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Aboriginal Scholarships

​​​​​​​​​Aboriginal Arts & Stories 

($500- $2000)

Create a writing or art piece that explores a moment or theme in Aboriginal history or culture. 

For your application you need:

 

​ ​A 200-400 word Artist’s or Author’s Statement that explains how your piece reflects or interprets the moment or theme you selected.

Application deadline is March 31st annually.

 

Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool ​

The Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool is a searchable list of more than 750 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada, offered by governments, universities and colleges, private and public companies, individual Canadians, organizations and others.

The majority of bursaries on this list target Aboriginal students but could vary by group such as First Nation, Métis or Inuit. Also, some bursaries are specific to a region, place of residence, a school, or a field of study.


Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Conference Awards​

The AFOA-PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Managements Awards are open to Aboriginal youth in grades 11 and 12.

Winners attend AFOA's National Conference and participate in a special Youth program designed to introduce youth to careers in Aboriginal finance and management.

​More information is available at the AFOA website

Circle of Voices "Inspiring Success" ($500)

This award is presented to a graduating First Nations, Inuit or Metis student who has demonstrated success through perseverance, effort and commitment to work, study and community. 

Application deadline is April 15, 2017. See a Guidance Counsellor for an application. 

CNScholarship

($3000)​

This scholarship is eligible to graduating students.

Applicants must be:

  1. First Nations students

  2. Entering a program in:

 

  • Engineering 
  • Transportation
  • Sales & marketing 
  • Human resources 
  • Accounting & finance 
  • Aboriginal studies and law. 

 


Application deadline is April 30, 2017​


 

Donald R. Simmons Memorial

(2 x $500)
​Awarded annually to graduating Grade 12 Saskatchewan students.

Applicants must:

  1. Be of First Nations or Métis ancestry 

  2. Continuing studies at the post-secondary level.​​


​ Application deadline is Oct. 15th annually. 

Inspire Foundation​

Inspire is the largest supporter of Indigenous education outside the federal government. To date Indspire has awarded more than $54 million in scholarships and bursaries to 16,000 First Nation, Inuit and Métis recipients nationwide. 

Scholarships and bursaries

Napoleon LaFontaine Economic Development Scholarship Program​

The Napoleon LaFontaine Economic Development Scholarship Program was established to encourage Saskatchewan's Métis is to pursue full-time education and training in academic studies that lead toward their social, cultural and economic development. There are six different types of scholarships of varying amounts. 

Applications are due May 1 and Oct. 1st of each year. 

 

Sasktel Metis Scholarship 

(8 x $2000)​
Awarded to Saskatchewan Metis students studying in a field directly related to telecommunications.

Apllicants must be:

  1. Enrolled in an pursuing a degree, diploma, certificate, or apprentice/journey level in:

 

  •  Engineering (electrical, electronic, telecommunications)
  • Business Administration/Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • any other fields of study related to SaskTel. 

 


Application deadline is May 1 and Oct. 1st of each year.