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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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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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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Mitch Landry (Corbeau) Memorial Award

Deadline: June 30th — Value: $3000 — This award was established to honour Mitch Landry (Corbeau), a well-respected Elder of the Dehcho. Mitch was born in Fort Providence in 1930 and was raised traditionally in the Dehcho Territory. Mitch attended the Indian Residential School where he learned to speak French and English. Mitch served on various councils, boards and committees. In his political career, Mitch was very passionate about the land and the future of our youth. Mitch opened many meetings and gatherings with strong prayers. He held the highest regard for the land and respect for the Dene. $3,000 each will be awarded annually to two Dehcho Dene post-secondary students pursuing studies in Environment & Resource Management, Humanities/Social Sciences, Aboriginal Languages and/or Linguistics.

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Mary Cazon Memorial Award

Deadline: June 30th — Value: $3000 — This award was established to honour Mary Cazon, a well-respected Elder of the Dehcho. Mary was born in Fort Providence in 1939 and was raised in the Dehcho Territory. She lived a very traditional life and raised her children within the values of the Dene lifestyle. Her traditional knowledge expertise was comprised of tanning animal hides, medicinal remedies, and traditional sewing. Mary was passionate about instilling traditional knowledge and values to the new generations. She provided political advice to the Dehcho Leadership and had the highest priority for land protection as she believed that the land defines you as Dene. $3,000 each will be awarded annually to two Dehcho Dene post-secondary students pursuing studies in Environmental Sciences, Health & Wellness and/or Naturopathy.

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Rio Tinto Diavik Diamond Mine Community Scholarship

Deadline: May 15th — Value: $2000 — Established in 2013 by Rio Tinto Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., this Fund was established to assist individuals pursuing a career in mining or resource development. Three scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded provided suitable applicants are selected. The first scholarship (Mining) will be available for students whose area of study has a focus on mining, mineral, geological, or geomatics engineering, and/or mining-related trades. The second scholarship (Mining Support) will be available for students whose area of study has a focus on geology, environmental or earth sciences, communities, communications, finance, or procurement. The third scholarship (STEM) will be available for female students whose area of focus is in fields related to science, technology, engineering, or math.

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SLR Consulting Bursary For 2nd Year Students

Deadline: October 15th — Value: $1000 — This bursary is available to students who are enrolled in the 2nd year of the Environment Natural Resource Technology Program. Applicants must be residents of the Northwest Territories. First Nations, Inuit or Metis students will be given priority. Preference will be given to applicants who have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in their first year of the program. Applicants who can clearly demonstrate their commitment to the field of Environmental and Natural Resource through involvement in related volunteer and/or paid work and/or hobbies are also preferred.

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Stantec Environment and Natural Resources Technology Scholarship

Deadline: March 26th — Value: $1000 — Stantec has established a scholarship for students attending the Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program at Aurora College. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enrolled full-time in the Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to provide leadership or academic excellence through either a GPA of 3.0 (70% or higher) in your most recent year of College, or a letter of reference from your employer addressing your ability to provide leadership in your area of study. Awards will be determined jointly by Stantec and Aurora College.

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Diavik Diamond Mines (2012) Inc. Scholarship for Aurora College Students

Deadline: October 25th — Value: $1000 — “Diavik Diamond Mine (2012) Inc.” has established four $1,000 scholarships for NWT and/or West Kitikmeot students attending Aurora College. The applicant must be enrolled in a Program that is of two year duration or longer at Aurora College but may apply in any year. Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program. The applicant must be registered as a full-time student (generally a minimum of 3 courses per semester unless otherwise indicated in the program outline). The applicant must have maintained/achieved academic or scholastic average of 70% in the previous year or last 12 months (may include High School)

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