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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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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Marilyn Sanderson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: See Website — Value: $1000 — Our ancestors make reference to, “As long as the sun shines, the grass grows, and the rivers flow…” that this will be followed because this is what the creator and elders want. Marilyn did as they advised; she always used wise and knowledgeable judgment. During Marilyn’s life with us, she dedicated her time to promoting, preserving, and enhancing Treaty #8. ATG honours, acknowledges, and promotes the contributions of the late Marilyn Sanderson by providing one scholarship of $1,000 in her memory. You must be a Treaty 8 member registered to one of the five (5) Dene First Nations of Deninu Kue, Lutsel K’e, Smith’s Landing, Yellowknives Dene (Dettah or Ndilo); enrolled in a post-secondary or a recognized college or institution and/or employed and require training within the Member First Nation in the field of business management, accounting; and must return to your First Nation community for employment

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Lena Gosselin Memorial Fund

Deadline: May 15th — Value: TBA — Established in memory of Lena Gosselin in 2019, the Lena Gosselin Memorial Fund was established to support individuals seeking training in the area of executive office administration and management with a continued interest to work within the Northwest Territories. To be eligible, applicants must be a Northwest Territories (NWT) resident (minimum of two years); enrolled in an office administration/executive assistant program in the Northwest Territories or be currently in an administrative role, and must submit a personal essay: tell us who you are, personal accomplishments, indicate why such a program is of interest, motivation for entering the field, and career aspirations/interests/goals related to the Northwest Territories.

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Town of Inuvik Office Administration Scholarship

Deadline: March 31st — Value: $1000 — The Town of Inuvik is proud to recognize the efforts of an Office Administration student at Aurora Campus with a $1000 scholarship. Preference is given to residents of Inuvik in the Office Administration certificate or diploma program.

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