Scholarship Listings by School

Algoma University

Algoma University

Algoma University distributes over $400,000 in bursaries and scholarships each year to qualified students through the Financial Aid and Awards Office. Financial assistance is available to students from a variety of sources and is based on demonstrated unmet need as well as academic standing.

Scholarships are based primarily on academic merit.

Bursaries are based on some combination of financial need and academic standing.

An annual grant provides one scholarship of $2,000 to a dependent of a municipal employee who enrols in Algoma U for full-time (30 credits) studies. The candidate must have completed his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing studies at Algoma U, and must present an average of at least 80% on the 6 best U or M courses presented for admission. This scholarship is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, Edward & Frank McGrath Award, Carl J. Sanders, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell, City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarships, Algoma U Achievement Scholarships, and the John R. Rhodes Scholarship.


John R. Rhodes Scholarship

Number of Awards: 1

Amount:$3000
Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: June 30
Renewable: Yes

The John R. Rhodes Scholarship was established in 1979 through generous donations from friends and family of the late John Rhodes. This scholarship, of $3,000 annually is offered to students entering their first year of university studies from secondary school who have demonstrated academic achievement and community leadership while involved in political, social, or academic activities. This scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years. The recipient must have completed all his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to registering at Algoma U, and must enrol in 30 credits over 2 consecutive terms of study. To carry the scholarship in subsequent years, the recipient must maintain a minimum average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms. The John R. Rhodes scholarship is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, Edward & Frank McGrath Award, Carl J. Sanders, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell, City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarships, and the Algoma U Achievement Scholarships.


Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award I

Number of Awards: 1
Amount:$2000
Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: June 30
Renewable: Yes

A scholarship of up to $2,000 is given to the child of an Algoma U alumni with the highest average on the 6 best U or M courses presented for admission. Application required.


Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award II

Number of Awards: 1
Amount:$2000
Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: June 30
Renewable: Yes

A scholarship of up to $2,000 is given to a mature student, now enrolled in the first year of full time studies, who has been away from formal education for at least 5 years.


Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award III

Number of Awards: 1
Amount:$2000
Application Required?: No
Deadline: N/A
Renewable: Yes

A scholarship of up to $2,000 is given to a student transferring to Algoma U under a college articulation agreement who has the highest GPA in the last full year of their college program.


Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award IV

Number of Awards

: 1
Amount
:$2000
Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: June 30
Renewable: No


The Robert Belair Memorial Fund

Number of Awards

: 1
Amount
:$1000
Application Required?: No
Deadline: N/A
Renewable: Yes

St Marys Paper and its employees have established two scholarships in memory of Algoma U alumnus the late Robert Belair, an employee of St Marys Paper. One award of $1,000 is given to the student entering the first year of studies in the BBA program with the highest average on the 6 best U or M courses presented for admission.


Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary Award

Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: April 30

Recipients of the awards shall be members of the Métis Community within the meaning of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) as described in the 1997/98 Regional Bilateral Agreement executed by Human Resources Development Canada and the MNO on the 27th of November 1996. Applicants must show financial need and be in good academic standing. Endowed.


Anishinaabe Students Assistance Fund

Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: April 30

This endowed fund provides bursary awards of up to $500 to Anishinaabe (First Nation, Métis, or Inuit) students in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need. Endowed.


Shingwauk Anishinaabe Student Association International Scholarship

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Student Association International Scholarship provides one annual award of $600 to an international student in the 2nd year of full-time studies at Algoma University with the highest average overall. Endowed.

Number of Awards: 1
Amount:$600
Application Required?: Yes
Deadline: April 30


Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 2G4

Inquire: awards@algomau.ca

Main Phone: 705-949-2301
Toll Free: 1-888-ALGOMA-U (1-888-254-6628)
Fax: 705-949-6583
www.algomau.ca

 

Brandon University

Scholarships offered by Brandon University

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


Louis Riel Scholarships at Brandon University

Are awarded to entering or returning students of Brandon University who are Manitoba residents of Métis 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 Métis Federation or are eligible for membership in the Manitoba Métis 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.


Xerox Canada Award - Brandon University

Value: $2450

To be awarded to a Native Canadian student who has registered in a Business Administration course(s) during Regular Session. The recipient may either be an entering or returning student.

Deadline: May 11th annually.


Isabelle Douglas Estate Scholarships - Brandon University

Value: 4 x $310

To be awarded to a Second or Third Year student proceeding into Third or Fourth Year studies in any degree program at Brandon University being taken on or off campus. Eligible students must be all or part Manitoba Indian ancestry.

Deadline: May 11th annually.


MTS Bursaries for Aboriginal Students - Brandon University

To be awarded to Aboriginal students taking courses in Computer Science or Business Administration. In the event that there are no qualified applicants in these areas, the award will be granted to an Aboriginal student in a Science program.

Deadline: May 11th beginning in 2002.


Donna and Bill Parrish Scholarship for Aboriginal Students - Brandon University

To be awarded to an Aboriginal student of strong academic merit enrolled in full-time study at Brandon University.

Deadline is May 11th, beginning in 2002.


Dr. Wilfred W. McCutcheon Scholarship in Education (Aboriginal Student) - Brandon University

Value: $1,000

This scholarship is to be awarded, upon application, to an Aboriginal student in the Faculty of Education who is entering the final year of a Bachelor of Education (A.D.) and who demonstrates a combination of outstanding academic achievement, excellence in leadership ability on campus or in the community, and professional promise in classroom teaching. The student must have a minimum 3.5 g.p.a. in the pre-award year and provide two letters of recommendation from the Dean and/or members of the Faculty of Education.

Deadline: May 11th annually.


John & Kay Findlay Scholarship in Native Studies - Brandon University

Value: $900

Awarded to a Canadian First Nations or Metis student proceeding to Third or Fourth Year who has or will have satisfied at least the requirement for a minor in Native Studies at Brandon University.

Deadline: May 11th annually.

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

Camosun College

Camosun College - Victoria, BC

The Dorothy Price Treasure Box

The Tsa Qwa Supp Award for Nuu-cha-nulth Students

Saanich Indian School Board/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award

The Saanich Indian School Board Award for Camosun College Students

Cowichan Trading Company Award

The Allen and Loreen Vandekerkhove Family Foundation Bursary for First Nations Health and Human Services Students

The Songhees Nation/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award

The Eulau Howard Memorial Award for Camosun College First Nations Students

The Victoria Native Friendship Centre/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award

The Winona Wood Award for First Nations Women

Please send or drop off completed applications to:
First Nations Education and Services,
Ewing Building, Room 272
Camosun College,
3100 Foul Bay Road,
Victoria, BC V8P 5J2

Phone (250) 370-3299
Fax (250) 370-3291



The Dorothy Price Treasure Box
Awards for First Nations Students at Camosun College

Mrs. Dorothy Price, who lived in Victoria, recognized the needs of Aboriginal people who are seeking education to benefit their lives and their communities. In 1997 at her passing, she left a very generous gift to Camosun College to support Aboriginal students.

In many First Nations traditions there is a Treasure Box of precious gifts. To honour Mrs. Price's wishes, Camosun College has developed the Dorothy Price Treasure Box of Awards for First Nations students. The awards that have been established recognize the four parts of human beings: the intellectual; the physical; the spiritual; and the emotional.

Intellectual:
First Nations Studies Achievement Award:

Award presented to the highest achieving student in a First Nations program at Camosun College. Only those students considered full-time by Camosun College are eligible. Students do not apply for this award. Recipients will be chosen based on Grade Point Average in an academic year in a First Nations-specific program.

Yaay'us ("Working" in Hul'qumi'num') Award:

Provides tuition for a First Nations student to take a short-term career-enhancement program or course at Camosun College. Students may apply for this award throughout the year through the First Nations Education and Services office.

 
Physical:
Mino-Ayaa ("Being Well" in Ojibwe) Wellness Award

Award presented to a First Nations students who has achieved or demonstrated exceptional commitment to physical well-being. Students apply for this award through the First Nations Education and Services office.

Application deadline is January 21.

Spiritual:
Treasure Box Award in Memory of James Dick

Award presented to a First Nations student who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to culture and community contribution. Students apply for this award through the First Nations Education and Services office.

Application deadline is January 21.

Emotional:
Sheli/ten ("Spirit of Mother" in Lekwungen) Award

Emergency assistance for students facing unforeseen circumstances that may seriously impact their success in education. The First Nations Education and Services office will determine recipients.

Deld'alus TE Ten ("The Arms of Mother" in Sencoten) Award

Award to provide assistance to First Nations students who both study and have primary parental responsibilities. Students apply for this award through the First Nations Education and Services office.

Application deadline is January 21.

The Dorothy Price Treasure Box of Awards is jointly administered through the Camosun College First Nations Education and Services office and the College Foundation. Recipients must attend Camosun College.


The Tsa Qwa Supp Award for Nuu-cha-nulth Students

The purpose of the Tsa Qwa Supp Award is to encourage and provide financial support to Nuu-cha-nulth students who are pursuing professional careers and are studying at Camosun College. The scholarship was developed in 1999 and was a gift from Tsa Qwa Supp (Art Thompson) and BC Hydro. We honour Tsa Qwa Supp's memory and generosity.

Deadline is April 15

The award comes from proceeds of the sale of a limited-edition serigraph of the Tate family curtain which served as a centerpiece to the Out of the Mist Huupukwanum-Tupaat: Treasures of the Nuu-chah-nulth Chiefs exhibit at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria. Tsa Qwa Supp was commissioned to re-create the Tate family curtain and render the design of the serigraph. BC Hydro financed the commission and the production of the prints.

The fund is managed by the Camosun College Foundation and disbursement of awards is administered through the Camosun College First Nations Education and Services office. Recipients are expected to attend an awards ceremony in Victoria.

Criteriua
1. Applicants must be full-time Camosun College students who have completed at least two full terms of post-secondary study with a GPA of at least 3.0;
2. Applicants must attach a record of grades or transcript from the previous two semesters;
3. Applicants must be attached by ancestry and identity to the Nuu-cha-nulth Nation, including the Ahousaht, Ehattesaht, Hupacasath, Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h', Mowachuht/Muchalaht, Huu-ay-aht, Tla-o-qui-aht, Toquaht, Ucluelet, Ditidaht, Hesquiaht, Nuchatlaht, Tseshaht, Uchucklesath, Pacheedaht and Makah Tribes;
4. Applicants must include a short (250-300 word) essay discussing their goals an daspirations, their reasons for applying for this award, and their ties with the Nuu-chah-nulth people;
5. Applicants must include a letter of reference from a community member, instructor, advisor, or employers. Letters should not be from immediate family members;
6. Only completed applications will be considered.

The TSA QWA SUPP Award is awarded annually in amounts of not less than $500.


Saanich Indian School Board/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award

The Saanich Indian School Board/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award was made on the occasion of the ceremonial re-signing of the Affiliation Agreement, January 24, 2006. The purpose of the award is to encourage Saanich students who are working towards strong achievement in their studies, and to consider their future contributions to their community.

Deadline is April 21

The bursary will be awarded to (one) student from the Tsawout, Tsartlip, Pauquachin or Tseycum Nations who has demonstrated commitment to Community, Leadership and Volunteer work. Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony at which the Songhees Nation/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award will be presented.

Criteria
1. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time Camosun College; and
2. Applications must a member of the WSANEC Nation (Tsawout, Tsartlip, Pauquachin or Tseycum); and
3. Applicants must have a satisfactory record of achievement in the past academic year; and
4. Applicants must provide permission for the First Nations Education and Services office to check their Fall and Winter semester grades; and
5. Applicants must write a letter that describes their work or involvement in community leadership roles, activities, and volunteer experience; and
6. Applicants must include a letter of reference from a community member (non-family) or a teacher; and
7. Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony at which the Saanich Indian School Board/Camosun College Affiliation Award will be presented; and
8. Only complete applications will be considered.


The Saanich Indian School Board Award for Camosun College Students

The award is meant to encourage students who are funded by the Saanich Indian School Board to achieve well in their studies, and to consider their future contributions to their communities.

Deadline is April 15

Criteria

1. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students at Camosun College.
2. Applicants must be eligible to be funded by the Saanich Indian School Board.
3. Applicants must provide permission for the First Nations Education and Services office to check their Fall and Winter semester grades.
4. Applicants must write a letter that describes their educational goals, and considers how their education might benefit their community.
5. Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony in which the Saanich Indian School Board Award for Camosun College students will be presented.
6. Only complete applications will be considered.

The Saanich Indian School Board Award for Camosun College Students is awarded annually in amounts of $500.


Cowichan Trading Company Award
 
THE COWICHAN TRADING COMPANY, LOCATED IN VICTORIA, BC, HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS SINCE 1966. IT STARTED AS A SMALL TRADING DEPOT WHERE NATIVE ARTISANS WOULD SUPPLY CARVINGS AND HANDMADE COWICHAN SWEATERS. IT HAS NOW EXPANDED TO THREE LOCATIONS. THIS AWARD GIVES BACK TO THE FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING AN ANNUAL GIFT TO AN OUTSTANDING STUDENT.
THE AWARD IS PROVIDED TO FIRST NATIONS STUDENTS AT CAMOSUN COLLEGE WHO ARE IN PROGRAMS THAT WILL PREPARE THEM TO SERVE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES. RECIPIENTS WILL BE THOSE STUDENTS WHO BEST EXEMPLIFY THE VALUES OF THOSE PROGRAMS.

Criteria
1. First Nations ancestry and enrolled in First Nations Family support worker program, or in its absense, another program that prepares students to serve children and families in First Nations communities
2. Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory educational achievement and provide proof of current registration in or acceptance to a Health and Human Services program at Camosun College.
3. Applicants must include a letter which describes their education and employment goals, and how they plan to use their education to benefit other people.
4. Applicants must include a letter of recommendation from their community, or from an educator, attesting to their aptitude to work in a health and human services field.
5. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
6. Only complete applications will be considered.
2. SATISFACTORY RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT WHILE AT CAMOSUN COLLEGE.
3. DEMONSTRATED CULTURAL AND PERSONAL GROWTH WHILE IN THE PROGRAM.
4. DEMONSTRATED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ATTITUDE CONSISTENT WITH THE TEACHINGS OF THE PROGRAM.
5. DEMONSTRATED ABILITY TO CREATE AND SUPPORT COMMUNITY AMONGST STUDENTS IN THE PROGRAM.
6. RECOMMENDATION FROM PRACTICUM OR FIELD SUPERVISOR.

THERE IS NO APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE COWICHAN TRADING COMPANY AWARD. THE RECIPIENT WILL BE CHOSEN BY A PANEL COMPOSED OF STAFF AND FACULTY WHO WORK CLOSELY WITH STUDENTS WHO MAY BE RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARD. THE PANEL WILL SEEK THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE FIELD SUPERVISOR.

The award is administered through the Camosun College Foundation and First Nations Education and Services Department.


The Allen and Loreen Vandekerkhove Family Foundation Bursary for First Nations Health and Human Services Students

established in September 2004. The purpose of the Bursary is to assist and support First Nations students who are enrolled in or entering Health and Human Services programs. Priority will be given to those students who have applied for and are qualified for programs covered under the First Nations Limited Priority Admissions process. Students in other Health and Humans Services programs may also apply for this Award.

Applicants must include a self-written letter describing their education and employment goals, and how they plan to use their education to benefit other people. Applicants must also include a reference letter from their community or from an educator attesting to their aptitude for working in a health and human services field.

The Award is jointly administered through the Camosun College Foundation and the First Nations Education and Services office. Recipients must be attending or accepted to a Health and Human Services program at Camosun College.

Deadline is August 21.

Criteria
1. Applicants must demonstrate First Nations ancestry.
2. Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory educational achievement and provide proof of current registration in or acceptance to a Health and Human Services program at Camosun College.
3. Applicants must include a letter which describes their education and employment goals, and how they plan to use their education to benefit other people.
4. Applicants must include a letter of recommendation from their community, or from an educator, attesting to their aptitude to work in a health and human services field.
5. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
6. Only complete applications will be considered.

If you have questions about the award or how to apply for it please contact the First Nations Education and Services office at (250) 370-3299.

The Allen and Loreen Vandekerkhove Family Foundation Bursary for First Nations Health and Human Services Students will be awarded annually in amounts of not less than $750. The first bursaries will be given out after September 2005.


The Songhees Nation/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award

was made on the occasion of the ceremonial signing of the Affiliation Agreement, June 21, 2005.

The purpose of the award is to encourage Songhees students who are working towards strong achievement in their studies, and to consider their future contributions to their community.

Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony at which the Songhees Nation/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award will be presented.

Deadline is April 21.

Criteria
1. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time Camosun College; and
2. Applications must be funded by the Songhees Nation; and
3. Applicants must have a satisfactory record of achievement in the past academic year; and
4. Applicants must provide permission for the First Nations Education and Services office to check their Fall and Winter semester grades; and
5. Applicants must write a letter that describes their educational goals, and considers how their education might benefit their community; and
6. Applicants must include a letter of reference from a community member (non-family) or a teacher; and
7. Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony at which the Songhees Nation/Camosun College Affiliation Award will be presented; and
8. Only complete applications will be considered.


The Eulau Howard Memorial Award for Camosun College First Nations Students

was established by Mr. Art Howard in memory of his wife Eulau to encourage First Nations students studying at Camosun College. Mr. Howard wanted recipients of this award to be community-minded individuals who are pursuing education that will result in a career. Applicants' community service and financial need will be given serious consideration.
The award is administered through the Camosun College First Nations Education and Services office. Recipients are expected to attend a ceremony to receive their awards.

Deadline is January 21

Criteria
1. Applicants must be of First Nations ancestry and must be enrolled as full-time students at Camosun College.
2. Applicants must have a satisfactory record of achievement at Camosun College and include a record of marks and proof of current registration in their application.
3. Applicants must include a self-written letter outlining educational goals, employment aspirations, and community involvement and service.
4. Applications must include a letter of recommendation from a First Nations organization, teacher, or community group that attests to and gives examples of the applicant's commitment to community work.
5. Only complete applications will be considered.

The Eulau Howard Memorial Award is awarded annually in amounts of not less than $400 each.


The Victoria Native Friendship Centre/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award

was made on the occasion of the ceremonial signing of the Affiliation Agreement, November 14, 2005.

The purpose of the award is to encourage students who are funded by the Victoria Native Friendship Centre to work towards strong achievement in their studies, and to consider their future contributions to their community.

Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony at which the Victoria Native Friendship Centre/Camosun College Affiliation Agreement Award will be presented.

Deadline is April 21.

Criteria
1. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time Camosun College students; and
2. Applications must be funded by the Victoria Native Friendship Centre; and
3. Applicants must have a satisfactory record of achievement in the past academic year; and
4. Applicants must provide permission for the First Nations Education and Services office to check their Fall and Winter semester grades; and
5. Applicants must write a letter that describes their educational goals, and considers how their education might benefit their community; and
6. Applicants must include a letter of reference from a community member (non-family) or a teacher; and
7. Recipients are expected to attend the college awards ceremony at which the Victoria Native Friendship Centre/Camosun College Affiliation Award will be presented; and
8. Only complete applications will be considered.


The Winona Wood Award for First Nations Women

was established in 1993 by Miss Winona Wood. Miss Wood has been a supporter of women's rights since the 1930's. The purpose of the award is to assist and encourage First Nations women who are seeking education or training that will lead to employment or self-employment. Miss Wood wished to support First Nations women who are in need and whose career plans include helping and working with others.

Deadline is January 21.

The award was originally called "CENANELEN," which is translated to "it is helper, it is support" in SENCOTEN, the language of the WSANEC, one of the traditional peoples of the Camosun College region. In 2004 the award was renamed for its benefactor.

The award is administered through the Camosun College First Nations Education and Services office. Recipients must be students at Camosun College and are expected to attend an awards ceremony.

Criteria
1. Applicants must demonstrate financial need
2. Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory educational achievement and provide proof of current registration at Camosun College.
3. Applicants must include a letter which states the applicant's plans after completion of studies.
4. Applicants must include a letter of recommendation from a First Nations organization or an educational institution.
Only complete applications will be considered.

The Winona Wood Award is provided annually in amounts of not less than $500 each.

Please send or drop off completed applications to:
First Nations Education and Services,
Ewing Building, Room 272
Camosun College,
3100 Foul Bay Road,
Victoria, BC V8P 5J2

Phone (250) 370-3299
Fax (250) 370-3291

Confederation College

Confederation College:

Fort William First Nation Student Excellence Award

Metis Nation of Ontario Scholarship

Ontario Power Generation/Negahneewin Incentive Award

Thunder Bay Children's Services Foundation Award

Mae Katt "Premier's Award" Bursary

Medical Services Branch, Ontario Region Health Canada Award

Oshki Anishnawbeg Student Association "Giinisidynago" Award

Bristol Aerospace Ltd. Scholarship

Ontario Power Generation Award


Information:
Diane Boyer
Student Finance
Phone: (807) 475-6185
Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca


Fort William First Nation Student Excellence Award

Value: Two at $400

Awarded to students from the Fort William First Nation in any college program on the basis of merit, grade point average of 3.00 or greater, involvement in college and or community and financial need. A brief essay is required describing college/community involvement and career goals.

Selected in consultation with Aboriginal Support Services and the Education Officer of Fort William First Nation. (Attach essay)


Métis Nation of Ontario Scholarship

Value: To be determined annually

Awarded to students from any program who are members of the Metis community in Ontario; have at least one grandparent who is or was an Aboriginal person and not registered as an Indian under the Indian Act, or as an Inuk on an Inuit Registry, or members of the Ontario Metis and Aboriginal Association on the basis of financial need. (A separate application available through the Student Finance Office is required)


Ontario Power Generation/Negahneewin Incentive Award

Value: Five at $1000

Awarded to students of aboriginal ancestry on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in internal and extra-curricular activities. Students must be in Aboriginal Transition, Engineering Technology or related technical programs, Business Administration or related management programs. (A separate application form available through the Student Finance Office is required)


Thunder Bay Children's Services Foundation Award

Value: Two at $350

Awarded to first year students from either Social Service Worker, Child and Youth Worker or Office Administration General programs on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. One bursary will be awarded to a student of Aboriginal ancestry. (Attach proof of ancestry i.e. status card)


Mae Katt "Premier's Award" Bursary

Value: One at $500

Awarded to a Nursing student on the basis of financial need. Student must be of aboriginal ancestry. (Attach proof of ancestry i.e. status card)


Medical Services Branch, Ontario Region Health Canada Award

Value: To be determined yearly

Awarded to First Nations' Nursing, Practical Nursing or Medical Radiation Technology students on the basis of financial need. (Attach proof of First Nations' status i.e. status card)


Oshki Anishnawbeg Student Association "Giinisidynago" Award

Value: Three at $100

Awarded to aboriginal students who exhibit a positive role model for other aboriginal students, show a keen interest and involvement in college activities and a grade point average of 2.75 or greater.


Awards that are not specific to Aboriginal but are for equity groups which include women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minority. These awards are not open to application, but are chosen by consultation with faculty.

Bristol Aerospace Ltd. Scholarship

Value One at $400

Awarded to a member of an employment equity group (women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minority) who is a third year Aviation Manufacturing Engineering Technology student on the basis of academic merit, leadership qualities and faculty recommendation.


Ontario Power Generation Award

Value: One at $1000

Awarded to a member of an employment equity group (women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minority) who has completed one year of Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Technician or a Technology program on the basis of academic achievement (minimum B average);strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated leadership ability; involvement in extra-curricular activities; will not be receiving more than one award of equal or greater value in his/her second year; legally eligible to work in Canada upon completion of his/her program. Selected in consultation with program faculty.

Information:
Diane Boyer
Student Finance
Phone: (807) 475-6185
Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Metis Nation of Ontario Scholarship Value: To be determined annually Awarded to students from any program who are members of the Metis community in Ontario; have at least one grandparent who is or was an Aboriginal person and not registered as an Indian under the Indian Act, or as an Inuk on an Inuit Registry, or members of the Ontario Metis and Aboriginal Association on the basis of financial need. (A separate application available through the Student Finance Office is required) Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Ontario Power Generation/Negahneewin Incentive Award Value: Five at $1000 Awarded to students of aboriginal ancestry on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in internal and extra-curricular activities. Students must be in Aboriginal Transition, Engineering Technology or related technical programs, Business Administration or related management programs. ( A separate application form available through the Student Finance Office is required) Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Thunder Bay Children's Services Foundation Award Value: Two at $350 Awarded to first year students from either Social Service Worker, Child and Youth Worker or Office Administration General programs on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. One bursary will be awarded to a student of aboriginal ancestry. (Attach proof of ancestry i.e. status card) Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Mae Katt "Premier's Award" Bursary Value: One at $500 Awarded to a Nursing student on the basis of financial need. Student must be of aboriginal ancestry. (Attach proof of ancestry i.e. status card) Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Medical Services Branch, Ontario Region Health Canada Award Value: To be determined yearly Awarded to First Nations' Nursing, Practical Nursing or Medical Radiation Technology students on the basis of financial need. (Attach proof of First Nations' status i.e. status card) Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Oshki Anishnawbeg Student Association "Giinisidynago" Award Value: Three at $100 Awarded to aboriginal students who exhibit a positive role model for other aboriginal students, show a keen interest and involvement in college activities and a grade point average of 2.75 or greater. Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Awards that are not specific to aboriginal but are for equity groups which include women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minority. These awards are not open to application, but are chosen by consultation with faculty. Bristol Aerospace Ltd. Scholarship Value One at $400 Awarded to a member of an employment equity group (women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minority) who is a third year Aviation Manufacturing Engineering Technology student on the basis of academic merit, leadership qualities and faculty recommendation. Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP Ontario Power Generation Award Value: One at $1000 Awarded to a member of an employment equity group (women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minority) who has completed one year of Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Technician or a Technology program on the basis of academic achievement (minimum B average);strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated leadership ability; involvement in extra-curricular activities; will not be receiving more than one award of equal or greater value in his/her second year; legally eligible to work in Canada upon completion of his/her program. Selected in consultation with program faculty. Information: Diane Boyer Student Finance Phone: (807) 475-6185 Email: dboyer@confederationc.on.ca BACKTOP">dboyer@confederationc.on.ca

 

First Nations University of Canada

First Nations University of Canada students are eligible for all awards offered by the First Nations University of Canada and the University of Regina.

Application forms for First Nations University of Canada awards are available from the First Nations University of Canada Student Success Services. General inquiries should be directed to:

First Nations University of Canada Scholarship Committee
1 First Nations Way
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 7K2

Phone: 306 790-5950, ext. 3100
Fax: 306 790-5996

Web site: www.firstnationsuniversity.ca

 


 

Henry Baker Scholarships - City of Regina

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, 14 th Floor
P. O. Box 1790
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C8


Albert Bellegarde Memorial Scholarship

Ayahkamimakan Pimatisiwin (Life Continues) Bursary

Bobby Bird Memorial Scholarship

CIC Aboriginal Bursary

Cree Language Incentive Award

Dr. Margaret P. Hess Award              
                                                                     
Gary Bosgoed Scholarship for Aboriginals in Engineering                                     

Dr. Oliver Brass Graduate Studies Award

Drs. Lewis and Elisabeth Brandt Scholarship

First Nations University of Canada Board of Governors
Graduate Entrance Scholarship

First Nations University of Canada (Molson) Entrance Scholarship

Grain Services Union Bursary

Hudson's Bay Company Student Achievement Award for Excellence

Indian Artist Award

Information Systems Management (ISM) Scholarship

Jack Adelman Scholarship

Jean Shoebridge Memorial Book Prize

John B. Tootoosis Scholarship

Library Book Award

Many Nations/Maritime Life Assurance Award

Margaret & Clare Sherrard Friendship Scholarship

Mary Ahenakew Memorial Scholarship Award

Meyers Norris Penny LLP Scholarship

Public History Award

Saskatchewan Health Bursary Program

SaskEnergy Scholarship

Sasktel Scholarship                                                                                                   

SGI Stan Hamilton Scholarship

Sharon Carrier Convocation Award

Solomon Mosquito Scholarship in English

Talisman Energy Aboriginal Award

TD Bursary Program

Wendy Swenson Memorial Scholarship

Weyerhaeuser Community Education Award  

Xerox Aboriginal Scholarship Program

 

First Nations University of Canada students are eligible for all awards offered by the First Nations University of Canada and the University of Regina.

Application forms for First Nations University of Canada awards are available from the First Nations University of Canada Student Success Services. General inquiries should be directed to:

First Nations University of Canada Scholarship Committee
1 First Nations Way
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 7K2

Phone: 306 790-5950, extension 3100
Fax: 306 790-5996
Web site: www.firstnationsuniversity.ca

Grant MacEwan University

Grant McEwan University

Grant MacEwan
University Foundation

Robert C. Carson Memorial Bursary

Sylvia Schulze Memorial Bursary for Alex Taylor School

Alberta Indian Arts and Craft Society Scholarship

Alberta Health Careers Bursary

Aboriginal Leadership Development Awards

Canative Housing Corp. Award

CFCW Ltd. Scholarships

92.5 CKNG FM Scholarship

Claudette Rendall Award

CN Bursary

Dreamcatcher Scholarship

Eagle Feather Award

Oldies 1260 CFRN/CFRB-The Bear Scholarship

Robert Markle Scholarship

Social Services Bursary Program

 

Information:
Student Awards Office
Student Advising Centre
Room 7-112A City Centre Campus
Grant MacEwan University
P.O.Box 1796
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2P2
Phone: (780) 497-5063


Grant MacEwan University Foundation - Alberta

Deadline for application June 15 for following academic year

Aboriginal business Leadership Award

Value: Four (4) awards of $1,500 each

Value: Two scholarships of $1,000.

This scholarship is awarded to a promising young Alberta Indian artist who has shown excellence or creativity in his or her work.

Eligibility: Applicants may submit one to five slides of different works (any medium). Submissions should be accompanied by a resume.

Deadline: January 21


Alberta Health Careers Bursary - Grant MacEwan University

Value: Twenty scholarships totalling $12,000.

Eligibility: Applicants must: be Indian (Status or Non-Status),Inuit or Metis; have resided in Alberta for the last three years; have completed at least one year of post-secondary study in a health care field; demonstrate financial need;and have maintained full-time enrollment (60%of a full course load)and passing marks in all courses in their previous year of study.

Deadline: May 15


Aboriginal Leadership Development Awards - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One award of $1,500.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Aboriginal students attending a public post-secondary institution, and be enrolled in a program leading to a certificate, diploma or degree in a business or commerce program. First priority is given to self-employed Aboriginal students, second priority to mature Aboriginal students, and third priority to Aboriginal students attending a post-secondary institution.

Deadline: June 15


Canative Housing Corp. Award - Grant MacEwan University

Value: Various awards of up to $2,500.

Eligibility: Awarded to students of Métis ancestry who attend Grant MacEwan Community College. Students must display an above-average academic standing and present financial need. The Student Resource Centre recommends students to
the Canative Housing Corporation Board. Board members choose the most appropriate recipients.

Deadline: September 20


CFCW Ltd. Scholarships - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One scholarship of $1,000.

Eligibility: Awarded to a Native Communications student who achieves the highest percentage in NC213.3 (Journalism).

Information:
No application required. Recipient is chosen by the Native Communications Program.


92.5 CKNG FM Scholarship - Grant MacEwan University

Value: Four scholarships of $500.

Eligibility: Awarded to Native Communications students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.

Information:
No application required. Recipients are chosen by the Native Communications Program.


Claudette Rendall Award - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One award of $75.

Eligibility: Awarded to one student registered in the Ben Calf Robe Program who: displays dedication to his or her studies; shows enthusiasm for learning; perseveres in math; is a positive role model for other students; completes assignments in a timely fashion; displays practical application of math in daily life; and demonstrates good attendance and punctuality.

Information:
No application required.The recipient is chosen by instructors.


CN Bursary - Grant MacEwan University

Value:Two scholarships of $500.

Eligibility: Awarded to Aboriginal women in a business-related discipline. Students in the Business Division must apply. First priority is given to students in the Management Studies or Bachelor of Commerce programs.


Dreamcatcher Scholarship - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One scholarship of $300.

Eligibility: Awarded to an Aboriginal student in the Child and Youth Care Program who has persevered in pursuing his or her educational dream,and who has inspired others to pursue their dreams.

Information:
No application required. Recipient is chosen by the Child and Youth Care Program.


Eagle Feather Award - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One scholarship of $200.

Eligibility: Awarded annually to a Native Communications student who: is hardworking, has good communications skills and attendance, and participates in college life; shows humility, respect, kindness, and honesty, and who shares and provides inspiration in his or her dealings with others; and is a good role model committed to the betterment of Aboriginal life.

Information:
No application required. Recipient is chosen by the Native Communications students in he fall trimester.


Oldies 1260 CFRN/CFRB-The Bear Scholarship - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One scholarship of $550.

Eligibility: Awarded to a Native music student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement in comparison with other Native students.

Information:
No application required. Recipient is chosen by the Music Program.


Robert Markle Scholarship - Grant MacEwan University

Value: One scholarship of $1,200

Eligibility: Awarded annually to a First Nation student in the first or later year of a visual arts program at a post- secondary institution.

Deadline: December 31

 


Social Services Bursary Program - Grant MacEwan University

Value: Varies

Eligibility: Métis or Non-Status Indians who have been Alberta residents for at least three years before applying; enrolled in a recognized post-secondary
educational institution and studying in a social services discipline; and provide proof of enrollment and confirmation of a full course workload.

Deadline: Applications are accepted from January 1 to April 30.

Information:
Student Awards Office
Student Advising Centre
Room 7-112A City Centre Campus
Grant MacEwan University
P.O.Box 1796
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2P2
Phone: (780) 497-5063

Lakehead University

Lakehead University:

Ron Duhamel Award

Dr. Heriette Seyfert Prize

Joseph W. Auger Award

Thunder Bay Children's Services Foundation Bursaries

Bridget Veronica Morton Memorial Bursaries

The Hamlin Family Award

Ontario Hydro Native Awards

Placer Dome Native Award

Shell Canada Limited Native Entrance Award

Minhal Holding Ltd. Award

Information:
Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Officer
Financial Aid Office
955 Oliver Road
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1
Phone: (807) 343-8923
Fax: (807) 346-7760


Ron Duhamel Award - Lakehead University

Awarded to the highest ranking Native student entering the second year of the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Native Education) at Lakehead University.

One award of $100

Eligibility: Native student entering the second year of Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Native Education).

Duration: Annual

Deadline: Recommended by School of Education.


Thunder Bay Children's Services Foundation Bursaries - Lakehead University

To a social work student of Native ancestry. A second bursary is also available to a first-year social work student.

Amount: Two bursaries of $350 each

Eligibility: Student of Native ancestry including Métis and Non-Status Indian. (The second bursary is open to all first-year social work students.)

Duration: Annual

Deadline: November 17 of each year


Bridget Veronica Morton Memorial Bursaries - Lakehead University

Award for a Native undergraduate student.

Amount: Four awards of $500

Eligibility: Must be of Native Canadian heritage.
Must be an undergraduate student at Lakehead University.
Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: November 17 each year


The Hamlin Family Lakehead University 30th Anniversary Award - Lakehead University

An incentive award to a Native Access Program for Engineering (NAPE) student on
completion of the NAPE program.

Amount: $600

Eligibility: Academic improvement. Attendance. Commitment to the NAPE program and full-time registration in the first year of the Engineering Technology program.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: Awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering by the staff of the Native Access Program for Engineering.


Minhal Holding Limited - Native Access Program for Engineering - Lakehead University

An incentive award to an NAPE student on completion of the NAPE program.

Amount: $600

Eligibility: Academic improvement. Attendance.
Commitment to the NAPE program and full-time registration in the first year of the Engineering Technology program.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: Awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering by the staff of the Native Access Program for Engineering.


Shell Canada Limited Native Entrance Award - Lakehead University

Awarded to a Native student entering Lakehead University.

Amount: One award of $800.

Eligibility: Native ancestry. High academic standing. Community involvement.
Participation in student affairs. Financial need.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: April 15 of each year.


Placer Dome Native Award - Lakehead University

To a Native student entering either education, nursing or social work.

Amount: $4,000 over a four-year period, or one award of $1,000 per year.

Eligibility: Native student from the Shibogama or Windigo Band.
Enrolled at Lakehead University in:
. Education
. Nursing
. Social work.
Academic performance.

Duration: Four years based on performance.

Deadline: April 15 of each year.


Ontario Hydro Native Awards - Lakehead University

To first-year or continuing Native students in selected programs.

Amount: Five awards of $15,000 each

Eligibility: Native student enrolled full-time in one of the following programs:
. All science programs
. Arts program with geography and economics majors
. Business administration
. Commerce
. Engineering
. Forestry.
Academic performance.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: April 15 each year


Dr. Heriette Seyfert Memorial Prize in Native Language - Lakehead University

Awarded to the student whose average mark computed on all Native language courses is highest for the year.

One award of $100

Eligibility: Completion of at least three full course equivalents in Native language studies at Lakehead University. Academic performance.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: No application. Candidate recommended by the Native language instructors.


Joseph W. Auger Memorial Award - Lakehead University

Awarded in the second term to Native students in the second, third or fourth year at Lakehead University.

One award of $200.

Eligibility: Student of North American Native ancestry on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and financial need.

Duration: Annual

Information:
Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Officer
Financial Aid Office
955 Oliver Road
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1
Phone: (807) 343-8923
Fax: (807) 346-7760

Nipissing University

Nipissing University:

Phyllis Kathleen Hart Memorial Bursaries

Nipissing University Arts and Science Aboriginal Award

Alan J. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Nipissing University Faculty of Education Aboriginal Award

Information Contact:
Jennifer Mercer
Student Awards Coordinator
Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Phone: (705) 474-3450 ext. 4311
Fax: (705) 474-5295
Email: jennm@nipissingu.ca
Internet: www.nipissingu.ca


Phyllis Kathleen Hart Memorial Bursaries - Nipissing University

Value: Variable ($500 minimum)

Application required: Yes

Type: Bursary

Awarded on the basis of financial need to Aboriginal Nipissing University students. Complete a Nipissing University Application for Student Awards available from the Financial Aid Office.

Deadline: October 15


Nipissing University Arts and Science Aboriginal Award - Nipissing University

Value: $500

Application required: Yes

Type: Award
Presented annually to a second year full-time Aboriginal student enrolled in an Arts and Science degree program who has a minimum overall average of 75% and demonstrates financial need. Apply on the Nipissing University Application for Student Awards available from the Financial Aid Office.

Deadline: October 15


Alan J. Johnson Memorial Scholarship - Nipissing University

Value: $150

Application required: Yes

Type: Scholarship

Awarded to the applicant of Native Canadian Ancestry enrolled in the full-time Bachelor of Education Program with the highest prerequisite qualifications. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office.

Deadline: October 15


Nipissing University Faculty of Education Aboriginal Award - Nipissing University

Value: $500

Application required: Yes

Type: Award

Presented annually to a full-time Aboriginal student enrolled in the Faculty of Education who has a minimum admission average of 75% and demonstrates financial need. Apply on the Nipissing University Student Bursary application available from the Financial Aid Office.

Deadline: October 15

Information Contact:
Jennifer Mercer
Student Awards Coordinator
Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Phone: (705) 474-3450 ext. 4311
Fax: (705) 474-5295
Email: jennm@nipissingu.ca
Internet: www.nipissingu.ca

Portage College

Portage College :

Awards Available to Students Registered in Academic Upgrading

This is a list of awards, scholarships and bursaries available to students registered in academic upgrading programs at Portage College. Please refer to the specific criteria in order to determine your eligibility based on program requirements or other specific terms and conditions.

NAME OF AWARD
Academic/Athletic Award

Academic Preparation Program Wellness Award

Adult High School Equivalence Scholarship

Brandon Swan Memorial Bursary

Debhra Dennison Memorial Award

Emergent Need Bursary

Female Athlete of the Year Award

Fred & Vera Saunders Dedication to Education Award

Jimmie Condon Athletic Awards for Volleyball

Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership

Learning Assistance Centre Bursary

Len Calliou Memorial Award

Male Athlete of the Year Award

Northlands Park Achievement Award

Opening Doors Entrance Bursary

Outstanding Student Award

Partnership Awards Program

Pow Wow Association Award

Quality of Life Award

Reading Participation Award

TransCanada Bursary

Transition to Training Bursary

Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships  Cross-Country Running

Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships  Cross-Country Skiing

Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships  Curling

Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships  Golf

For information:
Portage College
Lac La Biche: (780) 623-5580
Cold Lake: (780) 594-3255
St. Paul: (780) 645-6214

Web: www.portage.ab.ca


Academic Preparation Program Wellness Award

Value: $150
Number Awarded: 1 per year
Criteria:
· Must be enrolled in the Academic Preparation program
· Maintain acceptable progress (passing all courses) and attendance
· Shows preparedness for class, willingness to help others, goal setting and a positive attitude towards
school and others
· Maintains and strives for personal wellness
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Selected by Program Staff


Adult High School Equivalence Scholarship

Value: $500
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in an Academic Upgrading program
· Must be out of high school for a minimum of 3 years prior to commencement of upgrading
· Achieve a minimum average of 80% in courses required for entry into a post-secondary program
Deadline: September 1st
Application: Nominated by Program Coordinator

Alberta Pacific Native Cultural Arts Award

Value: $100
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Demonstrate financial need
· Progress from the Native Cultural Arts Worker Instructor program to the Native Artisans program or
from the Native Artisans program to the Native Cultural Arts Worker Instructor program
· Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills and commitment to assisting other students or
student organizations
· Must confirm registration in the fall
Deadline: Must be progressing to Native Artisans or vice-versa and must confirm enrolment before
bursary is released.
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Board of Governors Entrance Scholarship

Value: $800
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Register for the first time in a career training program at Portage College
· Must be an Alberta resident for 1 complete year
· Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with an overall average of 75% or better in three 30
level core subjects
· Copy of transcript
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Brandon Swan Memorial Bursary

Value: $125
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Available to an Aboriginal male at least 18 years of age
· Enrolled in the Academic Upgrading 200 Level program
· Must maintain an 'A' grading and be accessing services from the Learning Assistance Centre
· Must demonstrate financial need
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Career & Technology Strand Entrance Bursary

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 7
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a career training program
· Demonstrate financial need
· Must have successfully completed CTS courses related to career training/career goal
· Provide most recent high school transcript identifying the CTS course
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Distance Education Bursary

Value: $250
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Must be a full-time student currently enrolled in a career program taking a distance education course
over and above full-time courses
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Alberta resident
· Must maintain satisfactory progress
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre
Emergent Need Bursary

Value: $200
Number Awarded: 20 available for students in Academic Upgrading
10 available for students in Career programs
Bursaries given out monthly throughout the year as required
Criteria:
· Enrolled in a program full-time
· Must be an Alberta resident
· One time financial shortfall situation
· Award is deemed to make a difference in whether a student is able to remain in full-time studies
· Submit budget detailing the current financial situation including an explanation of resolving the situation
for the remainder of the year
· Only 1 award to be given per household
Deadline: Continuous acceptance of applications throughout the academic year
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


First Year Career Bursary

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 9
Criteria:
· Must be a first year career program student registering in a second year of studies or related studies
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Maintain satisfactory progress and attendance while in training
· Written essay describing career plans upon graduation
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Forest technician Alumni Entrance Award

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in the Forest Technician program
· Meet all entrance requirements for the program
· Satisfactory attendance and progress
· Have taken Forestry CTS courses in high school
· Attach highschool transcripts
Deadline: October 30th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Forestry Fellowship Award

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Currently enrolled full-time or a past graduate of the Forest Technician program
· Provide proof of registration into a recognized and approved forestry school or program
Deadline: October 30th
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Fred & Vera Saunders Dedication to Education Award

Value: $500
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in any Portage College program
· Having to travel at least 60 km per day to attend classes
· Satisfactory attendance and progress
· Financial need verified by application and budget submission
· Must provide documentation on sponsorship and or income
Deadline: January 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Governor General's Collegiate Bronze Medal

Value: Bronze Medallion
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Successful completion of a 2 year diploma program
· Obtain the highest academic standing in a post-secondary diploma program
· Obtain an average of 80% or better
Deadline: May 15th
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Helping Hand Bursary (For Post-Secondary Students)

Value: $200 for single student/married no children
$400 for single parent/married with children
Number Awarded: varies per semester
Criteria:
· Must be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary career program
· Demonstrate financial need
· Have acceptable progress and attendance
Deadline: November 15th and March 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


IKON Award

Value: $400
Number Awarded: 4
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a 1st or 2nd year of a career program
· Must be an Alberta resident
· Must have outstanding academic achievement
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Jason Lang Scholarship

Value: $1,000
Number Awarded: varies
Criteria:
· Must be an Alberta resident
· Must have completed 1 year of an undergraduate post-secondary program in Alberta that is at least 2
years in length
· Average of marks obtained in the first year of study must be equivalent to at least 80%
· The student must have been enrolled in at least 80% of a full course load based on the institution's
requirement
· Students can take this award to another institution in Alberta but they cannot take it outside Alberta
· Students cannot receive both the Jason Lang Scholarship and the Louise McKinney Scholarship
Deadline: Ongoing


Jimmie Condon Athletic Award ( for Volleyball)

Value: $1,800
Number Awarded: 24 (12 for men and 12 for women)
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a career program
· Must be an Alberta resident
· Is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
· Maintain an average of 65%
· Must be a member of the Voyageurs volleyball team
· Maintains or has maintained a practice and training program acceptable to the coach
· Has fulfilled obligations to his/her respective team
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Apply to the Portage College Recreation Department


Lac La Biche Bicentennial Bursary

Value: $800
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a career training program
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Must be an Alberta resident
· Write an essay or do an oral presentation on the influence the community of Lac La Biche has had on
your chosen profession and the benefits the community will have upon completion of studies
· Must be educated for at least 7 years in the Lac La Biche public school system
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Lakeland Regional Health Authority Aboriginal Practical Nursing Award of Excellence

Value: $1,150
Number Awarded: 2 for September 2002 and 2 for September 2003 ONLY
Criteria:
· Must be registered in the Licensed Practical Nursing program at Portage College
· Must be of Aboriginal descent
· Must demonstrate academic success near or at graduation (passing all courses)
· Must show a caring and positive attitude and a desire to work for the Lakeland Regional Health
Authority
· Must provide resume and a reference letter from Clinical Nursing Instructor and/or previous employers
Deadline: August 30th
Application: Clinical nursing instructor shall nominate candidate/jointly select recipients with Lakeland Regional Health Authority representative


Laurence Decore Award for Student leadership

Value: $500
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Enrolled in a minimum of 3 full-time courses at a designated post-secondary institution in Alberta
· Must be an Alberta resident
· Applicant must display a notable level of commitment in one of the following areas:
- student government
- student societies, clubs or organizations
- non-profit community organizations
Deadline: March 1st
Application: Must be nominated by their peers and then recommended by their institution's Selection
Committee


Learning Assistance Centre Bursary

Value: $500
Number Awarded: 4 (2 for students in Academic Upgrading and
2 for students in Career programs)
Criteria:
· Enrolled for the first time, or after a 3 year absence from a program at Portage College
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Must be an Alberta resident for 1 complete year
· Must be diagnosed with a learning disability
· Provide proof of diagnosis
· Written essay or oral presentation describing the difficulties encountered prior to diagnosis and your
plan for the future
Deadline: December 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Len Calliou Memorial Award

Value: $200
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Enrolled in the Class I Truck Transport Training program
· Must be a registered member of a Metis Settlement
· Have demonstrated excellence in the practical skills component of the program
OR should no one qualify under the Class I Transport Training Program by May 1st, the award may be awarded to:
· someone currently enrolled in Academic Upgrading, planning to register in a career program in the
following academic year, at Portage College
· someone who has demonstrated personal growth, strong work ethic, excellent attendance, good progress
and developed positive relationships with fellow students and College staff
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator
Louise McKinney Scholarship

Value: $2,500
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Must be a full-time student in a post-secondary program
· Must be an Alberta resident for 1 complete year
· Enrol in a second or subsequent year of full-time studies of at least one semester in length
· Obtain the highest academic average
· Louise McKinney Scholarships are reserved for the top 2% of students entering their second or
subsequent years of a full-time program
Deadline: May 31st
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Myrna G. Fox Human Services Scholarship

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Enrolled and graduating from a Human Services Diploma program
· Must be pursuing his/her post-secondary education, with preference given to University studies
· Must have a minimum of 80% final average in the second year of the diploma program
· Proof of registration in further studies
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Northlands Park Achievement Award

Value: $150
Number Awarded: 5 (varies)
Criteria:
· Enrolled in a program full-time
· Progress from academic upgrading or a career program to further post-secondary studies
· Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills and career goal accomplishments
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Opening Doors Entrance Bursary
(for Community Campus Academic Upgrading students)
Value: $250
Number Awarded: varies
Criteria:
· Enrolled for the first time in an Academic Upgrading program at a Portage College community campus
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Maintain satisfactory progress and attendance while in training
· Be out of the secondary school system for 3 complete years or more
· Have a sporadic employment history
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre

Outstanding Student Award

Value: Plaque
Number Awarded: One per program
Criteria:
· Obtain highest academic achievement while attending full-time studies in a program at Portage College
Deadline: 2 weeks prior to graduation
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Partnership Awards Program
(Portage College Student Association, Campus Recreation, Northern Alberta Development Council)

Value: $1,000
Number Awarded: 3
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a program leading to a certificate or diploma upon completion
· Must be from a northeastern Alberta community with intentions to commit to future employment in
northern Alberta after graduation
· Must be involved with the College in one of the following areas:
a) Academic and athletic excellence and participate in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference sports
b) Academic excellence and contribute to and participate in campus life activities
c) Academic excellence and contribute to and participate in student government
Deadline: December 1st
Application: Written nomination from staff or students, submitted to the Portage College Athletic Director


Pepsi-Cola Scholarship

Value: $225
Number Awarded: 22
Criteria:
· Must have the highest academic achievement in their program upon completion
· Enrolled full-time as a student in a Career program
· Must have satisfactory attendance and progress
Deadline: 2 weeks prior to graduation
Application: Must be nominated by Program Coordinator

Portage College Board of Governors Bursary

Value: $250
Number Awarded: 15 (6 for single students; 9 for families
NOTE: out of the 15 bursaries, 2 are made available to students at the St. Paul campus)
Criteria:
· Must demonstrate financial need
· Must be a full-time student
· Must be enrolled in a career program
· Must be an Alberta resident for one full year
· Must have satisfactory attendance and progress
· Must provide documentation on sponsorship and/or income
Deadline: March 1, 2003
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Portage College Entrance Scholarships

Value: $500
Number Awarded: 30
Criteria:
· For high school students entering directly into a Portage College post-secondary program
· Must be a full-time student
· Must be coming to school same year as completing high school (with a January or June graduation),
with no other post-secondary or upgrading in between
Deadline: First 30 qualified and accepted into a career program will receive the scholarship after
demonstrating acceptable progress and attendance in the first portion of their program
Application: No application necessary. Award recipients will be selected, and scholarships will be disbursed,
after December 1st by the Awards Office


Pow Wow Association Award

Value: $150
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Must be a resident of Lac La Biche for the past 3 complete years
· Must maintain progress and attendance while registered in a full-time program at the main campus
· Provide most recent progress report
· Must be recognized for the valuable contribution and dedication to bettering the lives of students at the
College or the community of Lac La Biche
· Written verification/reference of volunteer contribution from a non-profit society Board Chairman or
Director of a community organization or club
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Practicum Bursary

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 20
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a career program which includes a field placement component
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Must maintain satisfactory progress and attendance while in training
· Must provide an additional monthly budget breakdown documenting the exceptional expenses to be
incurred while on field placement
Deadline: October 1st, December 1st, February 1st, April 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Presidents Entrance Scholarship

Value: $1000
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Must be an Alberta resident for 1 complete year
· Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with an overall average of 75% or better in 3 core
subjects taken in Grade 10 through 12
· Register for the first time in a career training program
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Quality of Life Award

Value: $150
Number Awarded: 5
Criteria:
· Significantly enhance the quality of fellow student lives during the past academic year
· Registered in full-time studies
Deadline: May 1st
Application: May be nominated by the Program Coordinator, Housing Manager, Campus Life or Student Association Members


Ray Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Value: $200
Number Awarded: 1
Criteria:
· Must be enrolled in 1 of the Cooking programs
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Must maintain satisfactory academic performance
· Provide progress report
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Reading Participation Award

Value: Certificate; Dictionary; Photograph displayed in College library
Number Awarded: varies
Criteria:
· Display the most improved reading ability (can include quantity of books or items or movement to a
higher reading level)
Deadline: None
Application: Must attend an interview with Portage College Library Awards Panel


Transcanada Bursary

Value: $500
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program or a program leading to post-secondary studies
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Must be an Alberta resident for 1 complete year
· Must be of Aboriginal ancestry
· Possess promising academic qualifications
To be eligible for matching funds through Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC):
· Enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program leading to a certificate or diploma upon completion
· Must be an Alberta resident for the past 3 years
· Must be from a northern Alberta community with intentions to commit to future employment in northern
Alberta after graduation
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Transition to Training Bursary

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 6 available for community campus students
8 available for main campus students
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in an Academic Upgrading program and will be registering into a career program
· Demonstrate a financial need
· Alberta resident
· Must achieve a high academic standing and maintain satisfactory attendance while in training
· Show proof of registration into a career training program at Portage College
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre


Xerox Award

Value: $150
Number Awarded: 2
Criteria:
· Enrolled full-time in the Office Administration program
· Must have high level of academic achievement in document formatting and
keyboarding skills
Deadline: May 1st
Application: Nominated by the Program Coordinator


Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships - Cross-Country Running

Value: $300
Number Awarded: 4
Criteria:
· Enrolled for the first time as a full-time student at Portage College
· Must participate in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference sports
· Must be a member of the Portage College Voyageurs Cross-Country Running team
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Must be nominated by the Coach of the Voyageurs Cross-Country Running Team
 

 


Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships - Cross-Country Skiing
Value: $450
Number Awarded: 6
Criteria:
· Enrolled for the first time as a full-time student at Portage College
· Must participate in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference sports
· Must be a member of the Portage College Voyageurs Cross-Country Ski team
Deadline: March 1st
Application: Must be nominated by the Coach of the Voyageurs Cross-Country Ski Team


Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships - Curling

Value: $400
Number Awarded: 6
Criteria:
· Enrolled for the first time as a full-time student at Portage College
· Must participate in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference sports
· Must be a member of the Portage College Voyageurs Curling team
Deadline: March 1st
Application: Must be nominated by the Coach of the Voyageurs Curling Team


Voyageurs Athletic Scholarships - Golf

Value: $150
Number Awarded: 4
Criteria:
· Enrolled for the first time as a full-time student at Portage College
· Must participate in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference sports
· Must be a member of the Portage College Voyageurs Golf team
Deadline: October 15th
Application: Must be nominated by the Coach of the Voyageurs Golf Team

Additional Awards Available from External Agencies

This section provides information on additional awards, bursaries and scholarships available to Portage College students from external organizations and agencies.


Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Value: $4,000
Number Awarded: Varies
Criteria:
· Must be a Grade 12 graduate or studying towards a first degree or diploma
· Must be 25 years of age or less
· Must show distinction in the pursuits of excellence in academics or athletics, have volunteered and made
contributions to the community, particularly in the face of 'obstacles' (personal, social, financial or
physical challenges that call for courage)
· Must be a Canadian citizen
Deadline: February 1st
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre

TROY DRYSDALE MEMORIAL EMERGENCY SERVICES BURSARY
Value: $5,000
Number Awarded: Varies
Criteria:
· Must be pursuing a career in Public Emergency Services, Fire or EMS, for employment in Northwestern
Alberta
· Accepted into or attending an accredited post-secondary institution full-time
· Must live in or be from northwestern Alberta
· Must demonstrate financial need
· Must be at least 18 years of age
· Clear of criminal convictions
Deadline: June 30th
Application: Forms available from the Student Services Centre

For information:
Portage College
Lac La Biche: (780) 623-5580
Cold Lake: (780) 594-3255
St. Paul: (780) 645-6214

Web: www.portage.ab.ca

Red River College

Red River College Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

 



Aboriginal Women

Helen Basset Commemorative Student Scholarships

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal women under the age of 31 who demonstrate financial need and are committed to improving the political, cultural and economic well-being of Aboriginal women

Amount:  Four awards of $1000

Application Deadline:  July 30

Information:  www.nwac-hq.org

 


Sibyl McKay Inkster Bursary

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Metis women enrolled in full-time studies who demonstrate satisfactory academic progress and financial need

Amount:  $500

Application Deadline:  January 31

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 


Rose Nolan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  First Nation women who have completed one year of full-time study

Amount:  Numerous awards

Application Deadline:  June 30

Information:  www.tednolan.com

 



Business

 

Assiniboine Credit Union Bursary

Area of Study:  Business Administration & Business Administration Integrated

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in first year Business Administration or second year Business Administration Integrated.  Applicants must show satisfactory academic progress, demonstrate financial need, community involvement and mentorship qualities.

Amount:  $500 (minimum)

Application Deadline:  April 15

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 


RBC Aboriginal Students Awards Program

Area of Study:  Any program related to the financial services industry

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in or accepted into a full-time program

Amount:  Ten awards of up to $4000

Application Deadline:  February 28

Information:  www.rbc.com/careers/aboriginal_student_awards.html

 


North West Company Scholarship Fund

Area of Study:  Business Administration Integrated – ACCESS Model Program

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students in a second or third year of study who have achieved a minimum standing of 65%

Amount:  Two awards of $1000 (one for second year student and one for third year student)

Application Deadline:  None; selection process

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 


National Indigenous Economic Education Fund

Area of Study:  Business Administration, Community Development/Community Economic Development

Eligibility:  Must be a CANDO member* attending a post secondary institution.  A short essay describing your career goals and aspirations must accompany application.  Selection will be based on Grade 12 marks of post secondary GPA.

(*There is a fee to become a CANDO student member.  Visit www.edo.ca)

Amount:  $6000

Application Deadline:  July 31

 


MB Hydro – Generating Futures Scholarships

Area of Study:  Technology

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full time program

Amount:  Numerous awards of $10,000

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 

 



Culinary Arts

 

Manitoba Lotteries Employment Equity Education Award

Area of study:  Culinary Arts

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students entering their first or second year of the Culinary Arts program at RRC

Amount:  2 awards of $1500

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.mlc.mb.ca

 



Child and Youth Care

Project Neecheewan Award

Area of Study:  Child and Youth Care

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students graduating from the Child and Youth Care program with a desire to assist in improving the quality of life for Aboriginal children and youth

Amount:  Varies

Application Deadline:  None; selection process

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 


Ross A. Johnston Award

Area of Study:  Child and Youth Care

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in first year of Child and Youth Care program who demonstrate satisfactory academic progress and financial need

Amount:  TBA

Application Deadline:  September 30

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 



Creative Communications & Graphic Design

Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Area of Study:  Journalism

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students studying journalism

Amount:  $4000

Application Deadline:  November 15

Information:  www.cp.org

 



Early Childhood Education

“Our Children, Our Ways” Award

Area of Study:  Early Childhood Education

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students entering first or second year who demonstrate academic achievement and service to Aboriginal children and families

Amount:  Two awards of $750 (One for first year student and one for second year student)

Application Deadline:  October 31

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 



Engineering/Computers

MB Hydro – Employment Equity Bursary

Area of study:  Civil, computer, Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technologies

Eligibility:  Members of an employment equity designated group entering their first year of study

Amount:  Eleven awards of $1500

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 


MB Hydro – Second to Final Year Engineering Bursary

Area of Study:  Electronic, electrical, Computer or Communication Engineering Technologies

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students in their second to final year of study.  Academic performance will be a consideration.

Amount:  Six awards of $1500   

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 


MB Hydro – Generating Futures Scholarships

Area of Study:  Engineering

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full time program

Amount:  Numerous awards of $10,000

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 

 


Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation

 

Area of Study:  Civil Technology or Civil Engineering

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in post-secondary studies with a minimum 60% course load

Amount:  Four awards of $5000

Application Deadline:  August 31

Information:  www.helenbettyosbornefdtn.ca

 



Health

Aboriginal Health Careers

(National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation)

Area of Study:  Health Sciences (Nursing, Radiology, Lab Technology)

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students pursuing full-time study during the upcoming academic year

Amount:  Numerous awards of $1000

Application Deadline:  June 1

Information:  www.naaf.ca

 


TD Aboriginal Nursing Fund

Area of Study:  Nursing

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full-time program

Amount:  TBA

Application Deadline:  March 31

Information:  www.cnf-fiic.ca/scholarships

 



Pre Trades/Trades

Manitoba Lotteries Employment Equity Education Award – Pre Trades/Trades

Area of Study:  Pre trades, Electircal, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Piping Trades or Construction Trades

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students entering nto one of the qualifying programs

Amount:  Three awards of $1000 for Trades and one award of $500 for Pre Trades

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.mlc.mb.ca

 


Tim McLean Memorial Bursary

Area of Study:  Trades and apprenticeship

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students with financial entering apprenticeship training to obtain certification in a Manitoba designated trade

Amount:  TBD

Application Deadline:  April 30

Information:  www.manitoba.ca/tradecareers

 


MB Hydro – Generating Futures Scholarships

Area of Study:  Trades

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full time program

Amount:  Numerous awards of $10,000

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 

 



Technology

 

MB Hydro – First Year Information Technology

Area of Study:  Computer Analyst/Programmer or Computer Systems Technology

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students entering their first year of study

Amount:  Two awards of $1500

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 


MB Hydro – Second to Final Year Information Technology Bursary

Area of Study:  Computer Analyst/Programmer or Computer Systems Technology

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students entering their second to final year of study

Amount:  Two awards of $2500

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 


MB Hydro – Generating Futures Scholarships

Area of Study:  Information Technology

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full time program

Amount:  Numerous awards of $10,000

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  www.hydro.mb.ca

 

 



General

 

Nunavut Beneficiaries Scholarships

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Nunavut Land Claims Agreement member enrolled or accepted as a full-time student and maintain a 60% average

Amount:  $1750

Application Deadline:  September 1

Information:  www.nitc.ca

 


Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth (FAAY)

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full-time program

Amount:  Numerous awards of various amounts

Application Deadline:  October 12

Information:  www.ccab.com

 


Hanna (Nancy) Boon Bursary

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in full-time studies who demonstrate satisfactory academic process and financial need

Amount:  $500

Application Deadline:  January 31

Information:  Red River College Student Awards Office

 


Fly Higher – Business Council of Manitoba

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time program, who have been a Manitoba resident for the last 12 months and require financial assistance

Amount:  Numerous awards of $1500

Application Deadline:  March 30

Information:  www.businesscouncilmb.ca

 


Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation

Area of Study:  Any area of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a full-time program

Amount:  Numerous awards of approximately $1000

Application Deadline:  August 31

Information:  www.helenbettyosbornefdtn.ca

 


National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF)
Area of Study:  Business, Science, Engineering, Information Technology and Technical Studies

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in a eligible program with minimum two year duration

Amount:  Numerous awards; no set value

Application Deadline:  June 1

Information:  www.naaf.ca

 


Canada Post Aboriginal Education

Area of Study:  Any are of post secondary study, including vocational or trades

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students who have returned to school after prolonged absence and have completed one year of post secondary education

Amount:  $1000

Application Deadline:  July 31

Information:  www.canadapost.ca

 


Prince of Wales/Princess of Anne Bursary

Area of Study:  Any are of post secondary study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students

Amount:  $200 per year

Application Deadline:  Two months prior to program completion

Information:  www.studentaid.gov.mb.ca

 


RBC Aboriginal Students Awards Program

Area of Study:  Any area of study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students enrolled in or accepted into a full-time program

Amount:  Ten awards of up to $4000

Application Deadline:  February 28

Information:  www.rbc.com/careers/aboriginal_student_awards.html

 


Building Foundation Bursary

Area of Study:  Any area of study

Eligibility:  Aboriginal students living in subsidized rental units in Manitoba or receiving rental subsidy funded by Manitoba Housing and taking a college program of minimum 1 year in length

Amount:  Minimum 2 awards of $1000 each

Application Deadline:  September 30

Information:  www.manitoba.ca/housing

 


Mary Guilbault Métis Bursary

Area of Study:  Any area of study

Eligibility:  Métis students who are involved in their community and show financial need

Amount:  TBD

Application Deadline:  October 1

Information:  Louis Riel Institute – Ph. (204) 984-9480 Email. lri@mmf.ca

 



Native Studies

Heroes of Our Time –Tommy Prince Award

Area of Study:  Aboriginal Self Government Administration, Aboriginal Language Specialist

Eligibility:  First Nation students enrolled in a full time program of study

Amount:  $2000

Application Deadline:  June 21

Information:  www.afn.ca

 

Sault College

Sault College:

Tommy Prince - WWII & Korean War Native Veteran Scholarship

Anishnaabe Student Achievement Award - Native Community Worker Program Scholarship

Anishnaabe Student Achievement Award - Native Community Worker Program Scholarship

The Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary

Robert Monstas Memorial Scholarship

Hazel McBride - Kane Memorial Scholarship

First Nation Nursing Scholarship

Sault College Registrar's Office
443 Northern Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 5L3

1-800-461-2260
Web: www.saultcollege.ca


Tommy Prince - WWII & Korean War Native Veteran Scholarship

Eligibility: Sgt. Tommy Price, from Brokenhead Band in Scanterbury, Manitoba, received the highest military decorations for bravery, the Silver Star and the Military Medal. He served in the elite "Devil's Brigade" for the duration of the War, then reenlisted in the Korean War years later. Tommy wore the mantle of his grandfather, Peguis, the famous Saulteaux Chief.


Anishnaabe Student Achievement Award - Native Community Worker Program Scholarship

Eligibility: Offered to students who have completed their first year of the Native Community Worker program. Recipients are chosen based on excellent academic standing in the first year of the program.

Anishnaabe Student Achievement Award - Native Community Worker Program Scholarship

Eligibility: Sponsored by the Native Community Worker Program faculty, this award is available to second year students demonstrating the qualities of a positive role model including professionalism, commitment and excellent academics.

The Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary

Eligibility: Students are awarded funds to assist them with the costs of their on-going post-secondary education.
Robert Monstas Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: This award is sponsored by friends, family and staff of Sault College. Bob Monstas was a returning adult student who carried a full-time academic load and worked tirelessly in the Learning Centre.
Hazel McBride-Kane Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Dedicated to the memory of Hazel McBride-Kane, professor in the Native Education Department from 1991 - 1995.


First Nation Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility: This award is sponsored by Marie Price. The recipient of this award is chosen based on academics and clinical performance.

Sault College Registrar's Office
443 Northern Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 5L3

1-800-461-2260
Web: www.saultcollege.ca

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Karen Drummond
Awards and Partnerships Coordinator
SAIT Alumni Relations & Student Awards
MA113 Heritage Hall
1301 - 16 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, AB T2M 0L4
Phone: (403) 284-8858
Fax: (403) 284-8394

E-mail: karen.drummond@sait.ca
Web: sait.ca/pages/alumni/awards/studentawards/

 


Eric Harvie Memorial Awards - SAIT

Application deadline Nov. 30

One annual award of $1,000

For first or second year full-time students

Must be Native/Aboriginal (status, non-status, Metis or Inuit)

Based on academic merit, financial need and demonstrated interest in preserving traditional Native culture

For students enrolled at SAIT only!


Talisman Energy Award - SAIT

Deadline: December 30

One annual award of $2,000

Applicant must be Native/Aboriginal, enrolled full-time in earth sciences, business, commerce or economics program

May be in first or second year of diploma or applied degree program

Based on financial need and academic standing

Please be advised that Talisman also offers a $2,000 Aboriginal Bursary at Mount Royal College with the same terms of reference as above.

Talisman also offers $2,000 general bursaries at Mount Royal College (in addition to the Aboriginal Bursary), SAIT (in addition to the Aboriginal Bursary), University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of British Columbia, University of Saskatchewan and the Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Please contact individual schools for application forms.


CJAY 92 Standard Radio Award - SAIT

Application deadline July 15

One annual award of $2,200

For Aboriginal students entering the CTSR radio option

Based on results of an interview, research paper, resume and participation in an informal session

For students enrolled at SAIT only!


Enviro-Tech Services Ltd. - SAIT

Deadline: September 30

One annual award of $2,200

For Native students enrolled in first or second year Surveying & Mapping Technology, Engineering Design & Drafting Technology, Civil Engineering Technology

Based on academic achievement and demonstrated interest in the field

For students enrolled at SAIT only!

Karen Drummond
Awards and Partnerships Coordinator
SAIT Alumni Relations & Student Awards
MA113 Heritage Hall
1301 - 16 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, AB T2M 0L4
Phone: (403) 284-8858
Fax: (403) 284-8394

E-mail: karen.drummond@sait.ca
Web: sait.ca/pages/alumni/awards/studentawards/

University of Alberta

University of Alberta:

Adrian Hope Awards

Billy Mills Award

Chief Harvey Behn Bursary

Darcy Tailfeathers Award

Harry A. and Francis Lepofsky Friedman Scholarship

Johnny Samson Prize

Ralph and Isabel Steinhauer Scholarship

Saddle Lake Steinhauer Entrance Scholarship

Shell Canada Limited Aboriginal Science Award

Shell Canada Limited Aboriginal Engineering Award

Stan Daniels Award

Tkachenko Prize

Tom Wegmann Award

John Baldwin Visual Communications Award

Canadian Western Bank Entrance Award

Canadian Western Bank Transfer Award

Information:
Office of Student Awards
University of Alberta
103 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2M7
Phone: (780) 492-3221
Fax: (780) 492-4380


Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC)
Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries
University of Alberta

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2013

KEN AND BETTIE DITZLER AWARD FOR ABORIGINAL STUDENTS
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $1,000
Conditions: Awarded to a student of Aboriginal descent (as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35(2), or a person accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community) with satisfactory academic standing continuing in an undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta. Selection based on demonstrated involvement in the preservation of traditional Aboriginal culture and/or leadership within an Aboriginal community.
Donor: Endowed by Ken (BSc Agriculture 1960) and Bettie (BSc Home Economics 1962) Ditzler


SUSAN AGLUKARK AWARD
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $1,000
Conditions: Awarded to a student of Aboriginal descent, as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2) or a person accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community, who is entering the University of Alberta from high school with satisfactory academic standing. Selection based on demonstrated interest in the preservation of traditional Aboriginal culture and/or demonstrated leadership within an Aboriginal community. Preference given to an Inuit student with demonstrated interest in environmental issues.
Donor: Multiple donors


HARRY A AND FRANCES LEPOFSKY FRIEDMAN AWARD
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $3,000
Conditions: Awarded to a student of Aboriginal descent, as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35(2) or a person accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community, who is entering the University of Alberta from high school on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement (70% or better).
Donor: Endowed by Ruth Bernice Friedman, daughter of Harry A. Frances Lepofsky Friedman.


DOROTHY LESLIE MEMORIAL AWARD
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $2,000
Conditions: To be awarded annually to a University of Alberta student with satisfactory academic standing who is of Aboriginal descent as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35(2) or persons accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community. Selection will be made on the basis of academic standing.
Donor: Endowed through the Estate of Dorothy Leslie


SADDLE LAKE STEINHAUER ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $2,000
Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated community service with or among Aboriginal peoples. Preference will be given to Aboriginal students.
Donor: Endowed Anonymously


RALPH AND ISABEL STEINHAUER SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Agriculture and Forestry, Home Economics, Agricultural Engineering or Animal
Science
Awards Available: 1 @ $2,000
Conditions: Awarded to an Aboriginal student with superior academic achievement entering the first year at the University of Alberta on the basis of superior academic achievement and financial need.
Donor: Endowed by the Steinhauer family


THE BARBERA NIELSEN DE LUNA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: Variable @ variable to a max of $500
Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program who are of Aboriginal descent as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35(2) or are accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as members of their community. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement.
Donor: Former Chief Harvey Behn


CYRIL HERBERT TOBIAS BURSARY
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: Variable @ variable to a max of $2,000
Conditions: Awarded to Alberta, Manitoba, and/or Saskatchewan residents with satisfactory academic standing entering or enrolled in the second, third of fourth year of an undergraduate degree program who are of Aboriginal decent as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35(2) or persons accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community. Recipients will be selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic standing.
Donor: Endowed by the Estate of Cyril Herbert Tobias


The Metis Elder Marge Friedel
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $500
Conditions: Awarded to a full-time student of Metis ancestry with satisfactory academic standing continuing in an undergraduate degree. Selection based on academic standing. Primary preference given to a graduate of Amiskwaciy Academy, and secondary preference given to a student with demonstrated involvement in First Nation, Metis and/or Inuit (FNMI) university and/or community events.


The RBC / Royal Eagle Award for Aboriginal Students
Field of Study: Open
Awards Available: 1 @ $1,000
Conditions: Awarded to a student of Aboriginal descent, as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2), or a person accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community, who is completing a University of Alberta degree with satisfactory academic standing. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to a student with demonstrated interest in the preservation of traditional Aboriginal culture and/or demonstrated leadership within an Aboriginal community.
Donor: RBC Foundation

 

For the above awards, tudents can contact :

Tricia Beaudry - Aboriginal Student Advisor
Aboriginal Student Services Centre
University of Alberta
2-400 Students' Union Building
Edmonton, AB T6G 2J7
Phone: (780) 492-5677
Email: tbeaudry@ualberta.ca


University of Alberta invites Undergraduate Academic Scholarships

Candidates must have achieved first class standing (7.5 GPA) on a full normal course load (eg.30 course weight) taken at the U of A during the previous academic year (Sept - April) or equivalent of full course lad by end of Spring/Summer 2001. Must be continuing in an undergraduate or professional program at University of Alberta in September 2001.

For application or more information visit: www.registrar.ualberta.ca.


Tom Wegmann Award - University of Alberta

Award: $750

Deadline: Nomination by U of A Aboriginal Health Careers program.

Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Native Medicine Program at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine, on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and a demonstrated interest in native health care.


Chief Harvey Behn Bursary - University of Alberta

Award: $500

Deadline: October 31

Eligibility: Applicant of Aboriginal heritage entering their second, third or fourth year in Faculty of Engineering. Must be involved in the Native community and have financial need. Alternately, students in Faculty of Science may be considered.


Shell Canada Limited Aboriginal Science Award - University of Alberta

Award: $2,000

Deadline: October 1

Eligibility: Student of Canadian Aboriginal ancestry entering third or fourth year of a Bachelor degree majoring in Physics, Geophysics, Electrical Engineering, or Geology. Satisfactory academic standing of 6.0. Preference given to students interested in a career in the oil and gas industry.


Shell Canada Limited Aboriginal Engineering Award - University of Alberta

Award: $2,000

Deadline: October 1, 2000

Eligibility: University of Alberta Aboriginal student with academic standing of 6.0 entering third or fourth year of a BSc degree, or to a student in an MEng or MSc degree program in the Faculty of Engineering majoring in Chemical, Mechanical or Civil engineering. Based on financial need, academic standing, and involvement in extracurricular activities.


Adrian Hope Awards in Cree Language and Culture - University of Alberta

Awarded annually to a student with outstanding academic achievement in Advanced
Cree 352 and a student with outstanding academic achievement in Native Issues and
Insights 210/211.

Amount: Two awards of $500 each

Eligibility: Outstanding academic achievement in one of the above courses.
Duration: N/A.
Application

Deadline: Application not required


Billy Mills Award - University of Alberta

To a graduate or senior undergraduate Aboriginal student in the preparation of a
thesis or major paper.

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry. Academic achievement. Documented involvement in the Aboriginal community. Students from all faculties are eligible.

Duration: N/A.

Deadline: April 15 each year


Darcy Tailfeathers Memorial Award in Medicine - University of Alberta

To a student of Aboriginal ancestry who has shown commitment to pursuing a
career in medicine.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry.
Has completed at least one year of the M.D. program with satisfactory academic
standing. Emphasis on leadership qualities and athletic ability.

Duration: N/A.

Deadline: By nomination of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Alberta.


Harry A. and Francis Lepofsky Friedman Scholarship - University of Alberta

Description: To an Aboriginal student entering the University of Alberta.
Amount: Varies each year.
Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry.
Superior academic achievement.
Community involvement.
Duration: N/A.

Deadline: April 15 each year


Johnny Samson Prize in Native Studies - University of Alberta

Offered annually to a student demonstrating superior achievement in two or more
courses at the School of Native Studies.

Amount: $750

Eligibility: Entering second, third or fourth year of an academic program.
Superior academic achievement in at least two courses of the School for Native Studies. Financial need. Extra-curricular involvement.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: April 1 each year


Ralph and Isabel Steinhauer Scholarship - University of Alberta

Awarded to an Aboriginal student entering the University of Alberta.

Amount: $500 and up to $1,900

Eligibility: Aboriginal student beginning studies in one of the following faculties:
. Agriculture and Forestry
. Home Economics
. Agricultural Engineering
. Animal Science.
Superior academic achievement.
Financial need.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: July 15 each year


Saddle Lake Steinhauer Entrance Scholarship - University of Alberta

To a student entering the first year of any undergraduate program at the University
of Alberta.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Superior academic achievement.
Good record of community service with or among Aboriginal people.
Preference will be given to Aboriginal students.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: April 15 each year


Stan Daniels Award - University of Alberta

Métis student attending the University of Alberta

Amount: One award of $500

Eligibility: Métis student. Financial need. Good academic performance.
Active participation in Métis community affairs and activities.

Duration: N/A.

Deadline: April 15 each year


Tkachenko Prize in Native Studies - University of Alberta

For study of the Cree language.

Amount: One award of $500 in each of two Cree language courses at the University of
Alberta.

Eligibility: Highest academic standing in Introductory Cree NS 152 and highest academic
standing in Intermediate Cree NS252.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: April 1 each year


John Baldwin Visual Communications Memorial Award - University of Alberta

To reward an Aboriginal student enrolled in a Bachelor.s in Applied Arts and Design or in Design who has demonstrated originality in visual communications concepts.

Amount: $200

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry.
Duration: N/A

Deadline: Application not required. Nomination by the Faculty of Art and Design.


Canadian Western Bank Entrance Award - University of Alberta

Amount: $6,000 (payable over 3 years)

Deadline: October 1

Conditions: University of Alberta student of Canadian Aboriginal ancestry entering first year of Faculty of business. Based on academic merit and financial need.


Canadian Western Bank Entrance / Transfer Award - University of Alberta

Amount: $4,000 (payable over two years)

Deadline: October 1

Conditions: University of Alberta student of Canadian Aboriginal ancestry transferring into the faculty of business after completing two years at a local or regional college. Based on academic merit and financial need.

Information:
Office of Student Awards
University of Alberta
103 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2M7
Phone: (780) 492-3221
Fax: (780) 492-4380

University of British Columbia

 

University of British Columbia:

BC Tel Native/Indian Teacher Education Program

Cannon Memorial Bursary

Dofasco Inc. First Nations Fellowship

Dr. Gordon Butler Bursary

Jessie Manning Bursary

Mary and James Fyfe-Smith Memorial Bursary

Clarence Ludwig Musclow Bursary

Native Brotherhood Jubilee Scholarship

St. Philip's Anglican Church Bursary

Westcoast Energe Inc. First Nations Fellowship

Wilson Duff Memorial Bursary

Khot-la-cha Award

Michael and Sonja Koerner Fellowship

Gene Joseph Scholarship

Verna J. Kirkness (Ni-jing-jada) Award

Information: Awards and Financial Aid Office
University of British Columbia
Brock Hall, 1875 East Mall, Office 1036
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1
Phone: (604) 822-5111
Fax: (604) 822-6929

Value: $ 9000.00

Number: One

Eligibility: Available to UBC Graduate student(s) ... Preference given to students of
Commerce and Business Administration.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: N/A.


Gene Joseph Scholarship - University of British Columbia

Value: $ 1900.00

Number: One

Eligibility: Given to student(s) in the UBC School of Library, Archival, and
Information Studies.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: N/A.


Verna J. Kirkness (Ni-jing-jada) Award - University of British Columbia

Value: $ 1700.00

Number: One

Eligibility: Award is made on the recommendation of the First Nations House Of Learning and Faculty of Education and, in the case of graduate students, the Facul;ty of Graduate Studies. Preference is given to student(s) involved in academic projects or research that will advance the cause of Aboriginal education.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: N/A.


Khot-la-cha Award - University of British Columbia

Eligibility: Awarded is made on the recommendation of the First
Nations House of Learning, and in the case of graduate students, in
consultation with the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Offered to First Nations
students working with or guided by First Nations Elders in their studies.


BC Tel Native/Indian Teacher Education Program- University of British Columbia

To assist Native students in the NITEP program at the University of British
Columbia. Awarded in consultation with the Faculty of Education.

Value: Bursaries to a total of $3,250

Eligibility: Status or Non-Status Indian.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: N/A.


Cannon Memorial Bursary - University of British Columbia

To Native students enrolled in the Faculty of Education.

Value: One or more annual bursaries to a total of $675, normally not less than $250 each.

Eligibility: Status or Non-Status Indian. Has completed at least one undergraduate year. Good academic standing.Financial need.


Dofasco Inc. First Nations Fellowship - University of British Columbia

Two fellowships endowed by Dofasco Inc. With the support of the Province of
British Columbia for First Nations students in any field.

Value: Two fellowships of $8,000 each

Eligibility: First Nations student at the University of British Columbia.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: Awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Dr. Gordon Butler Memorial Bursary - University of British Columbia

To Status Indians, Non-Status Indians or Inuit who are enrolled in or currently
majoring in health and social sciences at the University of British Columbia.

Value: Normally two bursaries of $500 each

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian or Inuit.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: N/A


Jessie Manning Bursary for Native/Indian Students - University of British Columbia

To assist Native students.

Value: One bursary of $1,050

Eligibility: Preference is given to a Non-Status Indian in the Native Indian Teacher Education
program.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: N/A


Mary and James Fyfe-Smith Memorial Bursary - University of British Columbia

To Native students entering or attending the School of Social Work or Nursing, theFaculty of Education or the Faculty of Law.

Value: One bursary of $1,500 to each of the three faculties listed above.

Eligibility: Native student.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: N/A


Clarence Ludwig Musclow Bursary - University of British Columbia

This bursary has been endowed by the estate of Clarence Ludwig Musclow for a First Nations student from British Columbia.

Value: $3,000

Eligibility: First Nation student from British Columbia.
Must be studying First Nations culture, history, language or any other topic which
will help to preserve the culture of First Nations people.

Duration: N/A

Deadline: N/A


Native Brotherhood of British Columbia Jubilee Scholarship - University of British Columbia

To a First Nations student from a British Columbia coastal community.

Value: One scholarship of $800.

Eligibility: First Nations student from a coastal community.
Enrolled in an arts or science faculty at the University of British Columbia.
Duration: N/A

Deadline: N/A


St. Philip's Anglican Church Bursary - University of British Columbia

To assist Native students.

Value: One or more bursaries to a total of $1,000

Eligibility: Preference given to a Non-Status Indian.


Westcoast Energe Inc. First Nations Fellowship - University of British Columbia

To First Nations students in any field on the recommendation of the Faculty of
Graduate Studies.

Value: Two fellowships of $6,000 per year.

Eligibility: First Nations student.
Enrolled at the University of British Columbia.


Wilson Duff Memorial Bursary - University of British Columbia

To students in the field of Native history and culture.

Value: One or more bursaries of $1,500

Eligibility: Studying Indian history and culture. Preference given to students of Native ancestry.

Information: Awards and Financial Aid Office
University of British Columbia
Brock Hall, 1875 East Mall, Office 1036
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1
Phone: (604) 822-5111
Fax: (604) 822-6929

University of Calgary

University of Calgary:

Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada Scholarships

New Sun Education Award

Raytheon Systems of Canada Ltd. Scholarship

Ross A. MacKimmie Bursary

S.M. Blair Family Foundation Scholarship

Roland MacDonald Memorial Award

Sheila McDougall Award

Travel Cuts Native Bursary

Madam Valda Bursaries

Ellen McNail Hamilton Bursary

Hughes Aircraft of Canada Limited Scholarship For Aboriginal Students

I.C. Hutton Bursary

Information: Student Awards and Financial Aid
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Phone: (403) 220-6925
Fax: (403) 284-0069

Web: www.ucalgary.ca/nativecr/awards


Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada Scholarships for Aboriginal Students - University of Calgary

Value: One scholarship of $1,000.

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student of Native Canadian ancestry (Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit) who is entering his or her third or fourth year in the Faculty of Management with a concentration in risk management and insurance. The award is based on academic merit. In the event there are no eligible applicants in the RMIN program, students of Native Canadian ancestry registered in third or fourth year of other programs are eligible.

Deadline: June 15


New Sun Education Award - University of Calgary

Value: One scholarship of $1,500.

Eligibility: Offered annually to a continuing student of Native Canadian ancestry (Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit)who has completed at least one full year in any undergraduate faculty at the University of Calgary. The award is based on academic merit, financial need and a demonstrated involvement in he preservation
of traditional Native culture. To be eligible students must be registered full-time, but need not be carrying a full course load.

Deadline: June 15


Raytheon Systems of Canada Ltd. Scholarship for Aboriginal Students - University of Calgary

Value: One scholarship of $1,000.

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student of Native Canadian ancestry (Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit) entering he hird year at he University of
Calgary in either electrical engineering or computer science.The award is based on academic merit. In the event there are no eligible applicants in electrical
engineering or computer science, Aboriginal students enrolled in he following disciplines are considered in the order listed: engineering (any department),
mathematics, physics,or any undergraduate faculty at the University of Calgary.

Deadline: June 15


The Ross A. MacKimmie Bursary - University of Calgary

To a student of Native Canadian ancestry entering first year in any faculty at the
University of Calgary. North Canadian Oils Limited in memory of Ross
MacKimmie.

Amount: One bursary of $1,000

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit.
Academic merit. Financial need. Entering first year in any faculty.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: July 15 each year


S.M. Blair Family Foundation Scholarship - University of Calgary

Offered to a student of Native Canadian ancestry entering the Faculty of
Engineering at the University of Calgary. Donated by the S.M. Blair Family
Foundation.

Amount: $3,000

Renewable in the second, third and fourth year providing the recipient maintains a minimum grade point average of 2.60 as a full-time student.

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit.
Entering the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Calgary.
Must have attended high school in one of the western Canadian provinces, the
Yukon or the Northwest Territories. Academic merit. Extra-curricular activities involving contribution to the Native community.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: March 15 each year


The Roland MacDonald Memorial Award - University of Calgary

Offered to a student of Native Canadian ancestry enrolled in second, third or fourth year at the University of Calgary. Donated by Frederick R. MacDonald in memory of his brother Roland.

Amount: One award of $800

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit.
Enrolled in second, third or fourth year at the University of Calgary.
Financial need. Academic merit. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in the Faculty of Fine Arts. Must be enrolled in full-time studies but need not be carrying a full course load.
Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 15 each year


The Sheila McDougall Award - University of Calgary

Offered to an Aboriginal Canadian registered in the Faculty of Social Work in the BSW program. Donated by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Sheila McDougall, who received her BSW from the University of Calgary in 1987 and was working on her MSW at the time of her death.

Amount: $200

Eligibility: Aboriginal Canadian registered in the Faculty of Social Work in the BSW program. If there are no suitable applicants in the Faculty of Social Work, then students who meet the criteria specified but are registered in the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Nursing or the Faculty of Social Sciences with a major in psychology will be considered. Academic merit. Intent to pursue a career in an area that will provide a service to Native people and/or further cross-cultural awareness and understanding. Financial need.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 15 each year


The Travel Cuts Native Bursary - University of Calgary

To a Canadian student of Native ancestry enrolled in second, third or fourth year of any faculty at the University of Calgary.

Amount: One award of $500.
Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit.
Academic merit. Financial need.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 15 each year


The Madam Valda Bursaries - University of Calgary

Offered to students entering second, third or fourth year of any faculty at the University of Calgary. Donated by the estate of the late Olga Valda Kavaner.

Amount: Three bursaries of $1,000 each.
Eligibility: The awards will be based primarily on financial need with academic merit also considered. Preference will be given to a student of Native Canadian ancestry (Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit) for one of these awards.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 15 each year.


Ellen McNail Hamilton Bursary - University of Calgary

Offered to a student of Native Canadian ancestry enrolled in second, third or fourth year of any faculty at the University of Calgary. Donated by Jessie Symons in memory of her mother Ellen McNeil Hamilton.

Amount: Three bursaries of $2,000 each

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit.
Financial need. Extra-curricular activities. Academic merit.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 15 each year.


Hughes Aircraft of Canada Limited Scholarship For Aboriginal Students - University of Calgary

Offered to a student of Native Canadian ancestry entering third year at the
University of Calgary in either electrical engineering or computer science.

Amount: One scholarship of $1,000

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis, or Inuit.
Entering third year in electrical engineering or computer science.
Academic merit. In the event that there are no eligible applicants in electrical engineering or computer science then Aboriginal students enrolled in the following disciplines will be considered in the order listed:
. Engineering (any department)
. Mathematics
. Physics
. Any undergraduate faculty at the University of Calgary.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 15 each year


The I.C. Hutton Bursary - University of Calgary

Offered to students of Native Canadian ancestry enrolled in second, third or fourth year of any faculty at the University of Calgary. Donated by I.C. Hutton in memory of her parents, Robert W. And Mary C. Hutton.

Amount: Two bursaries of $1,000.

Eligibility: Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis or Inuit.
Academic merit. Financial need. Must be registered full-time but need not be carrying a full course load.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: June 15 each year

Information: Student Awards and Financial Aid
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Phone: (403) 220-6925
Fax: (403) 284-0069

 

University of Lethbridge

Lethbridge University:

Peigan Nation Scholarship

Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship

Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - Part-Time Studies in Native American Studies

Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - Fine Arts

Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - Part-Time Studies in Fine Arts

Shell Scholarship In Native Management

Imperial Oil Limited Scholarships

ATCO Gas Bursary in Business Enterprises and Self-Governing Systems

Vern Eagle Bear Memorial Scholarship

Information:
Scholarships and Student Finance
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge Alberta T1K 3M4
Phone: (403) 329-2585
Fax: (403) 382-7110



Peigan Nation Scholarship - University of Lethbridge

Value: One at $500

Eligibility: Preference to students who have at least second year standing. Must be a registered member of the Peigan Nation.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Financial need may be considered.

Deadline: May 31


Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - University of Lethbridge

Value: Two at $1,000

Eligibility: A Native student majoring in Native American Studies.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Financial need may be considered.

Deadline: May 31


Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - Part-Time Studies in Native American Studies - University of Lethbridge

Value: One at $500

Eligibility: A Native student majoring in Native American Studies. A minimum of two and no more than 7.5 graded courses in the Fall and Spring semesters immediately preceding the granting of the award.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Financial need may be considered.

Deadline: May 31


Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - Fine Arts - University of Lethbridge

Value: One at $2,000

Eligibility: A Native student majoring in Art.

Criteria: Academic and artistic achievement. Financial need may be considered.

Deadline: May 31


Lubov Alexandra de Grandmaison Scholarship - Part-Time Studies in Fine Arts - University of Lethbridge

Value: One at $5000

Eligibility: A Native student majoring in Art. A minimum of two and no more than 7.5 graded courses in the Fall and Spring semesters immediately preceding the granting of the award.

Criteria: Academic and artistic achievement. Financial need may be considered.

Deadline: May 31


Shell Scholarship In Native Management - University of Lethbridge

Value: Variable at $1,000

Eligibility: New and continuing students in the Faculty of Management Business Enterprises and Self-Governing Systems of Indian, Inuit and Metis People (B.E.S.S.) certificate or degree program.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Overall performance and commitment to the objectives of the Native Management program.

Deadline: Application not required.


Imperial Oil Limited Scholarships - University of Lethbridge

Value: Variable at $1,000

Eligibility: New and continuing students in the Faculty of Management (B.E.S.S.) certificate or degree program.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Overall performance and commitment to the objectives of the Native Management program.

Deadline: Application not required.


ATCO Gas Bursary in Business Enterprises and Self-Governing Systems - University of Lethbridge

Value: One at $250

Eligibility: New and continuing Aboriginal or Native students from within the Province of Alberta in the Faculty of Management (B.E.S.S.) certificate or degree program.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Extra-curricular contributions to campus or community. Financial need.

Deadline: Application not required.


Vern Eagle Bear Memorial Scholarship - University of Lethbridge

Value: One at $250

Eligibility: New and continuing students in the Faculty of Management (B.E.S.S.) certificate or degree program.

Criteria: Academic achievement. Overall performance and commitment to the objectives of the Native Management program.

Deadline: Application not required.

Information:
Scholarships and Student Finance
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge Alberta T1K 3M4
Phone: (403) 329-2585
Fax: (403) 382-7110

 

University of Manitoba

Scholarships and Bursaries at the University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for Aboriginal students.

By self-declaring as a person of Aboriginal descent you will automatically be eligible for a number of awards. Self-Declaration forms are available from the Aboriginal Student Centre, or you can check the box that applies to you on your University of Manitoba application form.

*Bursary awards are based primarily on financial need; students must submit the University of Manitoba Bursary Application.

*Academic scholarships will be automatically given to the students who meet the criteria. Specific applications are not required unless otherwise noted.

For more information on any awards, please contact:
Financial Aid & Awards
422 University Centre,
Ph: 474-9531, Fax: 474-7543
email: awards@umanitoba.ca
Visit: www.umanitoba.ca/student/awards

The following awards at the University of Manitoba are available to Aboriginal (First Nation, Status or Non-Status, Inuit, and Métis) students:

All Faculties at the University of Manitoba

Marguerite and John Burelle Memorial Aboriginal Scholarships
- four awards of $3,000

Mary and Louis Finkle Aboriginal and Immigrant Scholarship & Bursary
- $450 (per award) - application required

Sonia and Ralph Kaplan Aboriginal and Immigrant Scholarship & Bursary
- $450 (per award) - application required

Winston Samlalsingh Scholarship
- one renewable scholarship of $1,175 for the student entering the University of Manitoba from high school with highest average

Frances E. Ross Bursary
- $500 (estimated) available for a Métis student in any program

Louis Riel Bursaries at the University of Manitoba
- 84 awards at $1,500 for any student in any program who holds membership in the Manitoba Métis Federation

Louis Riel Bursary
- $150 (estimated) offered every two years to a student in any program

Honourable Mitchell W. Sharp Bursary
- $3,425 available for multiple awards for U1 students

Cyril Tobias Memorial Bursary
- $2,875 available for multiple awards for students in any program who are from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, or Alberta

Farm Credit Canada Scholarship
- one award of $1,500 for a student in either the I.H. Asper School of Business or the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Joan and Dean Sandham Scholarship in Aboriginal Health Professional Leadership
- $6700 available for multiple awards for medical doctors and nurses in any undergraduate or graduate program who demonstrate leadership skills and a commitment to developing a career in medicine or nursing

Johnston Bursary
- $5,200 available (variable numbers and values) for students in Law or Medicine

Centre for Aboriginal Health Education Student Support Fund
- $5,000 to offer multiple emergency bursaries ($50 to $500) to undergraduate students in Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Medical Rehabilitation, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy

Wiciwawin Aboriginal Alumni Emergency Bursary

- $2,125 available for multiple awards for students in any program


School of Art

George Swinton Memorial Scholarships
- $750 for a student in the B.F.A.(Honours), B.F.A., or Dip. in Art


Architecture (Environmental Design)

Frank and Marjorie Silver Bursary
- $800 bursary for a student in Master of Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture program

Allan Waisman Aboriginal Architecture Scholarship
- one award of $4,950 for a student in Master of Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture Program


Asper School of Business

Aboriginal Business Education Program (ABEP) Awards
- multiple scholarships & bursaries of $500-$2,000 to ABEP students

North West Company Aboriginal Student Scholarship in Management
- one award of $1,125 for U1 student who intends to enter Management - must submit letter of intent

Vision Quest - Steve Prince Memorial Bursary
- $1,000 for a student in the I.H. Asper School of Business who has demonstrated community involvement

Linda K. Park Memorial Bursary
- two bookstore credits of $200 available for students in ABEP


Faculty of Architecture

Allan Waisman Aboriginal Architecture Scholarship
- one award of $4,000 for Master's student


Faculty of Education

Manitoba Association of School Superintendents Bursary
- one award of $600

Manitoba Teachers' Society Aboriginal Bursary in Education
- one award of $2,400
Faculty of Engineering

Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) Awards
- multiple scholarships based on grade point average and multiple bursaries from $500 - $2,500


Faculty of Graduate Studies

Right Honourable Brian Dickson Graduate Fellowship
- one award of $5,350 for Masters of Law student who is Aboriginal or whose focus is Aboriginal rights

Ph.D. Studies for Aboriginal Scholars (PSAS) Fund
- variable amount of $5,000-$20,000 for students in first four years of any Doctoral program

President's Graduate Scholarship for First Nations, Inuit, Métis Students
- *beginning in 2009-10 - for a student in first four years of any Doctoral program or first two years of any Masters program


Faculty of Human Ecology

Human Ecology Endowment Fund Scholarship for Aboriginal Students
- up to three scholarships (minimum value $1000)

Jean Goodwill - Jean Steckle Bursary in Human Ecology
- one award of $2,900 for student involved in Aboriginal community


Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

NFL/Budweiser Recreation Services Aboriginal Student Development Award
- one award of $670


Faculty of Law

Michael and Joy Phelps Bursary
- one award of $1,000

Petro-Canada Manitoba Law Foundation Bursary
- one award of $1,675


Faculty of Medicine

Jack Armstrong Memorial Bursary
- $1475 for a student in the Faculty of Medicine

Victoria and J. Stuart Downey Entrance Scholarship in Medicine
- $4,050 total given to one undergraduate student entering the Faculty of Medicine
- $3,037 given upon admission to the Faculty of Medicine
- The remaining balance, $1,013, given in the summer if the student is admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Medicine program, in the Faculty of Medicine


Faculty of Social Work

Elizabeth Hill Scholarship
- $5,450 available for one or more awards

Esther Seidl Scholarship
- $4,875 available for one or more awards for graduate students in Social Work

MASW Affirmative Action Bursary
- three awards of $1,000

Margaret Mary Burns Award in Social Work (Scholarship)
- $16,425 available to offer scholarships for Masters and Doctoral students in Social Work

Margaret Mary Burns Award in Social Work (Bursary)
- $8,075 available to offer bursaries for pre-Masters and Masters students in Social Work



Awards Related to Aboriginal Studies (open to non-Aboriginal students)

Aboriginal Issues Press Scholarship

- variable number and value; for graduate students with research focus on Aboriginal Issues

James Gordon Fletcher PhD Fellowship
- one award of $16,000 for student researching Aboriginal communities and persons - submit application

D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for Aboriginal Peoples and Land Claims

- one prize of $100 for student graduating from Law

D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for Aboriginal Peoples and Law

- one prize of $100 for a student graduating from Law

Oakes-Riewe Aboriginal-Environmental Studies Research Award
- $10,750 to offer multiple awards of $500 to $5,000 for master's and Doctoral students conducting interdisciplinary environmental research within an Aboriginal context

George A. Schultz Bursary in North American Native History
- $2,000 for a Masters or Doctoral student in History whose research focus in North American Native History

External Awards Available for Aboriginal Students

Manitoba Hydro Bursaries in Business, Engineering and IT
- multiple awards ($1,500 to $2,500 each) plus offer of summer employment with Manitoba Hydro for students in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, and University 1 (with a focus on IT) October 1st application deadline

Manitoba Hydro Employment Equity Bursary
- multiple awards of $1,500 each, plus offer of summer employment with Manitoba Hydro for students entering first year Business, Engineering, or Computer Science who belong to an Employment Equity Designated Group (see website for definition)
October 1st application deadline.Visit Manitoba Hydro at www.hydro.mb.ca for applications and more information.

MB Business Council Bursary
- multiple awards of $3000 each for students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing. March 30th application deadline.Visit Manitoba Business Council at www.businesscouncil.mb.ca for applications and more information.

For more information on any awards, please contact:
Financial Aid & Awards
422 University Centre,
Ph: 474-9531, Fax: 474-7543
email: awards@umanitoba.ca
Visit: www.umanitoba.ca/student/awards

University of Regina

University of Regina:

Aboriginal Student Awards

Northern Resident Awards

Female Student Awards

Students with Disabilities Awards

For complete information on any of the above scholarships please go directly to the University of Regina's web site: www.uregina.ca/awards/scholarships/


Aboriginal

* Aboriginal Kinesiology and Health Studies Award
* Barber, Dr Lloyd Scholarships
* Birks Family Foundation Bursary for the Aborginal Co-Operative Education Program and Employment Services **NEW**
* Blakeney, A.E. SaskTel Bursary
* Bosgoed, Gary Scholarship for Aboriginals in Engineering
* CIC Aboriginal Bursary
* Faculty of Business Administration Aboriginal Student Award
* Howe, The CD Mature Student Achievement Awards for Excellence
* Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC) Summer Undergraduate Research Awards 2006
* John Deere Foundation of Canada Award
* Lowery, Teal Scholarship
* Mike Jake Memorial Scholarship Fund
* Purcell, Gil Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Native Canadians
* Regina Chamber of Commerce Award
* Regina Research Park Aboriginal Scholarship
* SaskWater Scholarship
* Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians
* Shoebridge, Jean Memorial Prize
* University of Regina Aboriginal Student Fine Arts Award **NEW**
* Wolstein, Dr Edward Award for Students of Aboriginal Ancestry
* Wood, Morley Memorial Scholarship for Aboriginal Female Students

For complete information on any of the above scholarships please go directly to the University of Regina's web site: www.uregina.ca/awards/scholarships/


Female

* Blakeney, A.E. SaskTel Bursary
* Brennan Office Plus Cougar Women's Basketball Athletic Award
* Brennan Office Plus Cougar Women's Hockey Athletic Award
* Canadian Federation of University Women-Regina Scholarship
* CIS Women's Hockey Championship Legacy Scholarship
* Communications, Energy, and Paper Workers Union of Canada - Non-Traditional Scholarships
* Coolidge, Shelley Cougar Women's Hockey Athletic Award
* Cougar Women's Basketball Athletic Award
* Cougar Women's Hockey Athletic Award
* Cougar Women's Soccer Athletic Award
* Cougar Women's Volleyball Athletic Award
* Cowin, Jack Basketball Athletic Award
* Fedoruk, Sylvia Scholarship
* Gavel, Robyn Mason Memorial Bursary
* Haughton, Willa Athletic Award
* Lorenzen, Professor Fyola Scholarship
* Morris, Helen Mary Award for Women in Engineering
* SaskWater Scholarship
* University of Regina Faculty Association Dr Sarah Shorten Memorial Scholarship
* University of Regina Women's Centre Bursary for Women
* Welwood, Muriel Scholarship for Women in Education
* Wickenheiser, Doug Cougar Women's Hockey Leadership Athletic Award
* Wood, Morley Memorial Scholarship for Aboriginal Female Students

For complete information on any of the above scholarships please go directly to the University of Regina's web site: www.uregina.ca/awards/scholarships/


Northern Resident

Part-time

* Alexander, Milnor Award for Women
* Blakely, Leonard & Winnifred Memorial Award
* Captive Audience Scholarship **NEW**
* Connell, FJ. Music Scholarship
* Couse, Keith Award in Human Justice
* Faculty of Social Work Legacy Bursary
* Family Life Saskatchewan Book Prize in Human Justice
* Gavel, Robyn Mason Memorial Bursary
* Grant, Shirley Memorial Award
* Justice & Corrections Prize
* Larsen, Corporal Ole R Memorial Scholarship
* Muir, Gloria Memorial Award
* O'Brien, Sister Ann Scholarship
* Shaw, Elmer Part-Time Bursaries
* Shoebridge, Jean Memorial Prize
* University of Regina Alumni Association Dr John Archer Scholarship
* University of Regina Part-Time Studies Undergraduate Bursary **NEW**
* Usick, Garth Edward Memorial Bursary

For complete information on any of the above scholarships please go directly to the University of Regina's web site: www.uregina.ca/awards/scholarships/


Disability

* 35 Lions Club of Regina Scholarship
* Blakeney, A.E. SaskTel Bursary
* Epilepsy Scholarship Awards 2006
* Fox, Terry Memorial Scholarship
* Ottley, Jim & Elizabeth Award
* SaskWater Scholarship
* Teale, Lottie V.M. Bursary
* Teale, Lottie V.M. Scholarships
* University of Regina Celebration Award
* Usick, Garth Edward Memorial Bursary

For complete information on any of the above scholarships please go directly to the University of Regina's web site: www.uregina.ca/awards/scholarships/


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, 14 th Floor
P. O. Box 1790
Regina, SK S4P 3C8

University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan

Information: Scholarships and Awards
Office of the Registrar
University of Saskatchewan
105 Administration Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A2
Phone: (306) 966-6748
Fax: (306) 966-6730
E-mail: awards@usask.ca
Internet: www.students.usask.ca/aboriginal/

 

Pre-Medicine Awards for Aboriginal Students

Chase Memorial Scholarship

Louis Riel Scholarship

Aurora Awards

Gordon McCormack Memorial Scholarship

Harvey Bell Memorial Prize

Roger Carter Scholarships

Henry Favel Scholarship

Diana Leis Bursary

Siberman Filer Bursary

TD Bursary Program

Nexen Awards for Aboriginal Students

Entering Awards - Business Economics

Continuing Awards - Business Economics

Entering Awards in Land Use and Environmental Studies (LUESt) or Environmental Earth Sciences (EES)

Continuing Awards in LUESt or EES:


Pre-Medicine Awards for Aboriginal Students - University of Saskatchewan

Value: $2500

Number: Varies

Deadline: August 15th

Eligibility: Students of Aboriginal ancestry who are entering or continuing full-time studies in the College of Arts & Science, pursuing pre-medical studies. Students must be Saskatchewan residents.
First-year recipients will be eligible to have their award renewed for a second year.

Selection: Academic achievement and biographical essay

Information:
Heather Mandeville, Administrative Coordinator
Admissions and Student Affairs
College of Medicine
Room A204 Health Sciences Building
107 Wiggins Road
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5
Phone: (306) 966-6143
Fax: (306) 966-2601

Email: heather.mandeville@usask.ca
Internet: www.medicine.usask.ca/specialprograms/aboriginal


Chase Memorial Scholarship - University of Saskatchewan

Provided to Aboriginal students of North American ancestry to assist with
registration at the University to pursue undergraduate studies.

Value: Seven scholarships of $1,500

Eligibility: North American Aboriginal ancestry and resident of Saskatchewan.
Financial need.

Duration: Annual (renewable)

Deadline: April 15 of each year for new students. June 01 of each year for undergraduate students.


Louis Riel Scholarship - University of Saskatchewan

Assists an Aboriginal student of Métis ancestry to obtain a university degree.

Value: One scholarship of $1,500

Eligibility: Saskatchewan or Manitoba Métis.Preference given to students entering their first year of university. Academic achievement.

Duration: One of the four years of a Bachelor.s degree.

Deadline: April 15 for students completing high school. June 1 for undergraduate students.


Aurora Awards - University of Saskatchewan

Offered to students of Native ancestry graduating from the Indian Teacher
Education Program.

Value: $500; number of awards varies.

Eligibility: Academic achievement. Aptitude for teaching.
Integrity and an enquiring mind. Pride in being a graduate of the Indian Teacher Education Program.

Duration: Annual.

Deadline: No application required. Award winners will be selected in consultation with the Director of Indian Teacher Education Program.
     


Gordon McCormack Memorial Scholarship for Native Students - University of Saskatchewan
Offered to a student entering the third year in the Indian Teacher Education
Program.

Value: One award of $500

Eligibility: Academic achievement. Native student entering third year in the Indian Teacher Education Program.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: September 30 each year. Applications must be submitted to the Assistant Dean (Student Affairs), College of Education.


Harvey Bell Memorial Prize - University of Saskatchewan

Offered to a student of Native Canadian ancestry receiving an LL.B degree in
Canada.

Value: Total of $1,200 available, number awarded varies

Eligibility: Native Canadian ancestry. Must be receiving an LL.B degree in Canada.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: May 31 each year

Information: The Director
Native Law Centre
Diefenbaker Centre
University of Saskatchewan
101 Diefenbaker Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7B 5B8


Roger Carter Scholarships - University of Saskatchewan

Offered to students of Native Canadian ancestry entering the second or third year of studies in a Canadian law school.

Value: To be determined

Eligibility: Native Canadian ancestry, entering second or third year of studies in a Canadian law school Academic achievement in law studies. The students. past and expected contribution to further the needs, concerns and aspirations of Native people and their communities in Canada.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: No application required


Henry Favel Scholarship - University of Saskatchewan

Offered to a full-time student of Treaty Indian ancestry who has successfully
completed a year of undergraduate study as a full-time student in the diploma or
degree program in agriculture.

Value: One award of $2,000

Eligibility: Academic achievement, persistent effort and overall academic progress of the student. To be eligible the student must return as a full-time student for a minimum of one term. Full-time student of Treaty Indian ancestry.
Must be in the diploma or degree program in agriculture.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: No application required


Diana Leis Bursary - University of Saskatchewan

Open to Aboriginal students who are residents of northern Saskatchewan and who have graduated with the previous five years with complete secondary-level standing from specified school divisions.

Value: One award of $800

Eligibility: Aboriginal student must have graduated within the previous five years with complete secondary-level standing from one of the following school divisions:
. Northern Lights School Division No.113
. Île à la Crosse School Division No.112
. Creighton School Division No.111.
Students must have completed at least one year of study in any degree program
offered by the University of Saskatchewan and must intend to return to northern
Saskatchewan on graduation. Academic achievement. Financial need.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: June 1 each year

On General Application for Undergraduate Awards available from the Office of the Registrar. Submit to the Office of the Registrar, together with a written statement of intention to return to northern Saskatchewan on graduation.


Siberman Filer Bursary - University of Saskatchewan

To assist eligible students with the opportunity to pursue studies in the College of Law, and ultimately to serve their community and country, thereby enriching life for many others.

Value: One award of $600

Eligibility: Student who has successfully completed the program of legal studies for Native people and is registered in the first year of study in the College of Law. Demonstrated financial need. Financial need.

Duration: Annual

Deadline: Students are notified about application procedures in the fall.

Information: Scholarships and Awards
Office of the Registrar
University of Saskatchewan
105 Administration Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A2
Phone: (306) 966-6748
Fax: (306) 966-6730
E-mail: awards@usask.ca
Internet: www.students.usask.ca/aboriginal/


Nexen Aboriginal Student Energy Awards - College of Arts and Science - University of Saskatchewan

Business Economics, Aboriginal Public Administration, Land Use and Environmental Studies, Environmental Earth Sciences, Archaeology B. Sc., Geological Sciences, Geophysics, or Public Administration.

The bursary is $2,000 per year for new students and $5,000 per year for continuing students (maximum of 4 years).

Entering students

Value: $2,000 each (ten awards)

Entering students who have self-identified on their application for admission to the University of Saskatchewan are automatically considered.

Course requirements

Criteria: will be based on high school or secondary level academic
achievement and a written interest in pursuing an undergraduate degree
in one of the areas of study noted above.

Deadline: July 31


Continuing students

Value: $5,000 each (6 awards)

Aboriginal Public Administration or Public Administration

Archaeology (B. Sc)

Environmental Earth Sciences (EES)

Geological Sciences or Geophysics

Land Use and Environmental Studies (LUEST).

Applications

Deadline: July 31

Charlotte Ross;
Coordinator of Academic Programs for Aboriginal Students
College of Arts and Science - Dean's Office
University of Saskatchewan
9 Campus Drive
Rm. 265 Arts Building
Saskatoon SK, S7N 5A5

Phone (306) 966-4754 Fax (306)966-7171

E-mail: charlotte.ross@usask.ca

To obtain an application form for any of these awards, please use the following link: www.arts.usask.ca/aboriginalstudents/

University of Toronto

University of Toronto (11):

Gladys Watson Aboriginal Education Fund

First Nations House Grant Program

Kathleen Green Savan Bursary

The President's Award for the Outstanding
Native Student of the Year

Lillian McGregor Award of Excellence

City of Toronto Scholarships in Aboriginal Health

Faculty of Social Work Chancellor Rose Wolfe Scholarship

Faculty of Pharmacy Colonel F.A. Tilston Admission Scholarship

General Motors Scholarships / Grants for Native Students

Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary

University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students Students (UTAPS)

Information:
The Financial Aid Counsellor
First Nations House
University of Toronto
563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1
Phone: (416) 978-1290
Toll Free: 1-800-810-8069
Email: fnh.info@utoronto.ca

 


Gladys Watson Aboriginal Education Fund - University of Toronto

Awarded to Aboriginal students enrolled in graduate programs at the masters or doctoral level, and to second-entry professional programs (law, medecine, education, etc.)

Preference will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: July 1


First Nations House Grant Program - University of Toronto

Grants are available for Aboriginal students. Grants are non-repayable awards ranging in amount, which assist students who have demonstrated financial need.

Students are eligible to apply in both the fall and winter terms.

Information:


Kathleen Green Savan Bursary - University of Toronto

Awarded to an Aboriginal student enrolled in the Transitional Year Programme at the University of Toronto.

Deadline: End of November


The President's Award for the Outstanding Native Student of the Year - University of Toronto

Awarded to an Aboriginal student enrolled in the third or higher year of an undergraduate programme or in any year of a graduate programme or second-level entry professional programme ( ie: Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine).

Deadline: November


The Lillian McGregor Award of Excellence - University of Toronto

Awarded to an Aboriginal woman studying at the University of Toronto and is based on academic excellence, community service and financial need.

Deadline: July


City of Toronto Scholarships in Aboriginal Health - University of Toronto

Two scholarships awarded to Aboriginal students studying in any of the health professional programs, undergraduate or graduate, on the basis of financial need, academic merit and demonstrated community leadership skills.

Deadline: September


Faculty of Social Work Chancellor Rose Wolfe Scholarship - University of Toronto

One award to a registered M.S.W. or Ph. D. Native Student based on proven scholastic ability. Financial need may be a consideration.


Faculty of Pharmacy Colonel F.A. Tilston Admission Scholarship - University of Toronto

One award to an Aboriginal student


General Motors Scholarships / Grants for Native Students - University of Toronto (Victoria College)

A number of scholarship/grants to Native students registered at Victoria College. Awards will be given on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.

Deadline: September


Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary - University of Toronto

Registered MNO students can apply - based on financial need and contribution to the Métis community.


University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students Students (UTAPS)

In April 1998, the Governing Council approved a new pPolicy on Student Financial Support. The Policy states, as a fundamental principle, that "No student admitted to a program at the University of toronto should be unable to enroll or complete the programme due to a lack of financial means." The University will assess financial need and will, if the need is demonstrated, provide additional assistance in the form of a non-repayable grant called UTAPS.

Information:
The Financial Aid Counsellor
First Nations House
University of Toronto
563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1
Phone: (416) 978-1290
Toll Free: 1-800-810-8069
Email: fnh.info@utoronto.ca

 

University of Windsor

University of Windsor:

Leroy Freeman Altiman Memorial Award

Stuart H. Surlin Bursary for Aboriginal Students

University of Windsor Turtle Island Bursary

Geoffry H. Wood Native Bursary

Windsor-Essex Metis Council Bursary

 

Apply on-line: www.uwindsor.ca

Turtle Island House / Aboriginal Education Centre
University of Windsor
496 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
N9B 3P4

Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3481
Fax: (519) 971-3689
Email: turtleisland@uwindsor.ca


Leroy Freeman Altiman Memorial Award - University of Windsor

Deadline: October 31

Eligibility: One or more bursaries to be awarded on the basis of merit and need to full-time students in a program of studies concerned with or of direct benefit to the Indians, Inuit, and Metis of Canada. Established in 1983 in memory of Leroy Freeman Altiman, member of Walpole Island Indian Band.


Stuart H. Surlin Bursary for Aboriginal Students - University of Windsor

Deadline: October 31

Eligibility: In recognition of Dr. Surlin's interests in Aboriginal culture and values, a bursary fund has been established in his name to assist in-course Canadian/Permanent Resident students of Aboriginal ancestry residing in Ontario in completing their studies at the University of Windsor.


University of Windsor Turtle Island Bursary - University of Windsor

Deadline: October 31 (Fall Term), February 15 (Winter Term) and June 15 (Summer Term)

Eligibility: In-course students of Aboriginal ancestry (Non-status, Metis, Bill C-31, Status, Innu, Inuit) who can demonstrate financial need may apply for this bursary. value $500 - $1000 per term. Candidates must be Canadian citizens/Permanent Residents residing in Ontario.


Geoffry H. Wood Native Bursary - University of Windsor

Value: $250

Up to four (4) awards annually.

Deadline: October 31 (Fall Term), February 15 (Winter Term)

Eligibility: Candidates must be of Aboriginal ancestry (Non-status, Metis, Bill C-31, Status, Innu, Inuit) who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0 and demonstrate financial need.


Windsor-Essex Metis Council Bursary - University of Windsor

Value: $1000

Two (2) awards annually.

Deadline: October 31

Eligibility: Awarded annually based on academic achievement (minimum GPA 5.0) and financial need, to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are members of the Metis Nation of Ontario.

Application forms available at the Student Awards Office.

Apply on-line: www.uwindsor.ca

Turtle Island House / Aboriginal Education Centre
University of Windsor
496 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
N9B 3P4

Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3481
Fax: (519) 971-3689
Email: turtleisland@uwindsor.ca