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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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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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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