Value: $1000

Number Available: 10

Deadline:  See Website

NWT Treaty 8 members from the Akaitcho Territory Government First Nations enrolled in a post-secondary university degree or a college certificate education program on a full-time basis are eligible to apply for the ten (10) scholarships in the amount of $1,000.

Applications will be assessed by a Scholarship Selection Committee and based upon:

  • Academic Merit – Scholarship Achievement
  • Financial Need – Budget Attached
  • Reference Letters
  • Essay
  • Type of educational level: Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate
  • Location of College
  • Outlining Educational Funding Department
  • List other Financial Scholarships received in the current year

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • A covering letter stating current address and phone number
  • A statement of intent (reason for attending school)
  • A letter from the Registrar’s Office indicating current year enrollment status and program
  • One or two letters of reference from Instructors or Professors (1st-year students can submit a character reference letter)
  • A brief essay/ report on the topic of Treaty 8 and/ or a member First Nation and how it relates to your goals and objectives (Maximum of 500 words/2 pages)
  • Copy of Status Card (front and back) – If you do not have a valid card, a letter from your First Nation can be submitted

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