility: Any Aboriginal student currently enrolled at or, accepted to a post secondary institution.

Application:

Application form and eligibility criteria for the Indigenous Scholarship Program can be obtained by calling the Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown at 1-800-663-9151.

MuchMusic Aboriginal Youth Scholarship

Please see our ad--page 5

The $5,000 scholarship is awarded in partnership with AYN (Aboriginal Youth Scholarship) to the individual who best demonstrates skill, talent, excellence and enthusiasm in pursuing a future in the broadcast industry.

Open to all Aboriginal Canadians under 29.

Deadline: November 30, 2006

Application form, scholarship criteria and other details at: www.muchmusic.com/mays

Burlington Resources Aboriginal Awards Program

The Aboriginal Awards Program has been developed to provide financial assistance to Aboriginal students pursuing high school upgrading and post-secondary education. Award amounts are designated according to the educational level you are pursuing:

Secondary School/Academic Upgrading $1,000 (College or Technical Institute $2,000 (University $3,000

The award amounts are granted on an annual basis with students being required to re-apply each year for continued funding. Awards may be used to cover portions of tuition, books or living expenses.

Eligibility: You may apply to the Burlington Resources Aboriginal Awards Program if you meet the following criteria: 1. You are of Aboriginal ancestry 2. You are a Canadian citizen 3. You are enrolled in an eligible program, on a full-time basis 4. You demonstrate promising academic qualifications 5. You require financial assistance to pursue your education

Application process: Please send your completed application along with your proof of acceptance and most recent transcripts to the following address:

Please send your completed application along with your proof of acceptance and most recent transcripts to the following address no later than June 30th:

Diversified Staffing Services

Attention: Burlington Resources Aboriginal

Awards Program

100, 805--5th Avenue SW

Calgary, AB T2P 0N6

Telephone: (403) 237-5577

Toll Free: (877) 271-7720

Fax: (403) 266-3386

www.diversifiedstaffing.com

2005 Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program Cultivating Tomorrow's Environmental Leaders

Every day, in communities across Canada, young people are actively demonstrating their passion for the environment through the important work they accomplish. These dedicated young Canadians are emerging as tomorrow's environmental leaders and advocates.

Toyota Canada Inc. and Earth Day Canada established the Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program to help cultivate and nurture this environmental leadership. The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program encourages and rewards graduating high school students and QuEbec junior college students who have distinguished themselves through environmental community service, extracurricular and volunteer activities, and academic excellence. Because environmental issues are increasingly being tackled through multidisciplinary approaches, future environmental leaders will come from a broad range of academic backgrounds. The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship is offered to students entering their first year of post-secondary studies in the discipline of their choice, to prepare themselves for the career of their choice.

The Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program grants 15 awards of $5000 each annually, to be applied directly towards tuition, books, room and board (where applicable) or other educational expenses for the first year of post-secondary full-time studies in Canada.

Atlantic Canada -- 2 awards

Quebec -- 4 awards

Ontario -- 4 awards

Western Canada/Northwest Territories/Nunavut -- 3 awards

British Columbia/Yukon -- 2 awards

For applications and more information please

visit: www.earthday.ca/scholarship

The Canadian Nurses Foundation

Value: varies

Deadline: April 16

The Canadian Nurses Foundation is the only national foundation solely committed to promoting the health and patient care of Canadians by financially supporting nurses through study awards, specialty certification, research grants and general support of educational endeavors that advance the nursing profession.

The criteria and application forms are presently on our website www.canadiannursesfoundation.com

We would appreciate your promoting these scholarships on your web site.

Canadian Nurses Foundation

50 Driveway

Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1E2

Toll Free: 1-800-361-8404

Fax: (613) 237-3520

email:info@cnursesfdn.ca

www.canadiannursesfoundation.com

The Weather Network -- Pelmorex Inc.

Value: One award of $500.00

Deadline: May 30

The Weather Network educational incentive award is to create interest among Aboriginal peoples in the Canadian Broadcasting industry. Eligibility: A status or non-status Aboriginal full time student who demonstrates financial need. The applicant is enrolling in a Third or Fourth year Canadian Journalism or Radio and Television Arts program at a recognized College or University and has received passing marks (60% or better) in their previous year of study. Applicants are committed students with proven leadership ability, and enthusiasm for their chosen career path.

If no students entering are eligible, the award may go to an Aboriginal student in another reputable program specifically, Business Administration, Meteorology, Computer Science, Graphic Design or Engineering Technology.

Requirement: Resume, official transcript from most recent year of study, successful interview with Pelmorex and good references.

Information: Pelmorex Inc.

Human Resources

1 Robert Speck Parkway Suite 1600

Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 4B3

Phone: 905-5669511 ext. 270

Fax: 905-566-9696

Millennium Excellence Awards

Value: Local award winners will receive a one-time $4,000 award.

Provincial/territorial award winners will receive a $4,000 award, renewable up to three times (for a possible total of $16,000).

National award winners will receive a $5,000 award, renewable up to three times (for a possible total of $20,000).

Eligibility: The excellence awards recognize, support, and encourage talented Canadians who make positive and significant contributions to the betterment of communities across the country, who demonstrate the capacity for leadership, and are committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and innovation. Only individuals who intend to enter a college or university undergraduate program for the first time may apply.

For application information, visit www.aimhigh.ca, or contact:

Millennium Excellence Award Program

Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation

1000 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 800

MontrEal, Quebec H3A 3R2

Millennium Bursaries

Value: Between $1,500 and $4,500, depending on the students' province or territory of residence and level of financial need.

Eligibility: To qualify for a millennium bursary, a students must: (a) be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, (b) be studying in an undergraduate program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, both of which must be recognized by the Canada Student Loans Program or the student's provincial/territorial student financial assistance program, (c) successfully qualify for assistance from his/her province/territory of residence, and (d) have already completed 60 per cent of a year of post-secondary education.

Students have their level of financial need assessed by their province/territory of residence. Those who demonstrate the highest level of need and meet the Foundation's eligibility criteria qualify for a millennium bursary, which is paid either to the student or directly to the student's loan provider to reduce his/her student loan debt.

Duration: Awarded annually

Application Deadline: Students must successfully apply for provincial/territorial financial assistance.

Contact information: www.aimhigh.ca or Millennium Bursary Program

Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation

1000 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 800

Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R2

Alliance Pipeline Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Please see our ad--page 7

Number: One

Value: Cost of tuition, books and supplies to a maximum of $4,000 per academic year.

Deadline: April 30

Eligibility: Aboriginal students who are: residents of Saskatchewan, Alberta or British Columbia; enrolled in, or have applied to a technical school, college or university, in a program relevant to the oil and gas industry; relevant programs include: mechanical engineering technology, instrumentation engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, power engineering, mechanical engineering or business administration.

Coordinator, Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Alliance Pipeline Ltd.

#400 605-5th Avenue South West

Calgary, Alberta T2P 3H5

Imperial Oil Aboriginal Scholarships Awards Program

Value: $3,500 (maximum for college) and $4,500 (maximum for university)

The awards are designed to cover tuition, textbooks, supplies and other compulsory fees.

Deadline: June 15 of each year

Imperial Oil Resources offers four individual education awards each year to any person of Aboriginal ancestry entering post-secondary studies. The purpose of the awards program is to encourage people of Aboriginal ancestry to pursue undergraduate post-secondary educational studies in disciplines relevant to the petroleum industry. Applicants must reside in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories or the Yukon for at least one year immediately prior to applying for the award.

Application form, full program guidelines and eligibility details can be obtained by calling Imperial Oil Community and Aboriginal Affairs at 780-639-5194.

Jennifer Robinson Memorial Scholarship -- Arctic Institute of North America

Value: One scholarship of $5,000.

The Jennifer Robinson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in northern biology who best exemplifies the qualities of scholarship that the late Jennifer Robinson brought to her studies at the Institute's Kluane Lake Research Station.

Eligibility:

Applicants must submit: a brief description of the proposed research (two to three pages), including a clear hypothesis, relevance, title and statement of the purpose of the research, the area and type of study, the methodology and plan for evaluation of findings. A collaborative relationship or work should be briefly identified; three academic reference letters; a complete curriculum vitae with transcripts; and a list of current sources and amounts of research funding, including scholarships, grants and bursaries.

The scholarship committee looks for evidence of northern relevance, and a commitment to field-oriented research.

Deadline: January 7

Executive Director

Arctic Institute of North America

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Phone: (403) 220-7515

Fax: (403) 282-4609

Jim Bourque Scholarship -- Arctic Institute of North America

Value: One scholarship of $ 1,000.

The Jim Bourque Scholarship is awarded to a Canadian Aboriginal student who intends to take, or is enrolled in, post-secondary training in education, environmental, traditional knowledge or telecommunications. The scholarship is open to mature students and matriculating students alike.

Eligibility: Each applicant must submit, in 500 words or less, a description of his or her intended program of study and the reasons for the choice of program. In addition, applicants must: .include a copy of their most recent high school or college/university transcript; a signed letter of recommendation from a community leader (e.g., Town or Band Council, Chamber of Commerce, Metis Local, etc.); a statement of financial need, indicating funding already received or expected; and proof of enrollment in, or application to a post-secondary institution.

Deadline: July 15

Executive Director

Arctic Institute of North America

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Phone: (403) 220-7515

Fax: (403) 282-4609

Lorraine Allison Scholarship -- Arctic Institute of North America

Value: One scholarship of $2,000.

Eligibility: The Lorraine Allison Scholarship is open to any student enrolled at a Canadian university in a program of graduate study related to northern issues, whose application best addresses academic excellence, a demonstrated commitment to northern research, and a desire for research results to be beneficial to northerners, especially Native northerners. Candidates in biological science fields are preferred, but social science topics are also be considered. Scholars from Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are encouraged to apply.

Each application must contain: a two-page description of the northern studies program and relevant projects being undertaken; three letters of reference from the applicants 'current or past professors; a complete curriculum vitae with academic transcripts; and a list of all current sources of research funding.

Deadline: January 7

Executive Director

Arctic Institute of North America

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Phone: (403) 220-7515

Fax: (403) 282-4609

Etuangat Inuit History Award -- Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies

Value: One award of $500.

An award is given for the best history essay written by an Inuk student. The selected topic will be derived from an Elder's story that focuses on an important event, a unique individual, unusual circumstances, traditions or any subject that will advance our knowledge of Inuit history and distinctive culture.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Inuk students currently enrolled at (any Canadian university.

Deadline: January 31

Awards Program

Canadian Northern Studies Trust

Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies

405-17 York Street

Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J6

Phone: (613) 562-0515

Fax: (613) 562-0533

James W. Bourque Studentship in Northern Geography -- Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies

Value: One scholarship of $10,000.

Eligibility: The James W. Bourque Studentship is awarded for research on subjects relating to northern geographical research. While applications are normally from students in geography departments, careful consideration is given to students in related fields. In making its decision, the Management Committee is guided by academic record, potential for development, and the applicant's interest in, and commitment to, advancing the knowledge and appreciation of the geography of northern regions. If you apply to the James W. Bourque Studentship in Northern Geography and to the Studentship in Northern Studies only one set of official university transcripts and reference letters is necessary.

Deadline: January 31

Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies

17 York Street, Suite 405

Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J6

Phone: (613) 562-0515

Fax: (613) 562-0533

Association of First Nations Women Scholarship

Value: Two awards: one in the fall, and one in the spring.

Scholarships are awarded twice a year. The successful applicants are presented with their awards at the Blanche MacDonald Memorial Dinner and the Native Indian Teacher Education Program Graduation Dinner.

Eligibility: Applicants must: be of First Nation ancestry; be registered as full-time students at a post-secondary institution; and include with their application proof of registration at a post-secondary institution, a copy of their transcript(s), a professional reference, a personal reference, and a support letter from a major Aboriginal organization.

Deadline: Open

Association of First Nations Women

#1-245 East Broadway

Vancouver, B.C. V5T 1W4

Fax: (604) 872-1845

General Motors Excellence Through Diversity Award

Eligibility: Applicants must: be members of a designated equity group; be full-time students; outline career goals; and accept employment with General Motors for the summer.

Deadline: February 15

General Motors of Canada

c/o Career Placement Officer

4th Floor University Centre

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

Phone: (204) 474-8880

Intelligent Sensing For Innovative Structures (ISIS) Canada Research Scholarship for Aboriginal People in Engineering

Value: One scholarship of $5,000 per year. Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structures (ISIS Canada) is a Network of Centres of Excellence funded by the federal and provincial governments, the university communities and the private sector. The mandate of ISIS Canada is to develop a new generation of sophisticated civil engineering structures for the 21st century.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible, applicants must be graduates in engineering or applied sciences at a Canadian university or be currently enrolled in a degree program, and must be registered in, or intending to proceed to, graduate study in engineering or applied sciences. The scholarship is awarded for a 12-month period and may be renewed for a second year at the discretion of the (awarding committee.

Deadline: March 31

Dr.S.H.Rizkalla,P.Eng., President ISIS Canada

227 Engineering Building

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V6

Phone: (204) 474-850

Intelligent Sensing For Innovative Structures (ISIS) Canada -- Research Scholarship for Women and Aboriginal People

Value: One scholarship of up to $5,000.

Eligibility: Applicants must: be women or be of Aboriginal ancestry; be engineering graduates or currently enrolled in a degree and intending to pursue graduate studies; be seeking solutions to the deterioration of steel reinforced concrete; and be in third year civil engineering or above.

Deadline: March 31

Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structures

Room 227 Engineering Blvd.

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

Phone: (204) 474-8880

Magna For Canada Scholarship Fund

Value: Various scholarships of $5,000 to $10,000.

Eligibility: Applicants must: be full-time students; and submit a proposal (maximum 2,500 words) on "If I was Prime Minister of Canada, I would do the following to improve living standards and unite the country."

Deadline: May 15

Magna for Canada Scholarship Fund

36 Apple Creek Blvd

Markham, Ontario L3R 4Y4

National Union Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians

Value: One scholarship of $1,000.

Eligibility: The award is open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a public post- secondary education institution full-time, and who are children of, or foster children of, a National Union member. The award is given to the writer of the best 750-1000 word essay on "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians."

Deadline: June 30

Scholarships

National Union of Public and General Employees

15 Auriga Drive

Nepean, Ontario K2E 1B7

Phone: (613) 228-9800

Fax: (613) 228-9801

National Union Scholarship for Visible Minorities

Value: One of $1,000.

Eligibility: The award is open to all visible minority students who plan to enter the first year of a public post-secondary educational institution full-time, and who are the children, or foster children, of a National Union member. The award will be given to the writer of the best 750-1000 word essay on "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of visible minorities."

Deadline: June 30

Scholarships

National Union of Public and General Employees

15 Auriga Drive

Nepean, Ontario K2E 1B7

Phone: (613) 228-9800

Fax: (613) 228-9801

Public Service Commission of Canada Personnel Psychology Sponsorship Program

Value: One award of $15,000 per year, plus an opportunity, upon graduation, for employment with the Personnel Psychology Centre in Ottawa.

The Personnel Psychology Centre of the Public Service Commission of Canada is offering sponsorship and recruitment programs to candidates studying in industrial/organizational psychology.

Eligibility: This program is open only to members of designated under-represented groups: Aboriginal people (Status or Non-Status Indian, MEtis or Inuit); persons with disabilities; and members of visible minority groups. Applicants must hold an Honours Bachelor's degree in Psychology by June and be eligible for admission to a Master 's or Doctoral program in industrial/organizational psychology at a Canadian university. Candidates must have maintained a minimum "B "average (or its equivalent) during their previous years of university studies. A knowledge of English or French is essential. Preference is given to Canadian citizens.

Deadline: February 15

Canadian Awards Program

International Canadian Program Division

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

350 Albert Street, Suite 600

Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1

Phone: (613) 563-1236

Fax: (613) 563-9745

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF)

Please see our ad--page 5

Deadlines:

Fine Arts:

Two deadlines anually on March 31 and September 30

Aboriginal Health Careers:

One dealine annually on May 1

Post-Secondary Education Awards:

One dealine annually on June 1

Shell Canada Aboriginal Scholarship Program (NAAF)

Preference will be given to studies in business, science and engineering.

CIBC Achievers (NAAF)

Fields of study an unlimited.

Trans Canada Pipelines Leadership Awards (NAAF)

With these awards, Trans Canada Pipelines is helping Aboriginal students prepare themselves to play leading roles in the fields of engineering, business and commerce, law, science and technology, environment and communications.

BP Canada Aboriginal Young Achievers Scholarship (NAAF)

Priority for these scholarships may be given to students who are pursuing careers in business, engineering, environmental studies and physical sciences.

Great-West Life Business Education Scholarship (NAAF)

This scholarship was created to help Aboriginal students from across Canada to succeed in the areas of business and entrepreneurship.

TD Bank Financial Group Scholarships (NAAF)

Through its support of the scholarship program, TD Bank Financial Group is helping to make it easier for Aboriginal students to realize their educational goals.

UGG Agricultural Scholarships (NAAF)

UGG is pleased to provide scholarships to encourage Aboriginal students from the Prairie Provinces to pursue careers in fields related to agriculture.

The CN Aboriginal Scholarships (NAAF)

These scholarships provide funding assistance to Aboriginal students from across Canada who are engaged in studies that will prepare them for careers in the transportation industry such as engineering, business, computer science, communications and technical studies.

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Suncor Energy Foundation "Shared Achievements" Aboriginal Scholarships (NAAF)

These scholarships were created to assist Aboriginal students who are pursuing post-secondary education in business, teaching and science, particularly engineering, earth sciences, natural resource management, environmental studies and computer science. Preference will be given to students from Central and Northern Alberta, Northeastern and Southwestern British Columbia and the North West Territories.

3M Canada Aboriginal Health Education Awards (NAAF)

With these awards, 3M Canada is making a positive contribution to the lives of Aboriginal students who are pursuing careers in fields related to health care.

Sun Life Financial Careers in Health Awards (NAAF)

With these awards, Sun Life Financial is providing increased opportunities for Aboriginal students to receive training and education for careers in health care.

Weyerhaeuser Aboriginal Scholarship (NAAF)

Weyerhaeuser is pleased to offer scholarship assistance to Aboriginal students who are pursuing careers in business and science.

Contact individual schools for application forms.

For more information contact:

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

Suite 33A, 70 Yorkville Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M5R IB9

Toll free: 1-800-329-9780

Phone: (416) 926-0775

Fax: (416) 926-7554

Aboriginal Health Careers Program Scholarship -- NAAF

Deadline: May 1

Provides support for students who are pursuing accredited health studies leading to employment in the health professions and who have demonstrated the potential for academic success.

Eligible fields of study: medecine, nursing, dentistry, biology, chemistry, physiotherapy, pharmacy, clinical psychology, laboratory reasearch and technology and any other health field in which a study of the hard sciences is a pre-requisite.

Aboriginal Veterans' Scholarship Trust--Canada -- NAAF

For students engaged in fields of study that support and contribute to Aboriginal self-governance and economic self-reliance.

Business, Sciences and General Education Program -- NAAF

Value: Varies from $1,000 to $8,000

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, Metis, Inuit) attending a Canadian Community College (CEGEP) or university (first year or returning students); registered in programs such as busieness, health sciences, new and advanced technologies (not limited to these). Priority is given to students enrolled in business and sciences.

Deadline: June 1

Diane Fowler Leblanc Aboriginal Social Work Scholarship -- NAAF

Value: The amount of each scholarship is based on the individual needs of each candidate (tuition, course materials, living expenses, daycare, travel) up to a maximum of $10,000 per year for three or four years, depending on the institution 's course requirements.

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to all Aboriginal people, including Metis, Inuit, and Status and Non-Status Indians, interested in studying at the Bachelor of Social Work level at a recognized educational institution in Canada.

Deadline: Unknown

The Alberta Museology Internship -- NAAF

Value: Varies.

Two four month internships at the Provincial Museum of Alberta for Aboriginal students pursuing a career in ethnology, natural history or Canadian history.

Arts Scholarship Program -- NAAF

Deadline: March 31.

Value: Based on Budget needs. All areas related to the visual, performing, media, graphic and literary arts. Award decision based on merit of project, quality of raining and financial need. Art work samples will need to be sent with application.

Petro Canada Education Awards for Native Students -- NAAF

Deadline June 15

Five education awards of up to $5,000 are available to native students of Canadian or Inuit ancestry entering or enrolled in post-secondary programs where studies can be applied in an industrial setting in the oil and gas industry. Selection is based on financial need, academic performance and potential, appropriateness of studies to industry, and future aspirations.

Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth (FAAY)

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Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth (FAAY)

Corporate sponsors who support FAAY will award over $200,000 in scholarships and bursaries to Aboriginals (Status, Non-Status, Metis and Inuit).

To qualify for a bursary, students must be between the ages of 13 to 18 and be enrolled Grade 9 and up in high school. Students may re-apply each year.

To qualify for a scholarship, students must be enrolled in a Canadian university, college or technical institute. There is no age restriction for post-secondary students.

Scholarships and bursaries are awarded on a national basis and are based on specific criteria, including contributions to the community, academic performance, career goals plus leadership and role model qualities.

Great-West Life "Funding Futures" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Six (6) scholarships of $2500 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in business, arts an science programs at a Canadian college, university or technical institute.

Eurest Support Services Worldwide "Achieving Our Common Future" Scholarship and Bursary Program -- FAAY

Six (6) scholarships of $2500 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in studies for the food service and hospitality at any accredited Canadian college or university.

One (1) bursary of $750

For a Aboriginal high school students aged 13 to 18 enrolled in Grade 9 and up.

GE Foundation "Bright Futures" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Ten (10) scholarships of $2500 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in engineering or business program at a Canadian college, university or technical institute.

TD Bank Financial Group "Aboriginal Youth" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Six (6) scholarships of $2000 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in a accredited Canadian college or university.

Davis + Henderson "Aboriginal Youth" Scholarship and Bursary Program -- FAAY

Five (5) scholarships of $2500 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in a Canadian college, university or technical institute.

Ten (10) bursaries of $750 each

For Aboriginal high school students aged 13 to 18 enrolled in Grade 9 and up.

Check online for Aboriginal scholarship/bursary updates at www.ammsa.com

BMO Financial Group "Canadian Aboriginal Youth" Bursary Program -- FAAY

Twenty One (21) bursaries of $750 each

For Aboriginal high school students aged 13 to 18 and enrolled in Grade 9 and up.

Business Development Bank of Canada "Aboriginal Youth" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Six (6) scholarships of $2000 each

For Aboriginal youth enrolled in a business or commerce program at a Canadian college or university.

Scotiabank "Futures in Business" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Ten (10) scholarships of $2500 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in business or commerce program at a Canadian college or university.

Husky Energy "Fueling the Future" Scholarship and Bursary Program -- FAAY

Three (3) scholarships of $2500 each

Aboriginal students primarily residing in Alberta but not exclusively and are enrolled in a Canadian college, university or technical institute.

Six (6) bursaries of $750 each

For Aboriginal high school students aged 13 to 18 enrolled in Grade 9 and up.

Hudson's Bay Company "Aboriginal Futures" Scholarship and Bursary Program -- FAAY

Four (4) scholarships of $2500 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in a Canadian college, university or technical institute.

Eight (8) bursaries of $750 each

For Aboriginal high school students aged 13 to 18 enrolled in Grade 9 and up.

CHIP Hospitality "Leaders in Tourism" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Six (6) scholarships of $2000 each

Available to Canadian Aboriginal students enrolled in studies focusing on the hospitality industry at any accredited post-secondary educational institution in Canada.

Atuqtuarvik Corporation "Atii" Scholarship and bursary Program -- FAAY

Four (4) scholarships of $2500 per year for post-secondary students and Eight (8) bursaries of $750 per year for secondary students

Directed to students enrolled as beneficiaries under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement. Scholarship students are to be enrolled in any program of studies at any accredited educational institution in Canada and bursary students are to be enrolled in Nunavut High Schools.

Sodexho "Sodexho's Future Stars" Scholarship Program -- FAAY

Six (6) scholarships of $2000 each

For Aboriginal students enrolled in programs in food services dietetics or hospitality at any accredited post-secondary educational institution in Canada. Among the scholarships, Sodexho will be giving consideration to Canada's North as their Remote Business Segment plays a major role within the organization.

Sodexho, the wholly owned North American subsidiary of Sodexho Alliance, is the leading provider of food and facilities management in the U.S. and Canada, with $4.7 billion in annual sales. Sodexho offers a variety of innovative outsourcing solutions, including food service, housekeeping, grounds keeping, plant operations and maintenance, asset and materials management, and laundry services to corporations, health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges, and remote sites. With Canadian Headquarters in Burlington, Ontario, the company has 111,000 employees at 5,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) "Northern Lights" Bursary Program -- FAAY

In appreciation of the role Premier Paul Okalik played in making CCAB's first Circle for 2015 annual gala dinner such a success, we committed a portion of the proceed of the dinner to help Nunavut students. The recipients are chosen in cooperation with the Nunavut Department of Education.

Five (5) bursaries of $1000 each

For Aboriginal high school students enrolled in Nunavut high schools aged 12 or 18 enrolled in Grade 9 and up.

Closing date for submitting applications is mid October

Results and awards are given mid-December.

Applications are available at www.ccab.com

For further information contact:

FAAY c/o Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

204A St. George Street

Coach House, Main Floor

Toronto, ON M5R 2N5

Phone: 416-961-8663 ext. 227

Fax: 416-961-3995

E-mail: faayinfo@ccab.com

The Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology Society CASTS Scholarship Programs

Deadline June 15

CASTS scholarships are awarded to post-secondary graduate and undergraduate students for leadership and academic achievement. Awards are made possible by individuals who wish to support the advancement of Canadian Aboriginal people. Recipients cannot receive more than one scholarship per year. Students who are members of CASTS will be given first priority, however, all students are encouraged to apply and submit application by June 15 of each year.

* CASTS Scholarship

This scholarship is made available to students pursuing academic programs in the sciences, engineering, health-related fields, natural resources and math and science secondary education. Programs of study may be two to four years or longer.

* Chief Crowfoot Professional Health Careers Scholarship

Administered for the Deb C. Crowfoot Professional Corporation, this scholarship is made available to four students pursuing professional health careers. The four scholarships are to be awarded in the following manner:

1. must be a member of the Siksika Nation or one of parents must be a Siksika Nation member;

2. must be a member of Saddle Lake First Nation or one of parents must be a Saddle Lake First Nation member;

3. must be a member of the Ermineskin, Samson, Louis Bull or Montana First Nations or one of parents must be a member of the four bands;

4. must be a professional Health Careers student of Canadian Aboriginal Descent.

Note: Professional health career programs are those that require four or more years of university training.

* Duval House Communication Careers Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students entering fields related to communications such as journalism, graphic design, television and radio arts.

* Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Scholarship

Students pursuing academic programs in the earth sciences are eligible for this scholarship. The program of study must be at least two years in length and the student must have completed the first year of their studies.

CASTS Scholarship Committee

Treaty & Tribal Council

310-6940 Fisher Road. S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2H OW3

Phone: (403) 258-1775

Fax: (403) 258-1811

E-mail: casts@mail1.treaty7.org

British Columbia

Aboriginal Graduate Scholarship in Economics -- University of Victoria

Application deadlines:

Graduate Students -- January 30.

Undergraduate Students -- May 30

Terms of Reference: A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an Aboriginal Graduate student entering the Department of Economics. If there is no eligible graduate student then the scholarship will be awarded to an Aboriginal undergraduate student entering the Department of Economics (that is the undergraduate student has declared Economics as their Major, or Honours, programme).

Applications can be requested from the Department in person, by telephone (250) 721-8532 or email: jnixon@uvic.ca.

First Citezens Fund -- Student Bursary Program

Objective: To provide financial assistance to eligible Aboriginal students enrolled in post-secondary education programs.

Number: Varies

Value: Maximum $2,000 per year ((Students receiving assistance from their Band or Tribal Council are eligible for a maximum of $700 per academic year.)

Criteria: Bursaries are available to assist Aboriginal post-secondary students that are normally a resident of BC and are attending a recognized university or college on a full-time basis.

Applicants for the bursary program must be registered in a minimum two-year academic program and must maintain an average of C+ or 2.5 GPA.

Bursary levels are determined by the financial needs of each student but the maximum bursary students can receive is $2,000 per academic year, and this is paid only after the receipt of official transcripts.

The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC), under contract with the Ministry of Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services, currently administers the Student Bursary Program.

BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres

200-506 Fort Street

Victoria, BC V8W 1E6

Phone: 250 388-5522

Fax: 250 388-5502

Toll Free: 1-800-990-2432

[pounds sterling],,ni EtiE Tahltan Scholarship

Value: $300.00

The [pounds sterling],,ni EtiE Tahltan Scholarship was established by Louise Framst (Books as a keel' for those who contributed to the Tahltan Cookbook (series and to acknowledge the collective knowledge of the Tahltan (people( which makes up the heart of this cookbook series).

The scholarship is to go to a student of Tahltan descent who has (demonstrated achievement in all areas: academics, athletics, art and (citizenship in home and community.

Note: More than one scholarship may be given out in a year.

To qualify, a student must be of Tahltan descent and enrol in a post-secondary program Fill out the Stikine Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Form and attach a document which: (a) Traces Tahltan ancestry (b) Includes an essay of 500 words or less, discussing the meaning of ([pounds sterling],,ni EtiE and how it applies to themselves, stressing all-round personal (development. Considerations:

The successful candidate(s) writes a letter of appreciation, indicating personal achievement and a photograph, which will become part of a permanent record.

Send to: Louise Framst, Box 52, Cecil Lake, BC VOC 1GO.

The successful candidate(s) sends a copy of registration in courses or institution to:

Stikine Scholarship Committee, School District #87 (Stikine), Box 190, Dease Lake, BC VOC 1LO

Phone: (250) 771-4440

Chief Joe Mathias BC Aboriginal Scholarship

Eligible applicants are members of a BC First Nation who are in financial need and demonstrate merit with respect to accessing post-secondary education including:

* Courses of study towards a degree, or a certificate or diploma, at an eligible post-secondary education institution; or

* Post-graduate studies in an eligible post-secondary educational institution.

Information:

Chief Joe Mathias BC Aboriginal Scholarship

c/o Deloitte ... Touche

P.O. Box 49279, Four Bentall Centre

2100-1055 Dunsmuir Street

Vancouver, BC V7X 1P4

Coast Ferries (1937-1997) Scholarship -- Vancouver Community College.

Value: One award $1,500 annually credit toward tuition fees.

Eligibility: Available to students in the outer Mid-Coast communities of Bella Bella (Waglisia), Klemtu, Shearwater, Ocean Falls, Rivers Inlet/Oweekeno, Dawson's Landing (Rivers Inlet) and Kingcome Inlet.

Not available to students who permanently reside in Bella Coola. Must have supporting letter from their local First Nations Council and/or School District #49. Selection to be made by VCC

Application:

To the Dean of Student Service

Vancouver Community College

250 West Pender Street

Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1S9

Information:

Development Officer

Vancouver Community College Foundation

1155 East Broadway

PO Box 24620 Stn. "F

Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 5T9

Phone: (604) 871-7148

Hughes Aircraft of Canada Native / Indian Scholarship -- Simon Fraser University

To a Native undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University.

Value: One award of $750

Eligibility: Native undergraduate student. High academic standing. Preference given to students majoring in: Engineering science; Computing science; Mathematics; Physics; Business administration. Full-time student at Simon Fraser University.

Deadline: The end of the second week of classes in a given semester.

Information:

Financial Assistance

3017 Academic Quadrangle

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6

Phone: (604) 291-3892

Fax: (604) 291-4722

Raytheon System's Canada Ltd. Scholarship for Native Students -- Simon Fraser University

One award valued at $750

A Native undergraduate student with high academic standingat Simon Fraser University. Preference will-be given to students majoring in Engineering Science, Computing Science, Mathematics, Physics or Business Administration.

Apply to:

Simon Fraser University, Student Services and Registrar

Burnaby, British Columbia

Tel: (604) 291-4356

Robert Allison Bursary for Non-Status Indians -- Okanagan University College

Description: Enables deserving students to begin or continue attendance at Okanagan University College.

Value: The annual income from a bequest may be divided or awarded to a single applicant at the discretion of the selection committee.(

(Eligibility: Native descent Applicant's circumstances make it necessary to be self-supporting. Available to students at any College Centre.

Duration: N/A.

Deadline: May 31 of each year

Information: Financial Awards Office

Okanagan University College

1000 K.L.O. Road

Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 4X8

Phone: (250) 862-5419

Fax: (250) 862-5466

Vicki Hitchen Memorial Scholarship -- Okanagan University College

If you are a member of the Adams Lake Indian Band, Neskonlith Indian Band, Little Shuwsap Indian Band, Spallumcheen Indian Band or Okanagan Indian Band and if you are planning to continue University or College education next year, you may wish to apply for the Vicki Hitchen Memorial Scholarship.

This is a $1,000 scholarship* available to an Aboriginal Canadian currently attending OUC. Applications are available from the Financial Awards Office, or at any OUC campus office. *Amount may vary slightly depending upon interest actually earned by the endowment fund.

Information:

Financial Awards Office

Okanagan University College

1000 K.L.O. Road

Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 4X8

Phone: (250) 862-5419

Fax: (250) 862-5466

Interior Aboriginal Endowment Fund Award -- Okanagan University College

The Interior Aboriginal Endowment Fund Award has been established by the (Interior Aboriginal Business Services Society to provide annual awards for Aboriginal students. Recipients will be permanent residents of B.C. and will be enrolled full-time in any year of a degree, diploma or certificate program at any centre of OUC. Selection of the award recipient will be based on a combination of academic achievement and financial need, with emphasis on financial need.

Information:

Financial Awards Office

Okanagan University College

1000 K.L.O. Road

Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 4X8

Phone: (250) 862-5419

Fax: (250) 862-5466

McCarthy Tetrault Annual Scholarship -- UNBC

One (1) valued at $750 ((Available to full-time First Nations student enrolled in Northern Advancemenmt Program. Recipient must be resident of northern British Columbia as defined by UNBC Act.

For information on all UNBC

Scholarships please contact:

Linda Roa, UNBC Financial Aid Office

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9

Bank of Montreal Aboriginal Scholarship -- UNBC

One (1) valued at $1,500 ((Available to full-time First Nations student enrolled in Northern Advancemenmt Program. Recipient must be resident of northern British Columbia as defined by UNBC Act. (Must have completed at least 60 credit hours towards Bachelor of Commerce degree.

For information on all UNBCScholarships please contact:

UNBC Financial Aid Office

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9

Canfor Corporation Scholarships -- UNBC

Three(3) valued at $3,000 ((Must have completed at least 60 credit hours towards Natural Resources and Environmental Studies program. Preference to dependent relatives of Canfor employees or to First Nations students.

For information on all UNBC Scholarships please contact:

UNBC Financial Aid Office

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9

BC Hydro Aboriginal Scholarship Program

To encourage and financially assist Aboriginal people to pursue post-secondary education in disciplines relevant to BC Hydro and, where possible, to provide recipients with work experience.

Value: Eight scholarships of $1,000 each.

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Inuit or MEtis. Has successfully completed the first year of a full time post-secondary program in a discipline relevant to a broad range of BC Hydro careers.

Good academic standing (preferably 75% grade point average) in addition to good written communications skills. (Balanced lifestyle (i.e., fitness, community involvement, hobbies and interests). (Supported by a British Columbia First Nation or Native organization.

Deadline: Mid-January

Information:

Outreach Programs

BC Hydro

16th Floor, 333 Dunsmuir St.

Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5R3

Phone: (604) 623-3994

Fax: (604) 623-3614

Mungo Martin Memorial Awards -- British Columbia

To assist people of Native descent to further their education, vocational training, skills and competence. These awards are not only open to those who wish to further their general education and skills, but are available to those who seek to do creative work to further the artistic heritage of the Native peoples in their paintings, carving, music, dance, folklore or language. ((Value: Normally from $100 to $500.[dagger](Number of awards and award amounts depend on the funds available.(

(Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry. (Living in British Columbia at the time of application. (Preference will be given to young people. (Must be a student at an accredited university or college. (Must complete application form, provide two references and supply an official copy of transcripts.

Duration: Recipients may apply for further award in a subsequent year.

Deadline: May be received at any time for consideration at periodic meetings of the Board.

Information: Lucy Galloway

P.O. Box 883

Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1T2

Phone: (250) 752-8785

Fax: (250) 752-3076

Weyerhaeuser Canada BC Division Education Awards

Value: Two awards valued at $2000 each.

Eligibility: Aboriginals, women, visible minorities persons with disabilities. Enrolled in University program relevant to a career at Weyerhaeuser.

Deadline: June 30

Diversity Education Awards Program

(Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd.

P.O. Box 800

Kamloops, BC V2C 5M7

ALBERTA

Alberta Apprenticeship Scholarship Program

Number: 165

Value: $1000

Alberta industry is in desperate need of skilled tradespeople.

Funding for the Scholarship program was raised through an industry and (government fund-matching campaign. Industry, with support from the Alberta (Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AAIT) Board, raised a grand total of ($1.3 million and Alberta Learning committed to match the double of (industry's contributions up to $1 million.

The first Alberta Apprentice Scholarships will be awarded in Fall 2002. (Complete criteria and applications will be available later this spring at (www.tradesecrets.org and at local Alberta Apprenticeship Industry Training (offices.

Information:

Fairview College

Financial Services Department

Toll free 1-888-999-7882, ext. 654

E-mail: sbough@fairviewcollege.com

The Belcourt Brosseau Metis Awards

If you are a Metis residing in Alberta and need financial help to pursue your education or upgrade your skills, a Belcourt Brosseau MEtis Award can help you take the next step. It will give you the opportunity to continue your education by covering a portion of your tuition costs.

Deadline: May 15 of each year.

We are now accepting applications throughout the year from students entering the trades.

Applicants are advised to apply early.

For more information call: 1-866-626-0015

Web site: www.DollarsForLearners.com

TransAlta Aboriginal Awards Program

In keeping with our commitment to provide educational support to the Aboriginal community, TransAlta will present four educational awards (two college and two university) in 2002 to Aboriginal (status, non-status, Metis and Inuit) students who meet the necessary qualifications.

Eligibility: You must meet the following criteria: You must be of Aboriginal ancestry; You must have lived in Alberta for at least one year immediately prior to applying for the award; You need financial support to pursue your education; You possess promising academic qualifications (record of academic excellence); You must provide proof of enrollment to one of the ten colleges or four universities listed;[dagger](You maintain the required course load in your chosen program.

Deadline: June 14

A letter of acceptance and proof of enrollment from the educational institution is also required to complete the application.

Information and application forms, please contact:

Human Resources

TransAlta

110-12 Avenue, SW, Box 1900

Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2M1

Phone: (403) 267-3702

Edmonton Metis Cultural Dance Society Community Scholarships -- High School

To encourage Aboriginal students in Alberta to pursue Studies at recognized High School.(

Value: Two $500.00 scholarships one to a female and one to a male.

Eligibility: An Aboriginal youth in an Alberta high school. Must live in the province of Alberta, have a lot of community involvement, is helping to preserve the Aboriginal culture in their community.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: September 30th

Scholarships, will be given out at the Annual Louis Riel Gala during Metis Week in Edmonton. All recipients must be in attendance and available for the award.

Edmonton Metis Cultural Dance Society

(10104-121 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1K4

Phone: (780) 451-1072

Fax: (780) 451-1137

E-mail: emcds@telusplanet.net

Website: www.metisdance.com

Edmonton Metis Cultural Dance Society Community Scholarships -- Post Secondary

To encourage Aboriginal single parents, and children of single parent families, to further their education at the post-secondary level.

Amount: Two $500.00 scholarships one to a female and one to a male.

Eligibility: An Aboriginal Person in a recognized post-secondary institution located in Alberta. Must live in the province of Alberta, have a lot of community involvement, is helping to preserve the Aboriginal culture in their community.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: September 30th

Scholarships, will be given out at the Annual Louis Riel Gala during MEtis Week in Edmonton. All recipients must be in attendance and available for the award.

Edmonton Metis Cultural Dance Society (10104-121 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1K4

Phone: (780) 451-1072

Fax: (780) 451-1137

E-mail: emcds@telusplanet.net

Website: www.metisdance.com

Laurence Decore Awards for Student Leadership

Eligibility: Applicants must be Alberta residents who are currently enrolled in a minimum of three full courses at a designated Alberta post-secondary institution. Applicants must also be involved in either student government or student societies, clubs, or organizations.

Additionally, candidates may be involved in student organizations at the provincial or national level or in non-profit community organizations.

Selection:

Applicants must be nominated by fellow students from their institution.

Each institution is responsible for the formation of a Selection Committee to review nominations and recommend recipients.

Award: A total of 100 awards are divided among eligible Alberta post-secondary institutions.

Awards are valued at $500 each.

Nominations must be submitted to the institutions by March 1. Some institutions may impose an earlier deadline.

Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund (AHSF)

9th Floor-9940 106 Street

Box 28000 Station Main

Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R4

Phone (780) 427-8640

In Alberta, but outside Edmonton

dial 310-0000)

Jason Lang Scholarships

Background: These scholarships were named in memory of Jason Lang, a 17 year old high school student who was killed in a school shooting. They are designed to reward the outstanding academic achievement of Alberta post-secondary students who are continuing into their second year of an undergraduate program.

Eligibility: Nominees must be residents of Alberta who continuing in the second year of a full-time program. Students must be attending an Alberta institution.

They also must have completed one year of an undergraduate post-secondary program that is at least two years in length.

The nominee must have been enrolled in at least 80 per cent of a full course load in their first year (and have earned a grade point average of at least 80 per cent.

Selection: Students will be nominated by the Awards Office of the Alberta institution where they completed their first year. The nominee must take at least 60 per cent of a full course load in their second year of the same program. Students are not allowed to receive the Jason Lang Scholarship and the Louise McKinney Scholarship for the same period of study.

Post-secondary institutions may establish additional requirements for their nominees.

Award: Scholarships are valued at $1,000 each.

Deadline is August 1.

Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund (AHSF)

9th Floor, 9940-106 Street

Box 28000 Station Main

Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R4

Phone (780) 427-8640

In Alberta, but outside Edmonton

dial 310-0000

AlPac Aboriginal Education Partnership Program

Award: Varies. A strong mentorship is an integral part of the program.

Deadline: May 30.

Eligibility: Aboriginal person residing in Alberta-Pacific Forest Management Area for at least on year pursuing post-secondary studies leading to a recognized degree certificate or diploma. Must possess suitable attitude and be willing to participate in a partnership.

Contact 1-800-661-5210

Theodore R. Campbell Scholarship

Deadline is June 1.

This scholarship was created to reward the accomplishments of an aboriginal student from Blue Quills First Nations College. The scholarship was established by the family of Ted R. Campbell through the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund Endowment Program.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be Alberta residents who have completed the first year of an Education degree (university transfer) at Blue Quills First Nations College. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 24 credits with passing marks in all courses. The applicant must be continuing in the Education program.

Selection: Blue Quills will determine the qualifying applicant based on their 1st year grade point average.

Award: Each year 1 scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded.

Application forms are available from the Research and Planning Office at Blue Quills College

OR

Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund (AHSF) 9th Floor--9940 106 Street

Box 28000 Station Main

Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R4

Phone (780) 427-8640

In Alberta, but outside Edmonton

dial 310-0000

Robert C. Carson Memorial Bursary

Deadline: Students should contact the financial aid office of their institution.

Value: $500

Number Available: Five

Eligibility: Awarded to Aboriginal students without sponsorship enrolled full-time in their second year of the Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Diploma or Faculty of Law programs at Lethbridge Community College, Mount Royal College, Grant MacEwan Community College, University of Calgary or University of Alberta. Applicants must have been a resident of Alberta for a minimum for three years prior to applying.

Application forms are available from the institution's Student Awards Office.

Sylvia Schulze Memorial Bursary for Alex Taylor School

Offered through Grant McEwan Community College, Edmonton to female student who attended Alex Taylor School in central Edmonton, with priority given to an Aboriginal student.

For more information contact:

Executive Director

Grant McEwan Community College Foundation

Edmonton, Alberta

Phone: (780) 497-5545

TransCanada Aboriginal Awards Program

TransCanada's Aboriginal Awards Program is designed to encourage and assist Aboriginal people (status and non-status Indians, Metis and Inuit) to obtain undergraduate post-secondary education.

Closing Date: May 15

Value: Annually, seven (7) college awards of $3,500 each per year for students attending certain Alberta colleges.

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry; provide proof of acceptance into one of seven colleges listed; maintain full course load in chosen program; possess promising academic qualifications; require financial support.

Eligible Schools:

Grande Prairie Regional College; Grant MacEwan Community College; Lakeland College; Mount Royal College; Northern Alberta Institute of Technology; Olds College; Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

For more information contact:

College Awards:

Human Resources, TransCanada

450--1st Street, S.W.

Box 1000, Station M

Calgary, Alberta T2P 5H1

Phone: (403) 920-2894

Fax: (403) 920-2370

TransCanada will continue to support students on a national basis through its partnership with the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

For information and application:

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

Suite 33A, 70 Yorkville Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M5R IB9

Toll free: 1-800-329-9780

Phone: (416) 926-0775

Fax: (416) 926-7554

NAIT Aboriginal Student Club

Value: $800

Number: 1

Eligibility: Available to students of Aboriginal Heritage who are enrolled in the second year of the Forest Technology program. (

(Conditions: Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Applications: Apply on the NAIT application for scholarships AFTER August 1

Deadline: September 30th

Office of the Registrar

Student Awards and Financial Aid

The Northern Alberta Insituitute of Technology

Suite 1000, 11762-106 Street N.W.

Edmonton, Alberta T5G 3H1

Syncrude Aboriginal and Women Education Awards Program

Deadline: June 30 ((Two awards of $2000.00 each for Aboriginal people attending post secondary educational institutions in programs related to the oil sands industry (i.e. engineering, computer science, technologists etc.)

Two awards of $2000.00 each for Aboriginal people attending post secondary educational institutions pursuing studies in the Finance/Accounting/Business disciplines.

Two awards of $2000.00 each for women attending post secondary institutions pursuing a degree in Science & Technology.

Eligibility: Aboriginal peoples (Indian, Inuit ... Metis) (Women pursuing studies in science ... technology

You must: have lived in Alberta for at least one year immediately prior to applying for the award, or formerly long-term residents; meet the academic requirements for the program of study; maintain a full course work load leading to a recognized degree or diploma; provide proof of acceptance into accredited colleges or universities within Canada (must be provided before awards are received)

A selection committee, comprised of Syncrude employees and community members will evaluate applications and its decision will be final. Criteria to be used in selecting award recipients are: financial need, academic performance and potential, and appropriateness of the discipline of studies to Syncrude.

Syncrude Canada Ltd. will notify all applicants, in writing, of the results no later than mid-August.

How to apply: (Application forms are available from the address listed below. Please send your completed application form along with the required transcripts and proof of acceptance to the address outlined below.[dagger]((Please note that if proof of acceptance and/or transcripts are not available at that time, then it must be produced prior to receiving the award.

For further information regarding this award program contact Lana Agecoutay at Phone: (780) 790-6356

E-mail: agecoutay.lana@syncrude.com

Syncrude Aboriginal/Women

Education Awards Program

P.O. Bag 4023, M.D. 1200, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 3L5

Northern Alberta Development Council

Deadline: May 15

Are you interested in living and working in northern Alberta? If so, consider applying for one of the 125 NADC Bursaries offered each year to Alberta students. Bursaries are offered to students in a wide range of programs including education, technical programs, health, business and social services. Bursaries are valued at $3,000. Upon graduation, recipients live and work for one year within the Northern Alberta Development Council boundary. Applicants must be Alberta residents based on Students Finance regulations. Applicants must also be within two years of completing their program. Students receive a maximum of two bursaries.

Northern Alberta Development Council Postal

Bag 900-14

Peace River, Alberta T8S 1T4

780-624-6545

Toll-free first dial 310-0000

Email: nadc.bursary@gov.ab.ca

Alberta Scholarship Programs

9th Floor, 9940-106 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R4

(780) 427-8640

Toll free first dial 310-0000

Email: scholarships@gov.ab.ca

Grant MacEwan College Foundation -- Alberta

Deadline for application June 15 for following academic year

Aboriginal business Leadership Award

Four (4) awards of $1,500 each

Executive Director

Grant McEwan Community College Foundation

Edmonton, Alberta

Phone: (780) 497-5545

Imperial Oil Cold Lake Aboriginal Education Awards Program -- Alberta

Deadline: June 30 of each year.

Imperial Oil's Cold Lake operation offers a one-time educational award of $1,000 to individuals of local native ancestry. The award is designed to assist a student in his/her first or second year of post-secondary education towards a career in the petroleum industry. Approved programs range from business studies to technical fields and applicants must be a registered member of a qualifying Treaty, MEtis Settlement or Association within the Cold Lake area.

Application form, full program guidelines and eligibility details can be obtained by calling Imperial Oil Community and Aboriginal Affairs at 780-639-5194.

Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation -- Alberta's Future Leaders Program

For young people of Alberta's indigenous communities

Program will use sport, recreation and the local environment to address the needs of Alberta's indigenous youth

Contact: Karla Moir (780) 422-7110

Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta

The Grant MacEwan Young Writer's Scholarship

Introduction: Applications are now being accepted for the Grant MacEwan Young Writer's Scholarship. This award was created by the government of Alberta to honour the life and contributions of the late Dr. Grant MacEwan. Dr. MacEwan served as both the Mayor of Calgary and Alberta's Lieutenant Governor. ((He was widely known and wrote more than fifty books on subjects including nature, folklore, agriculture, politics, environment, literature, history and the people of Alberta. ((Scholarships of $2,500 each are awarded annually to four young Alberta writers who create a literary work reflecting Alberta and/or Dr. MacEwan's interests.

Submit to:

Alberta Community Development

901 Standard Life Centre

10405 Jasper Ave

Edmonton AB T5J 4R7

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts has consolidated its scholarship grant programs under the new program:

Grants to Individuals.

Deadlines: February 15 and September 15.

Purpose: To assist the professional/creative development of individuals by enabling them to conduct projects in the area of art production, training/career development, marketing/travel and research related to any arts discipline. Eligible applicants must be resident Alberta artists planning to undertake projects in the arts. Eligible activities include projects in any discipline that supports the creative development of the (individual artist.

Amount of assistance: Up to 100% of project expenses to a maximum of $20,000. This is a juried program (i.e., applications are assessed by a panel of jurors).

Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund

Students Finance Board

6th Floor, Sterling Place

9940-106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2V1

Phone: (780) 427-8640

Alberta College of Art and Design

Artstream is an upgrading program for those who demonstrate artisitic ability but who do not meet Alberta College of Art ... Design's academic and/or English proficiency requirements

Grant money is available covering living expenses, tuition and supplies if you are eligible

Contact: (403) 284-7600 or 1-800-251-8290

Aboriginal Health Bursary Program -- Alberta

Apply by May 15

Partnership program with Alberta Health and Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund.

Designed to provide funding for Aboriginal students in Alberta to pursue post-secondary education in a health field.

Awards valued up to $12,000 for college/technical programs or $13,000 for university programs.

Up to 20 awards will be available annually. Applicants must be Indian, Inuit or Metis and have been a resident of Alberta for 3 years. Must be enrolled or will be enrolled in a health field at the college, technical institute or university level and demonstrate financial need.

Have maintained full-time enrollment (60% of a full course load) and passing marks in all courses in their previous year of study if they are entering their second or subsequent year

Contact: Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund, 6th Floor, 9940-106 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2V1

Phone: (780) 427-8640

Alberta Energy Company Limited Native Scholarship Award

Value: Five (5) $3,500 scholarships each year. ((Must be accepted into the oil and gas industry at an accredited technical (school, college or university. ((Candidates must have resided in Northwest Territories, British Columbia, (Alberta or other areas where AEC has an operation interest.

Applications are available by contacting: Alberta Energy Company Ltd.

3900-421-7 Ave S.W.

Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K9

Fax: (403) 266-8212

Weyerhaeuser Canada Scholarships -- Alberta

Each year, Weyerhaeuser Canada offers scholarships to young men and women from the Peace Country and Grande Cache, Alberta who are furthering their education in Commerce, Engineering, and Forestry. Tweleve awards of $1,000 each are awarded to nine high school graduates and three first-year college graduates enrolled at a university, college or techinical institute in Alberta. Of the nine awards to high school students, one will be offered to a student of Native ancestry (MEtis, Indian, Inuit).

High School Awards: Deadline July 15

Peace Wapiti School Board #33, 8611 A-103 Street

Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4C5

College Awards: Deadline April 15

Awards Advisory Committee, Grande Prairie Regional College

10726-106 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4C4

Alberta Law Foundation Scholarship -- University of Lethbridge:

Deadline May 31

One annual award of $5,000 is available to an Aboriginal student entering first year at the Faculty of Law on the basis of academic standing. The award is renewable in the sum of $3,500 per year for a further two years subject to the recipient maintaining a satisfactory academic standing.

No additional documentation is required to apply. Your application to the Faculty automatically is considered as an application for the Law Foundation Scholarship.

Undergraduate Awards for Native American Students

Bobby-Jo Stannard stanrj@hg.uleth.ca

There are several Undergraduate scholarship opportunities for students of Native American descent at the University of Lethbridge (for example;

Peigan Nation Scholarship, Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship--Native American Studies, Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship--Fine Arts). The terms of reference for these scholarships can be found in the back of the UofL Calander.

Applications for the UofL Undergraduate Awards are available at the Financial Aid and Student Awards Office (SU047).

Native Foundation Trust Bursary -- Grande Prairie Native Friendship Centre

For high school students entering an arts, science or business program at a recognized educational institute.

Amount: The number and amount of bursaries vary from year to year.

Eligibility: Must have attended a recognized educational facility within Grande Prairie and area. Academic standing. Financial need.

Deadline: October of each year.

Information: Executive Director

Grande Prairie Friendship Centre

10507 98th Avenue

Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4L1

Phone: (780) 532-5722

Fax: (780) 539-5121

Senator James Gladstone Memorial Scholarship -- Alberta Indian Investment Corp.

To recognize excellence and achievement by a Treaty Indian and to encourage and assist Treaty Indians in the pursuit of post-secondary education in the area of business, finance or economics.

Amount: Maximum of $750 for students enrolled in colleges and technical institutions. Maximum of $1,000 for students enrolled in universities.

Eligibility: Treaty Indian and resident of Alberta. Enrolled full time at a college, university or technical school in one of the following programs:

1. Commerce 2. Business 3. Administration 4. Accounting 5. Small business.

Personal and academic objectives, particularly as they relate to Aboriginal economic and business development in Canada.

Application Deadline: Varies

Information:

General Manager, Alberta Indian Investment Corporation

P.O. Box 577

Winterburn, Alberta TOE 2N0

Phone: (780) 470-3600

Fax: (780) 470-3605

Aboriginal Business Leadership Awards

Amount: Minimum of 4 @ $1,500 each annually

Deadline: June 15

Conditions: Self-employed Aboriginal students and 2nd or mature Aboriginal students who are attending a public post-secondary educational institution in Alberta and enrolled in a program leading to a certificate, diploma, or degree in a business or commerce

SASKATCHEWAN

Jake Mike Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the children of the late Jacob G. Mike to assist students from any of the Saskatchewan First Nations who are pursuing a Degree or Diploma (minimum 2 years in length) from a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan, and who are in their 1st year of studies.

Number of Scholarships: (4) at $500 each

Deadline date: June 30th, 2006

Scholarship selection date: July 15th, 2006

Eligibility: Enrolled in their post-secondary program of choice beginning Fall 2005, and have successfully completed their first year of full-time studies ending Spring 2006. Must be a member of a Saskatchewan First Nation.

For application forms and/or more information:

Jake Mike Memorial Scholarship

c/o 234 Fisher Crescent

Saskatoon SK S7L 5C9

Email: distant.thunder1@hotmail.com

Selected applicants will be contacted first via telephone and then by mail. (A copy of proof of status, i.e. Treaty card, will be required prior to disbursement.

Morley Wood Memorial Scholarship for Aboriginal Female Students -- University of Regina

To promote entry or advancement in a chosen program of studies at the University of Regina, the University of Saskatchewan or other post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan with recognized professional standing.

Value: Two scholarships of $600 each.

Eligibility: The contribution made by the individual in promoting Aboriginal women, financial need and academic standing are taken into consideration as follows: (. The applicant.s contribution in promoting Aboriginal women will be (assessed. The Scholarship.s Review committee will look specifically at the (individual.s contribution in community-based or regional Aboriginal projects (or programs which support the literacy, awareness or development of the (economic independence of Aboriginal women. Information on the (applicant.s contribution in promoting Aboriginal women must be provided (with the application. (. The program of studies being followed must enhance the professional skills (of the applicant to promote further development in the Aboriginal (community, specifically for Aboriginal women. (. Financial need. (. A minimum weighted average of 70%.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: July 31 each year

University of Regina, Student Awards ...

Financial Aid

University of Saskatchewan

First Nations University of Canada

Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies ...

Applied Research

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science ...

Technology (SIAST)

Saskatchewan regional and community colleges with recognized professional standing.

FSIN Senator Hilliard McNab CM Memorial Foundation and Scholarship Fund

Application deadline: Postmarked no later than July 31.

The Senator Hilliard McNab Foundation and Scholarship Fund was established after the death of Senator McNab, in commemoration in education and in young people. (Senator McNab was born on the Gordon Reserve in 1916, married the former Doris Anderson and raised his family on the Reserve. He served as Chief for over twelve years, and after reaching the age of retirement, served as Councillor. He was a (founding member of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, a charter member of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, was instrumental in achieving the legislation that per-mitted Indian people to represent their bands on (Provincial School Division Boards. He was awarded the Order of Canada for his work in all these areas and for the respect he won from politicians of all philosophies. (1. If you are entering third year or higher in University or comparable post-secondary program, and are registered as a treaty indian with a Saskatchewan First Nation you may be eligible. You are eligible to win only once in undergraduate years; only twice in post-secondary studies. (2. Deadline is July 31 of each year. (3. Complete transcript of post-secondary marks must accompany the letter of application. (4. Letter of application should include the name of your band, your number, a brief biography and some of your interests and activities. (5. A list of the subjects you are registering for in your next semester and confirmation of your intention to continue should be included.

Mail your completed application to:

FSIN Senator Hilliard McNab CM

Memorial Foundation and Scholarship Fund c/o Mrs. Irene Walter

Box 385

Punnichy, SK S0A 3C0

If more information is required contact

Helen McNab at 835-2770 or Mrs. Walter at 835-2285

SaskPower Diversity Awards Program

Award description: There are two awards categories:

Entrance: up to seven awards will be presented in each academic year for students entering first-year studies. ((Continuing: up to eight awards will be presented in each academic year for students entering second-year studies and beyond.

ward value is $1,500

Application deadline: No later than September 30.

Awards are presented on a one-time only basis and recipients may only receive one SaskPower post-secondary award during their studies.

Eligibility: To be eligible for a SaskPower Diversity Award, a student must:

* Be from one of the four designated/targeted groups as defined by Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. *Be enrolled in a full-time certificate, diploma or degree program at an accredited post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan with preference given to programs related to the electrical industry which may include, but are not limited to, engineering, trades, technology and business programs. ((* Be a Saskatchewan resident. (You are considered a Saskatchewan resident if any one of the following is true: you have always lived in Saskatchewan; you or your spouse filed a Saskatchewan income tax return for the last tax year; or, your parents filed a Saskatchewan tax return for the last tax year.)

Definitions of Diversity Groups: Eligible students must be from one of the four designated/targeted groups as defined by Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. Summaries of these are:

* Aboriginal people (For equity purposes, Aboriginal people are those who identify themselves as First Nations, Metis or Inuit.)

Criteria for Selection: Award applicants will be evaluated based on:

Academic achievement; Leadership qualities; and Balanced lifestyle (i.e. community involvement, participation in extra-curricular activities).

Although students are eligible to apply for the SaskPower Diversity Awards Program and the SaskPower Scholarship Program, the same student cannot receive both awards.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Application forms available on-line at www.saskpower.com/awards

SaskEnergy Aboriginal Scholarships

In support of Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth, SaskEnergy provides 14 post-secondary scholarships each year.

Students must attend Saskatchewan Indian federated College (SIFC), Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT), Gabriel Dumont Institute and Dumont Technical Institute.

Value: Varies from $1000 to $5,000

Eligibility: Aboriginal; Saskatchewan resident; Saskatchewan high school graduate; achieve 80% average in grades 11 and 12; demonstrate financial need; register full-time for the fall or winter semesters.

Phone: (306) 777-9079

Contact each institution for application forms.

City of Regina -- Henry Baker Scholarships

The City of Regina offers six scholarships to students at the University of Regina including one at SIFC in Regina

Value: 2 @ $1000 and 4 @ $2,000

Eligibility: Varies

Deadline: August 1st

Information:

Phone: (306) 777-7800

Application form: www.cityregina.com

Return completed application to:

City of Regina

Public Affairs Division

City Hall, 14th Floor

P.O. Box 1790

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C8

Fraser Scholarship -- Moose Jaw School Division

To encourage an Aboriginal student from Moose Jaw Public School Division to pursue studies at a recognized post-secondary institution.

Value: Approximately $400

Eligibility: Native ancestry; Graduated from Moose Jaw Public School Division. (Entering first year at a recognized post-secondary institution.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 1 each year

Information:

Moose Jaw Public School Division

1075 9th Avenue NW

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6H 4J6

Phone: (306) 693-4631

Fax: (306) 694-4686

Eugene Lavallee Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 15 ((One valued at $500 ((Awarded in preference to First Nations students whose home community is in the Touchwood File Hills Qu'Appelle area. Subsequent preference will be given to First Nations students from Saskatchewan.

Award based on highest average marks and then based on experience in the field of addictions. In the event of two or more students having similar marks the scholarship will be awarded based on experience.

No student may be receive this scholarship two years consecutively.

Apply to: Executive Director

New Dawn Valley Centre

Box 400

Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan S0G 1S0

Cameco Northern Scholarship:

Deadline June 30

Scholarships of up to $4,000 for university degree programs, up to $3,600 for technoical training at a recognized technical institute is available. Eligible individuals must have resided in the Northern Admninistration District of Saskatchewan for five (5) years immediately prior to application. Special consideration will be given to applicants pursuing careers related to some aspect of the mining industry.[dagger](

Application forms are available from individual schools or Cameco's Norther Affairs office:

Cameco Northern Affairs, P.O. Box 1049, LaRonge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0

Cameco Scholarship

Deadline June 30

Several scholarships of $1,000 are provided annually to selected dependent children of regular Cameco employees, in recognition of the superior academic performance.

Manager, Compensation and Benefits, Human Resources and Administration Division, Cameco Corporation, 2121 11th Street West, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 1J3

SaskTel Scholarships

Every year, SaskTel awards eleven scholarships of $3,000 to students attending post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan who are studying in a field directly related to telecommunications.

Eligibility:

* be a Saskatchewan resident (* be enrolled or about to enroll in full-time studies (minimum 8 months) at a post-secondary education institution in Saskatchewan. (* be taking a degree, diploma or certificate program directly related to telecommunications. This would include but not be limited to electrical, electronic, or telecommunications engineering, computer sciences, accounting and business administration. (* have achieved a minimum average of 75% in your most recent education standing.

SaskTel specifically encourages Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (non-Caucasians), and women interested in non-traditional careers to apply. Applications are available at most post secondary institutes in Saskatchewan, including Saskatchewan universities, SIAST campuses, and SaskTel Community Relations, 11th floor, 2121 Saskatchewan Drive, Regina.

Deadline: September 1st.

Please note that Scholarship applications are not retained past the award year.

SaskTel and Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Scholarships

The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) and Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel) has jointly established six scholarships valued at $1500 to encourage Aboriginal students to pursue post-secondary education in fields directly related to the telecommunications industry. The scholarships are contingent upon recipients proceeding to or participating in a full-time two-year diploma program related to careers in the telecommunications industry, and are payable only when the recipient is in actual attendance.

Eligibility:

Entrance Scholarship: (Open to students who have successfully completed High School requirements or the Adult Secondary Education program. The student must: ((* Have completed at least two years in a high school in Saskatchewan and attained complete secondary level standing, or have completed at least two semesters in the ASE (Adult Secondary Education) program. (* Apply and be accepted into a discipline identified as relevant to the telecommunications industry. Preference is for electronics and computers; however, business administration, accounting and marketing will also be considered (* Achieve a minimum 75% average in classes taken

Continuing Scholarship: (Open to students who successfully complete the first year of study of a two year diploma program. The student must:

* Be a full-time student taking a full course load, and be enrolled in a discipline identified as relevant to the telecommunications industry. Preference is for electronics and computers; however, business administration, accounting and marketing will also be considered (* Achieve a minimum 75% average on first semester and second semester marks

Deadline for scholarship applications is November 1st of each year.

Please note that Scholarship applications are not retained past the award year.

Cogema Resources Inc. Scholarships:

Deadline: June 28

Eight (8) $3,500 University and Four (4) $3,000 Technical

Available annually to Northern Saskatchewan residents for courses of study of future benefit to the north.

Information and application forms:

Manager, Northern Affairs

Cogema Resources Inc.

P.O. Box 900, La Ronge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0

Phone: (306) 425-6880

Fax: (306) 425-6886

Margaret M. Aikenhead Scholarship in Nursing:

An annual $500 award presented to a former resident and grade XII graduate, within the last seven years, from the Melfort Union Hospital Administrative area. As well, the successful completion of at least the 1st year and enrolled in at least the 2nd year of the Diploma Nursing program or enrolled in the 4th, or 5th of the Degree Program in a recognized School of Nursing. Further information and application forms available by contacting:

Executive Director, Melfort Union Hospital, Box 1480, Melfort, Saskatchewan S0E 1A0

Northern Spirit Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 30

Ten (10) $2,500 institute/university scholarships are available to permanent residents of Northern Saskatchewan applying or enrolled in a full-time program. Applicants must have a "B" academic average in most recent year completed and be enrolled in a program of benefit to Northern development.

Applications submitted by June 30

Northern Spirit Scholarship Program, Northern Enterprise Fund Inc.

Box 220, Beauval, Saskatchewan S0M 0G0

Email: nefi@sasktel.net

Toll Free: 1-800-864-3022

Phone: (306) 288-2258 (Fax: 288-4667

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Trust:

To encourage Saskatchewan Indian people to pursue full-time education training in fields related to the economic development of Aboriginal peoples.

The economic studies must contribute to: Entrepreneurial skills; Administrative and management skills in both the private and public sectors; Financial analysis; Communication skills; Organization and leadership; Human resource development training.

Eligible academic disciplines include: Business administration; Commerce; Economics; Marketing; Personnel management; Retail management; Office administration; Law; Accountancy; Political economy.

Entrance Scholarships

Value: Up to $300 for each eight-month period of full-time studies. The number of scholarships and amount depend on the number of applicants in relation to the funds available.

Eligibility: Metis or Non-Status Indian.

Has resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years.

Enrolled in, or about to enroll in a diploma or certificate program from a recognized Canadian public or Aboriginal educational institution. The program must be at least eight months of full-time studies in an area related to economic development. Students who have not completed high school may apply if they have fulfilled the entrance requirements of the institution where they will be studying. Committed to working in an Aboriginal work environment on successful completion of his or her studies. Demonstrate a commitment to the needs of Aboriginal peoples. Achieve a B average in the most recent months of full-time studies, over a period of (12 consecutive months.

Duration: Annual.

Application Deadline: October 1 and May 1 each year.

Information:

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Fund

Room 210 College West Building

University of Regina

3737 Wescana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 347-4100

Fax: (306) 565-0809

Gabriel Dumont Graduation Scholarships

Value: Up to $200 for each year of full-time studies to a maximum of $1,000 for any one recipient.

Eligibility: Metis or Non-Status Indian; Has resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years.; Completed a diploma, certificate or degree program at the Gabriel Dumont Institute which required a minimum of eight months of full-time study; Enrolled in a public or Aboriginal education institution in Canada providing a recognized diploma, certificate or degree program. Nominated by Institute staff based on academic achievement, contribution to the student body and commitment to Aboriginal peoples. Achieve a B average in the most recent months of full-time studies.

Application not required.

Information:

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Fund

Room 210 College West Building

University of Regina

3737 Wescana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 347-4100

Fax: (306) 565-0809

Graduate Scholarships

Value: Up to $2,000 for each award period, granted on the basis of 12 consecutive months of full-time studies.

The number of scholarships and the amount are determined by the number of applicants in relation to the available funds.

Eligibility: Metis or Non-Status Indian.

Has resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years.

Engaged in any graduate degree program at the masters or doctoral level or accepted into a masters or doctoral program at a recognized Canadian university. The major research project or thesis must relate to the economic development of Aboriginal peoples. Committed to working in an Aboriginal work environment on successful completion of studies.

Demonstrate a commitment to the needs of Aboriginal peoples. Achieve a B average in the most recent months of full-time studies, over a period of 12 consecutive months.

Duration: Annual. Masters applicants may receive two consecutive or non-consecutive awards. Doctoral applicants may receive three consecutive or non-consecutive awards.

Deadline: October 1 and May 1 each year.

Information:

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Fund

Room 210 College West Building

University of Regina

3737 Wescana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 347-4100

Fax: (306) 565-0809

Loan Remission Scholarships

Value: Not to exceed 50% of the outstanding loan balance to a maximum of $3,000. Will not be paid before the date on which interest on the outstanding loan becomes payable.

Eligibility: Metis or Non-Status Indian.

Has resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years.

Has an outstanding loan balance through the Canada Student Loan Program and/or Saskatchewan Student Loan Program after the receipt of any other loan remission awards available to the applicant through the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan.

Deadline: October 1 and May 1 each year.

Information:

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Fund

Room 210 College West Building

University of Regina

3737 Wescana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 347-4100

Fax: (306) 565-0809

Special Scholarships

Value: Varies depending on whether funds designated for other scholarships have been used or unanticipated revenues received.

Eligibility: MEtis or Non-Status Indian.

Has resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years.

Enrolled in a public or Aboriginal educational institution in Canada providing a recognized diploma, certificate or degree program. Committed to the needs of Aboriginal people. Achieve a B average in the most recent eight months of full-time studies, over a period of 12 consecutive months.

Duration: N/A.

Application Deadline: Recipients may not be required to submit an application.

Information:

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Fund

Room 210 College West Building

University of Regina

3737 Wescana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 347-4100

Fax: (306) 565-0809

Undergraduate Scholarships

Value: Up to $500 for each eight-month period of full-time studies. Number of scholarships and amount determined by the number of applicants in relation to the funds available. An individual may receive up to three consecutive or non-consecutive undergraduate scholarship awards.

Eligibility: Metis or Non-Status Indian; Has resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years; Completed a minimum of one academic year of full-time studies at a recognized Canadian public or Aboriginal educational institution. The program must be at least eight months of full-time studies in an area related to economic development. Committed to the needs of Aboriginal peoples. Committed to working in an Aboriginal work environment on successful completion of studies. Achieve a B average in the most recent eight months of full-time studies, over a period of 12 consecutive months.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: October 1 and May 1 each year.

Information:

Napolean Lafontaine Scholarship Fund

Room 210 College West building

University of Regina

3737 Wescana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 347-4100

Fax: (306) 565-0809

Delta Catalytic Scholarship

Deadline: June 30 ((One (1) $2,000 University and (Two (2) $1,000 Technical are available annually to Northern Saskatchewan residents willing to return to Northern Saskatchewan to practice or work. Send transcripts to Cogema Resources Inc. Must be a program of benefit to the north.

Manager, Northern Affairs

Cogema Resources Inc.

P.O. Box 900

La Ronge SK SOJ 1L0

Bill Hanson Bursary/Scholarship Program

Sponsored by: Treeline Association of I.A.N.E.

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry student enrolled in post-secondary or Adult Basic Education who has indicated a preference in commerce, bookkeeping, receptionist/secretarial, clerical accounting, business administration, accounting, or data entry

Value: Two at $150

Criteria: Have demonstrated proficiency in academics, involvement with extra-curricular activities and community volunteer organizations, leadership qualities, proven dedication and perseverance in overcoming educational barriers, intent on continuing studies at a recognized university or technical institute for the next academic year.

Deadline: May

Applications available from:

Vicki Drieger

Royal Bank

1135 Central Avenue

Prince Albert, SK

Fax: (306) 953-5766

Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation Post-secondary Scholarships

Eligibility: Saskatchewan resident who is enrolled or about to be enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary education institute in Saskatchewan and must be taking a program related to the following: recreational and leisure studies; business administration; hospitality management; electronics and computer technologies; or communications.

Value: Six (6) $1000 scholarships for university degree programs; Eight $500 scholarships for certificate/diploma programs

Criteria: Selection criteria includes: education and career focus; academic standing; commitments to work, education, family and community; and financial need.

Deadline Date: May 31

Applications submitted to:

Saskatchewan Gaming

Scholarship Committee 3rd Floor, 1880 Saskatchewan Drive

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0B2

Donald R. Simmons Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Indian or Metis ancestry

Value: Two $500 awards

Criteria: Enrolled in first year of approved institution, Grade 12 graduate; General Proficiency Award applicants excluded

Deadline Date: October 15

Applications submitted to: Saskatchewan Education, Training and Employment

Student Financial Assistance Unit

Ground Floor, East Wing, Walter Scott Building

305 Albert Street

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3V7

(Phone: (306) 787-6419

Gabriel Dumont Award

To assist Aboriginal students enrolled at the Kelsey Institute in furthering their education. One award is designated to each of the following divisions: Adult Basic Education (ABE); Industrial Engineering; Health, Science and Community Services

Value: Three awards of $250 each

Eligibility: Aboriginal student enrolled in a full-time, on-campus program at Kelsey Campus. Academic achievement. Involvement in student life activities. (Participation in and contribution to the community.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: May 31 each year for ABE.

February 28 each year for Industrial

Engineering and Health, Science and Community Services.

Information:

Director, Student Awards

SIAST Kelsey Institute

P.O. Box 1520

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3R5

Phone: (306) 933-8351

Fax: (306) 933-6490

MANITOBA

Louis Riel Scholarships at Brandon University Are awarded to entering or returning students of Brandon University who are Manitoba residents of MEtis status and who demonstrate strong academic potential. As part of their application, applicants must provide a letter stating they are either members of the Manitoba MEtis Federation or are eligible for membership in the Manitoba MEtis Federation.

Applicants who are offered a scholarship must register as full-time students at Brandon University. Students may appeal to defer taking up the award for up to 12 months upon written request to the Scholarship Committee. Students may apply and be considered for this award more than once. Scholarship holders must achieve satisfactory academic progress at Brandon University. A minimum cumulative g.p.a. of 2.5 (letter grade C+) is required to receive the award. Funds from these scholarships are disbursed in two installments, the first half normally in September and the second half in January. Retention of the second installment is conditional upon the recipient's maintenance of a satisfactory academic performance (C+ cumulative average).

Value: Up to 6 awards per year, value $1500 each.

For more information or copies of application forms, please contact:

Ms Janet Omstead Wood

Senate Awards Office

Brandon University

270--18th Street

Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

Phone: (204) 727-9737

Fax: (204) 727-4072

Email: wood@brandonu.ca

Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards

Deadline: March 15

Value: Each award is up to a maximum of $3,000 for university students or $1,500 for college students.

The Business Council Awards are available to anyone of Aboriginal ancestry who is pursuing post-secondary education in Manitoba. You must maintain a full course load (60%), need financial assistance and be interested in working with one of the Business Council's member companies. The awards are to assist with the cost of tuition, books and supplies. For more information please contact the financial awards office at any of Manitoba's public post-secondary institutions.

Aboriginal Business Education Program (ABEP) -- University of Manitoba

Part of the Faculty of Management's support for acquisition of business skills among Aboriginal people.

A variety of bursaries and scholarships are offered for students attending or planning to attend the Univeristy of Manitoba.

Application:

Financial Aid and Awards

University of Manitoba

Suite 422, University Centre Building

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Louis Riel Institute -- Bursary ... Scholarships--Manitoba

Deadline: Due dates vary, check with university directly

All MEtis students planning to attend one of the four (4) provincial universities in Manitoba are eligible to apply for an award.

Bursaries are awarded primarily on the basis of economic need. (Scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic merit.[dagger]((The value ... number of each award varies at each university and is best obtained directly from the University.

Application:

Louis Riel Institute

103-150 Henry Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sokoloff Family Bursary -- University of Manitoba

Deadline: June 30

One (1) $700 to $1,000 anually

available for Aboriginal students at the University of Manitoba. One Student shall be selected by the Director of Financial Aid and Awards.

Application:

Financial Aid and Awards

University of Manitoba

Suite 422, University Centre Building

Winnipeg, Manitoba

MTS Pursue Your Calling Scholarship Program

The future success of MTS relies on students such as yourself. (The skills and expertise acquired through post-secondary education is a vital factor for the continued growth of MTS. Recognizing this, MTS has established the Pursue Your Calling scholarship program.

Pursue Your Calling is a scholarship program designed to encourage students to study in areas of high demand for the telecommunications industry. Scholarships will be awarded to grade 12 graduates entering their first year of full-time study in one of the eligible programs.

Benefits of the Scholarship

Receive $1,000 to be applied towards your tuition for each year of your program, to a maximum of four years totaling $4,000.

Be eligible for summer employment at MTS, which is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on work experience in your chosen field of study.

Be eligible for employee discounts on cellular phones and service and DSL High Speed Internet service.

Be provided with a mentor who will support and help you adapt to the MTS corporate environment.

Participate in scheduled MTS related activities with mentors and other students.

Pursue Your Calling scholarships are awarded based on your academic achievement ((75% or over), and your responses to the short answer questions provided.

Short listed candidates are required to participate in an interview with the MTS scholarship selection committee before final decisions are made.

MTS is an Employment Equity employer and values a diverse workforce. Consideration will be given to all eligible applicants: men, women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, and people with disabilities.

Application forms are available online or from your school guidance counsellor.

Please be sure to include with your application: (1. Transcript of your marks. (2. Proof of acceptance into eligible post-secondary program of study. (3. Resume. (4. Responses to all four (4) short answer questions.

Application Forms:

Pursue Your Calling -- Printable Application Form (PDF)

Contact the MTS Community Relations Department.

Phone, write or e-mail us at:

Pursue Your Calling Scholarship Program

c/o MTS Community Relations Department

P.O. Box 6666, MP18C 333 Main Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3V6

Phone: (204) 941-8341

E-mail: community.relations@mts.ca

Abraham McPherson Memorial Scholarship Award

Award provided by Manitoba Aboriginal Education Counselling Association Inc. to Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education in the counselling field.

Value: Four scholarships annually $250 each

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, Inuit, Metis); Manitoba resident, high school graduate with overall 70% average in graduating.

Procedure: Applicants are available from the Student Services Centre Awards Office, from any Tribal Council,, Band Education Authority in Manitoba.

Deadline: May 31

Manitoba Aboriginal Education Counselling Association Inc.

305-352 Donald Street.

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2H8

Phone: (204) 947-0421

Manitoba Hydro's Awards Bursaries and Scholarships

Employment Equity Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 11 bursaries of $1,500 awarded plus summer employment

Eligibility Criteria: Member of an Employment Equity Designated Group*; Entering first year of studies at a Manitoba University studying: Engineering, Computer Science or Commerce OR Entering first year of studies at a Manitoba College studying: Civil, Computer, Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technologies; Academic history

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

*Employment Equity Designated Group members include women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities.

For a definition of these groups please visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Trio Award

Deadline: December 1

Value: 1 award of $200 awarded to a student in Senior 2; 1 award of $300 awarded to a student in Senior 3; 1 award of $500 awarded to a student in Senior 4 Potential opportunity for summer employment or full-time employment in one of Manitoba Hydro's Trades Training Programs

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; High school student in Senior 2 to Senior 4; Academic performance or demonstrated improvement in:

Mathematics (pre-calculus or applied) 20S, 30S, and 40S (Science 20F (Physics 30S and 40S (English 20F, 30S, and 40S

Application Process:

Pick up an application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Northern Student Award

Deadline: December 1

Value: 3 awards of $300 awarded to Junior High or High school students living north of the 53rd parallel. Potential opportunity for summer employment or full-time employment in one of Manitoba Hydro's Trades Training Programs*

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Living north of the 53rd parallel; Nominated by a teacher as an outstanding student based on academic performance, personal achievements and/or other accomplishments

Application Process: Pick up an application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

* Manitoba Hydro provides a range of technical and trades related training programs which include indentured apprenticeships, non-indentured apprenticeships, and post-journeyman development. Please visit our web site at www.hydro.mb.ca for further information.

Mathematics Award

Deadline: May 15

Value: 1 award of $200 granted to a student in Senior 1

Eligibility Criteria Aboriginal ancestry; Highest provincial achievement in the Pascal Math competition

Application Process: Math teachers or competition coordinators will forward the name of their most successful student who is willing to self-declare as being of Aboriginal Ancestry. Pick-up a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

For more information about the Pascal Math competition, visit their website at http://cemc.uwaterloo.ca

Science Fair Award

Deadline: May 15

Value: 1 award of $200 granted to a student in Junior High or High school

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; High achievement in a Science Fair competition

Application Process: Science teachers or coordinators will nominate Aboriginal Science Fair participants. Science Fair judges will provide feedback on the nomination/application form on students' submissions for consideration in selecting award recipient. Pickup a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

First Year Information Technology Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 2 bursaries of $1500 awarded plus potential opportunity for summer employment

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Accepted into the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg or Brandon University studying: Computer Sciences or University One Computer Science curriculum OR Accepted into Red River College or Keewatin Community College studying: Computer Analyst/Programmer or Computer Systems Technology; Academic performance

Application Process: (Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Second Year to Final Year Information Technology Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 2 bursaries of $2500 awarded* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall. Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the Information Technology Training Program for students in their final year.

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Students in second year to final year at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg or Brandon University studying: Computer Sciences OR Students in second year to final year at Red River College or Keewatin Community College studying: Computer Analyst/Programmer or Computer Systems Technology; Academic performance

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Second Year to Final Year Engineering Technology Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 6 bursaries of $1500 awarded

* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall * Potential opportunity for full-time employment in a Manitoba Hydro in-house Trades Training Program for students in their final year

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Students in second year to final year at Red River College, Keewatin Community College or Assiniboine Community College studying: Electronic, Electrical, Computer, or Communications Engineering Technologies; Academic performance

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Certificate Program Award

Deadline: December 1 for July to December programs and July 2 for January to July programs.

Value: 2 awards of $500 awarded plus potential opportunity for term or full time employment.

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Enrolled in one of the following programs: Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Assistant, Network Support, or Contact Centre Representative at a recognized Educational Institution in Manitoba; Academic performance

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Submit completed application to:

Community Relations Advisor, Employment Equity Department, Manitoba Hydro, P.O. Box 815, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2P4

First Year Engineering Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 6 bursaries of $1,500 awarded plus potential opportunity for summer employment

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Accepted into first-year Engineering, ENGAP, or taking engineering curriculum in University One at the University of Manitoba; Academic performance

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Second Year to Final Year Engineering Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 3 bursaries of $2,500 awarded

* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall.

* Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the Engineer-In-Training Program for students in their final year.

Eligibility Criteria:

Aboriginal Ancestry; Engineering or ENGAP students at the University of Manitoba in second year to final year, studying (in order of preference): electrical, civil & mechanical, other engineering disciplines; Academic Performance

Application Process:

Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

First Year Management Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 3 bursaries of $1500 awarded Potential opportunity for summer employment

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Accepted into first-year Management or ABEP at the University of Manitoba; Academic performance

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Second Year to Final Year Management Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 3 bursaries of $2500 awarded

Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall.

Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the Commerce Career Development Program for students in their final year.

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry; Management or ABEP students at the University of Manitoba in second year to final year, majoring in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, or Marketing.[dagger](* Academic performance

Application Process: (Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

ONTARIO

2006 Ontario Crafts Council Awards, Scholarships ... Supply Grants

The Ontario Crafts Council Awards and Scholarships program is open to Student and Craft Professional members of the Ontario Crafts Council. This year approximately $15,000 is available. All craft disciplines are considered. Awards, scholarships and supply grants will be presented at the Crafts Council's Annual General Meeting in June.

Deadline: Monday, April 17, 5:00 pm.

The Council is delighted to offer two new awards: (Craft Curatorial Award sponsored by Jean Johnson C.M. and [dagger](James McPherson Woodworking Award.

Also the supply grants have been significantly increased for this year and the Tommia Vaughan-Jones Award was increased to $1000.

Also new this year--images are now being accepted in digital format but we request that all your images be in the one format--either all slides or all digital.

Applications available from the OCC web site: www.craft.on.ca/info/member_prog_awards

For more info:communications@craft.on.ca or call 416-925-4222x226

Dennis Cromarty Memorial Fund

Value: Varies

Eligibility: Member of Nishnawbe-Aski First Nation, attending post-secondary insitution, completed 1 year. Commitment to improving quality of life for Native people, independence through education.

Deadline: November 1

Dennis Cromarty Memorial Fund

P.O. Box 252 Station F

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 4V8

Phone: (807) 623-5397

(Fax: (807) 622-8271

Ontario Hydro John Wesley Beaver Awards

The John Wesley Beaver educational award is equal to one year's college or university tuition, made available to one male and one female person of Aboriginal descent, enrolled in targeted post-secondary programs and selected by the Ontario Hydro Native Circle. Based on academic achievement and financial need.

Deadline: June 30 of each year.

For more information:

Phone: (416) 592-6748

Fax: (416) 592-4190

Awards are available to Ontario residents.

Sam Odjick Scholarship -- University of Ottawa

To further the interests of Aboriginal peoples in Canada by assisting Aboriginal law students who have demonstrated commitment toward the advancement of law as it relates to Aboriginal peoples.

Value: $1,000

Eligibility: Preference given to Aboriginal students. Full-time study in the LL.B or LL.M program at the University of Ottawa. Financial need. Good academic performance. Experience with Canadian Aboriginal groups.

Information:

Education Equity Office

University of Ottawa

Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

57 Louis Pasteur Street

P.O. Box 450, Postal Station A

Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Phone: (613) 562-5800, ext. 3290

Fax: (613) 562-5124

Alma Mater Society Native Student Awards -- Queen's University

Established by the Alma Mater Society for Native students entering Queen.s. If no entering students are eligible, the awards could go to upper-year Native students.

Value: Two awards of $1,000 each

Eligibility: Native student entering Queen's. Academic standing. Financial need.

Deadline: April 30 of each year.

Information:

Student Awards Office

Victoria School Building

Queen's University

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6

Phone: (613) 533-2216

Fax: (613) 533-6409

Inuit Bursary -- Queen's University

Value: One award of $100

Eligibility: Inuit student at Queen's. Financial need.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: December 1 each year.

Information:

Student Awards Office

Victoria School Building

Queen's University

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6

Phone: (613) 533-2216

Fax: (613) 533-6409

Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program

There are approximately 1,300 Scholarships awarded for academic excellence at the graduate level of study at Ontario Universities. The value of awards are $3,953 per acedemic term.

For more information contact:

The Graduate Studies Office

Ontario Universities or For more information contact:

The Ministry of Education and Training Student Affairs

PO Box 4500

189 Red River Road, 4th Floor

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6G9

Phone: (807)343-7257 or 1-800-465-3957

The Aird Scholarship

Scholarships are intended to help students with physical disabilities study in the first year of a full-time program at a recognized Ontario postsecondary institution. Scholarships are granted each year to 2 applicants who best demonstrate outstanding achievement, motivation and initiative. Value of awards is $2,500.00 each.

For more information contact:

The Ministry of Education and Training Student Affairs

PO Box 4500

189 Red River Road, 4th Floor

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6G9

Phone: (807)343-7257 or 1-800-465-3957

Suncor Inc. Bursary Fund

Suncor Inc. offers bursaries annually to students in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering which, in support of employment equity, will be awarded to women, Aboriginal (Native) Canadians, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. Interested students should apply on the University of Waterloo general bursary application and attach a letter indicating their eligibility for assistance from this source.

The Indigenous Education Network (IEN) -- University of Toronto

Deadline: January 15th for the following September term.

The IEN is a self determining organization founded within OISE/UT in 1989 by Aboriginal students. It provides an Aboriginal presence at OISE/UT, and a forum for discussion on issues relating to Aboriginal education and research. Aboriginal Scholarships

As an Aboriginal student (including MEtis, Inuit, and Native) you are eligible to apply for the Aboriginal Scholarship of $11,500. Application forms are available by contacting the Financial Awards officer (Margaret Brennan) in the Graduate Studies office at: Phone: (416) 923-6641 ext. 2650

Other Sources of Financial Support -- University of Toronto

Deadline: Jan. 15th for the following September term.

Aboriginal students are encouraged to apply for Graduate Assistant positions at OISE/UT. These are part-time paid work positions generating approximately $8,000. per year. Application forms come with first-time enrollment packages or by contacting Margaret Brennan in Graduate Studies at OISE/UT. (416) 978-6641 ext. 2650.

There are other scholarships, bursaries, and awards you may be eligible foreceive.

For further information:

Phone: (416) 923-6641 ext. 2286 Fax: (416) 926-4749

E-mail: ien@oise.utoronto.ca

The Indigenous Education Network

Rm. 7-191 7th Floor 252 Bloor Street West

Toronto, Ontario

Northern Bursary Program

Deadline: June 1

This provincial program offers various levels of financial assistance to post-secondary students pursuing careers in psychology, social work, and speech-language pathology, who are interested in working in Northern Ontario.

Native students are particularly encouraged to apply.

Every student who receives a bursary must work in an area of the province designated by the Ministry of Community and Social Services as an underserviced area.

Applications are available from:

Ministry of Community and Social Services, Second Floor, 473 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, P6A 1Z5.

Phone: (705) 253-2001.

Semple-Gooder Bursary -- Laurentian University

To an Aboriginal student enrolled in any year of any program at Laurentian University.

Value: One award of $300

Eligibility: Aboriginal student. Must have completed at least one full year of full-time studies at Laurentian University. Financial need.

Information:

Student Awards Office

Laurentian University

2 Ramsey Lake Road

Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6

Phone: (705) 673-6578

Fax: (705) 675-4865

Randy Anderson Memorial Award -- Georgian College

Presented to a Native student in second year at the School of Design and Visual Arts who shows promise and demonstrates the determination to succeed.

Value: $200

Duration: One time only

Deadline: Application not required.

Information: Awards Officer

Georgian College

One Georgian Drive

Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9

Phone: (705) 728-1951, ext.1214

Fax: (705) 722-5158

Janet Stinson Memorial Award -- Georgian College

Presented to a deserving Aboriginal student who wishes to pursue studies, in the program of his or her choice, at the Barrie Campus of Georgian College.

Amount: $250

Eligibility: Aboriginal student

Duration: One time only

Deadline: Application not required.

Information:

Awards Officer

Georgian College

One Georgian Drive

Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9

Phone: (705) 728-1951, ext.1214

Fax: (705) 722-5158

New VR Award -- Georgian College

Presented to a student beginning his or her second year in advertising at the Barrie Campus of Georgian College.

Value: $250

Eligibility: To be a member of one of the following groups: Aboriginal people, women, visible minorities or disabled persons. Excellent standing during the first and second semesters of the first year of study. Hold a secondary school diploma.

Duration: One time only.

Deadline: Application not required.

Information:

Awards Officer

Georgian College

One Georgian Drive

Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9

Phone: (705) 728-1951, ext. 1214

Fax: (705) 722-5158

EASTERN

First Nations & Indigenous Black Students Entrance Scholarship -- Dalhousie University

Value: Ten renewable entrance scholarships valued at $12,000 each ($3,000/year).

Eligibility: Open to First Nations and indigenous Black residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island who are entering Dalhousie direct from high school as well as those who have attended another post-secondary institution. To be eligible, high school applicants will normally have an admission average of 80% or higher and students with previous post-secondary work a cumulative average of 3.0 (B) or higher.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a student's financial need and academic standing. Applications are available on our web site: www.registrar.dal.ca/forms/FNIBSES.pdf

Deadline: March 15

Information:

Awards Office

Dalhousie University

Halifax NS B3H 4H6

Phone: 902-494-1432

Email: Awards@Dal.ca

Transition Year Program -- Dalhousie University

The Transition Year Program (TYP) is a one-year program designed for First Nations students who wish to enter university but who may not yet meet standard entrance requirements. The TYP was established to redress the historic educational disadvantage experienced by members of Aboriginal communities.

Amount: Non-Status and Metis students accepted into the program may qualify to receive a tuition waiver and bursary funding to attend Dalhousie's Transition Year Program. If the qualifying year is completed in good standing, continued financial assistance will become available.

Eligibility: Non-Status or Metis. Status students attending the program are funded through the Confederacy of Mainland Micmac, the Department of Indian Affairs or by individual band councils. Although enrollment is limited to ensure that each student receives considerable personal attention, highly motivated First Nations students of all ages and educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply. ((Applicants who are 23 or older are especially encouraged to apply.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: March 15 each year.

Information: Transition Year Program

Dalhousie University

1459 LeMarchant Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3J5

Tel: (902) 494-3730

Morris Saffron Award -- Dalhousie University

For a Status or Non-Status Aboriginal graduate of the Dalhousie University Transition Year Program.

Amount: One award of approximately $100

Eligibility: An Aboriginal graduate of the Transition Year Program who is recommended for acceptance in the first-year level at Dalhousie University or another university.

Duration: Annual.

Information: Director

Transition Year Program

Dalhousie University

1459 LeMarchant Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3J5

Phone: (902) 494-3730

Hydro-Quebec Programme de Prix D'Excellence pour les Etudiants Autochtones

Value: Four prizes of $1,000 for students engaged in CEGEP- (level studies; two awards of $2,000 to students engaged in university-level studies.

This program rewards the educational efforts and success of Aboriginal students, and ref lects Hydro-Quebec's concern for them. Through this program, Hydro-Quebec hopes to persuade other young Aboriginals to continue post-secondary studies.

Eligibility: Applicants must: be of Aboriginal ancestry; live in Quebec; completed at least one year of full-time studies in a CEGEP (DEC)or university (bachelor's degree) program; and be registered in a full-time program at a CEGEP or university in Quebec for the following fall.

Deadline: June -- CEGEP awards; March -- university awards

Information:

Hydro-Quebec

75,boul.Rene Levesque oues 18 Etage

Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A4

Phone: (514)289-2211 ext. 4290

James A. Martin Awards -- St. Francis Xavier University

Value: Varies.

Eligibility: Applicants are students showing leadership, dedication and commitment by working for peace and he welfare of their neighbours. Preference is given to Firs Nation students at St. Francis Xavier. The award is tenable at St.Francis Xavier for full-time study for the academic year.

Deadline: April 15

Information: Financial Aid Office.

St.Francis Xavier University

P.O.Box 5000

Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2W5

Phone: (902)867-2374

Bank of Montreal Aboriginal Business Administration Student Scholarship -- University College of Cape Breton

Value: One scholarship of $2,500.

Eligibility: To be eligible, the applicant must: be of Aboriginal ancestry; be a current University College of Cape Breton student; demonstrate academic merit in the area of accounting and finance with a minimum grade point average of 75%, with no failures; carry a full course load according to the requirements of the program; and demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: April 8

Information: University College of Cape Breton

P.O.Box 5300

Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6L2

Phone: (902) 539-5300

Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship -- University of King's College

Value: $12,000 award tenable over a 4 year period with $3,000 being awarded each year.

Students who are seeking admission to an undergraduate programme in arts, science or journalism at the University of King's College are eligible for to be considered for this award.

Eligibility: Open to Aboriginal Canadians and African-Canadians only, the award is tenable for four years based on satisfactory academic performance. Final selection is based on interviews of leading candidates.

Information:

Office of the Registrar

University of King's College

6350 Coburg Road

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1

Phone: (902) 422-1271

E-mail: admissions@ukings.ns.ca

Fax: (902) 562-0119

The ATV/CTV Media and Alumni Media Awards -- University of King's College

Deadline: February 15

Value: $6,000 each

Available to students who are applying for admission to our one year Bachelor of Journalism programme. Applicants may request consideration for an ATV/CTV Scholarship or the Alumni Media award by completing the appropriate section of the Bachelor of Journalism admissions application form. No further application form is required.

Information:

Office of the Registrar

University of King's College

6350 Coburg Road

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1

Phone: (902) 422-1271

E-mail: admissions@ukings.ns.ca

Fax: (902) 562-0119

NORTH

Dogrib Treaty 11 Scholarship Committee

Value: $1,000 for completion of the 1st year of a program -- 10 awards available

$1,000 for completion of the 2nd year of a program -- 10 awards available

$1,000 for completion of the 3rd year or higher of a program -- 10 awards available.

$3,000 for college students -- 10 awards available

$5,000 for university students -- 8 awards available

Eligibility: (1) Must of be of Dogrib ancestry. (2) Must submit a copy of official letter of acceptance into college, university of technical school. ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE) PROGRAMS DO NOT QUALIFY. (3) Must provide official transcript of grades from last year of study. This could be high school transcripts, GED marks, or transcripts from a post- secondary institution. Report cards or marks taken off the Internet are not acceptable. (4) Must provide a personal letter describing personal career aspirations and academic program presently enrolled in or are entering into. (5) Must provide two reference / support letters. (6) Must complete application in full.

Important Notes: Scholarships are awarded strictly to those with the highest grade point averages in each category. Scholarships for high school students are also available.

Deadline Date: July 15th of each year.

For an application form or for more information, please contact:

Post Secondary Student Support Coordinator

Dogrib Treaty 11 Scholarship Committee

c/o CJBRHS

Bag #1

Rae-Edzo, NT X0E-0Y0

Phone: 867-371-3815

Fax: 867-371-3813

Email: morvenm@dogrib.net

Sahtu Renewable Resources Board

Value: depends on which year of post-secondary study the student will be in while holding the scholarship.

First Year $2000

Second Year $2500

Third ... Fourth Year $3500

Graduate (MSc/PhD) $5000

The Sahtu Renewable Resources Board (SRRB) was established as part of the Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement, 1993. The SRRB serves as the main instrument of wildlife and forestry management for the Sahtu Settlement Area. The SRRB has established a scholarship/bursary program for students pursuing post-secondary education in a field related to the SRRB's mandate.

Eligibility: Pursuing a college diploma or university degree or minimum 2-year certificate program in renewable resources or a related field (biology, forestry, or environmental science); priority to a Sahtu Dene or Metis enrolled under the land claim or to a NWT resident who has completed the last 2 years of their high school education in the Sahtu Settlement Area; Have a 70% (b-average) or higher in the last year of full-time study; Minimum 2-year program of study; Demonstrate financial need; Must be a full-time student during tenure of the scholarship; Must maintain a full course load during the tenure of the scholarship; Evidence of student's involvement in the community; Statement of future goals

Deadline Date: None

Information:

To obtain an application form, contact:

Sahtu Renewable Resources Board

P.O. Box 134

Tulita, N.W.T X0E 0K0

Phone: (867) 588-4040

Fax: (867) 588-3324

E-Mail: director@srrb.nt.ca

Canada Post Bursaries

Value: Varies.

These bursaries were established by the Canada Post Corporation to encourage promising northern Aboriginal students enrolled in diploma programs in Management Studies at Aurora College (Western Arctic) with campuses in Yellowknife, Inuvik, and Fort Smith; and Nunavut Arctic College (Eastern Arctic) with campuses in Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay. These bursaries are administered and presented by the colleges on behalf of Canada Post Corporation.

Eligibility: Applicants must: be of N.W.T. Aboriginal ancestry; be enrolled in the second year of study at one of the above-mentioned colleges; and demonstrate excellence in the first year of study. To apply, students must submit a brief biography and an official transcript from their first year of study along with references.

Information: Aurora College Head Office

P.O.Box 1290

For Smith, N.W.T. X0E 0P0

Phone: (867) 872-7012 or Nunavut Arctic College

P.O.Box 160

Iqaluit, N.W.T. X0A 0H0

Phone: (867) 979-4111

Department of Municipal and community affairs, Government of the Northwest Territories Igal Roth Memorial Community Planning Scholarship

Value: Three scholarships of $1,000.

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, Government of he Northwest Territories, is offering assistance to northerners who wish to pursue a career in community planning. These scholarships are to assist qualifying students obtain post-secondary education in planning for potential employment in the Northwest Territories.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must: have resided in the N.W.T. for at least two years; be attending an approved undergraduate university or college planning program; and show proof of acceptance into an approved planning program as a full-time student prior to commencement of classes.

Information:

Igal Roth Memorial Scholarship

Community Planning Division

Department of Municipal and Community Affairs

Government of the Northwest Territories

Yellowknife, N.W.T. X1A 2L9

Nunavut Implementation Training Committee Nunavut Beneficiaries Scholarships

Value: The award for each student in a full-time program will (be allocated as follows: 1. Full-time degree program away from home $2,400 per year 2.Full-time diploma away from home $1,500 per year 3. Full-time degree or diploma program at home $1,000 per year As an integral part of implementing he Nunavut Land Claims Agreement and building Nunavut, several Inuit organizations initiated a scholarship program to encourage Land Claims beneficiaries to pursue advanced education in selected fields related to business, management, resource management, community development, culture and the social sciences. The allocation of the scholarships is done on a regional basis based upon he proportion of the beneficiaries and contributions received. If the region does not allocate all seats in that region, unused seats are allocated by the Nunavut Implementation Training Committee on the regional needs basis.

Eligibility: To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must meet he following criteria: be enrolled as a beneficiary in the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement; be enrolled in or accepted by a recognized, full-time, accredited university or college degree or certificate program of at least two years duration; be considered a full-time student in a chosen program; maintain a full course load for the program; have maintained an overall average of 65% in the previous year of academic studies undertaken; and maintain an overall average of 75% while receiving the scholarship.

Deadline: August 1; December 1

Information:

Nunavut Implementation Training Committee

P.O.Box 469

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0

Phone: (867) 645-2888

Fax: (867) 645-3878

Skookum Jim Trust Fund Education Bursary -- Yukon College

Value: Four bursaries of $500.

Eligibility: Four bursaries are awarded based on financial need as well as good standing. A signature from one of the Admissions staff is required to confirm your standing.

Applicants must: be students of Yukon Aboriginal ancestry; be enrolled as full or part-time students; be enrolled in a developmental studies or pre-employment training/trades; and include a breakdown of personal budget with completed application.

Deadline: February 28

Information: Registrar's Office

Yukon College

500 College Drive

Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5K4

Phone: (867) 668-8710

Chief George Kodakin (Behcho) Environment Scholarship

Award: 2 awards at $500 each

Eligibility: Student of Dene descent entering or continuing post-secondary education in science, environment or resource management field. Based on satisfactory academic performance, school and community involvement, and financial need.

Information:

Phone: (867) 873-4081

This Scholarship Guide only lists the portion of the funding programs now available to Aboriginal people that we could squeeze into 16 pages. There are many more listings that, unfortunately, we did not have room to include in this year's Guide. Please go to our web site to get a comprehensive list: www.ammsa.com/ammsabursary.html

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