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Indigenous Career Awards - Winter (418)

To encourage indigenous students to pursue and complete post-secondary studies in certificate and diploma programs that lead to high demand careers in Alberta

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Awarded to a full time, domestic Aboriginal student, registered in Chiu School of Business, School of Community Studies,School of Health and Wellness or School of Creative Technologies.
  • Proof of Indigenous ancestry such as:
    •  Certificate of Indian status, treaty card or valid band membership card.
    • Letter from their Band verifying status.
    • Letter from Metis Nation or copy of Metis membership card.
    • Certified copy of a Nunavut Trust Certificate card of Inuit beneficiary card.
    • Letter of support from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) or Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated.
    •  Non-status person to bring letter of support from indigenous organization
Selection Criteria:
  • Academic accomplishment/proficiency
  • Supporting Documents

  • Alberta Resident
  • Up to $2,000 for learners enrolled in 2021 winter session
*Will be awarded on a first come, first served basis to eligible learners.