NTPC Bursary Program

Deadline: September 30 — Value: $1000 per community serviced by NTPC The NWT Power Corporation is dedicated to developing a skilled, committed and professional workforce and wants to encourage northern residents to further their education in order to develop a sustainable local workforce. The following bursary program is being offered to assist students with their…

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George Cleary Memorial Scholarship Fund

Deadline: May 15 — Value: N/A — The George Cleary Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by the Cleary family. The scholarship is intended to encourage Indigenous residents and Sahtu beneficiaries of the Northwest Territories to pursue a post-secondary or trades educations, giving them the opportunity to help their communities grow and prosper. Applicants must be: Sahtu beneficiaries of the Northwest Territories; Pursuing a post-secondary or trades education.

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Imperial Oil Scholarships – Sahtu Indigenous Scholarship Program

Deadline: September 15 — Value: $3500 — Imperial’s Norman Wells operation offers these scholarships each year to Sahtu beneficiaries entering post-secondary studies. The award is designed to cover tuition, other compulsory fees, textbooks and supplies, while also assisting with living expenses during the course of the academic year. The maximum amount of the award is $3,500 per year for college and technical schools and $4,500 per year for university. The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage and assist Sahtu beneficiaries to pursue undergraduate post-secondary studies in disciplines relevant to the petroleum industry and Imperial’s Norman Wells operation. In conjunction with other recruitment and on-the-job training programs, the Sahtu Indigenous Scholarship Program forms an important part of Imperial’s strategy for increasing the employment of Sahtu beneficiaries at Imperial’s Norman Wells operation.

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Norman Wells Land Corporation Scholarships

Deadline: Various — Value: Various — The Norman Wells Land Corporation coordinates multiple scholarships for NWLC members. Applicants must provide a written request for the scholarship and their reason for seeking the scholarship. A letter of acceptance by the educational institute is to be provided as well.  Send information to receptionist@nwlc.ca or Norman Wells Land Corporation P.O. Box 69 Norman Wells X0E 0V0

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Sahtú Renewable Resources Board Scholarships

Deadline: N/A — Value: $2000-$3500 — People can apply for an Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı scholarship if they fit the following description: Pursuing a college diploma or university degree or minimum of two-year certificate program in Environmental Studies, Native Studies, or a related field; Sahtú beneficiary or NWT resident who has completed the last two-years of high school in the Sahtú Settlement Area; Have a 70% (B-average) or higher in the last year of full-time study; Enrolled as a full-time student during tenure of the scholarship

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Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę Government’s Scholarship and Bursary

Deadline: June 30 & October 31 — Value: Various — To be eligible for the scholarship, bursary or upgrading fund, students must be: enrolled as a beneficiary in the Sahtú Comprehensive Agreement with the Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę Government; accepted as a full-time student in an accredited university, college or in a certificate/diploma program; and must have a 70% average or equivalent.

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Northwestel Northern Futures Scholarship

Deadline: August 15 — Value: $4000 — Northwestel is excited to provide six scholarships in the amount of $4000.00 each to eligible applicants who are residents within our Northern British Columbia, Northern Alberta, Yukon, NWT, and Nunavut operating areas who are attending post-secondary schools in Commerce/Business or who are pursuing post-secondary education in Engineering, Electrical/Telecommunications, and Computer Sciences! Their goal is to award at least three scholarships to Indigenous students. The winners will be presented with a letter of offer guaranteeing them a position as a summer student for the upcoming summer. To be eligible, applicants must be: Enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies in a two-year diploma program or a four-year degree program with your major declared; pursuing an education in Engineering, Commerce/Business, Computer Science or Electrical/Telecommunications; Northern resident – residing within Northwestel’s Operating Areas.

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NWT Metis Nation Scholarships

Deadline: Nov 20th — Value: Various — The Northwest Territory Métis Nation leadership has established a scholarship program, for NWTMN members, to support their development through education and training. The program offers up to 21 scholarships annually with a total value of $15,750. They are available to high-school, trades, college and university students. Scholarship priority will be given to students who have not received a previous scholarship from the NWTMN. The Committee recognizes academic goals and achievements, career plans, contributions to ones’ community and financial need. Special consideration is provided to those students who demonstrate their interest in a respect for others by volunteering within their community. 

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Dehcho First Nations Scholarships

Deadline: June 30th — Value: Various — Dehcho First Nations Memorial Awards & Scholarships were established in 1995 by the Dehcho First Nations Leadership. It was the vision then, and continues today, that Dehcho Dene descendants confidently pursue post-secondary education. The Dehcho First Nations’ goal is for Dehcho descendants to take advantage of post-secondary education and achieve equitable representation in post-secondary institutions. These Memorial Awards and Scholarships provides support for advancement of Dehcho Dene. The goals for Dehcho descendants are self-reliance, self-determination and well-being. This goal is achieved by supporting the education and training of our Dehcho descendants in post-secondary education. It is the hope these individuals will come home to the Dehcho to help build capacity and lead our First Nation into a healthy future.

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