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Scholarships for Northern students
Qulliq Energy Corporation's Laura Ulluriaq Scholarship
The memorial scholarship is meant as a tribute to Laura Ulluriaq Gauthier and the contribution that she made to a Made-in-Nunavut Electricity Utility, while also supporting and encouraging Nunavummiut as they pursue a post-secondary education in a university, college or trade school. The $5000 scholarship may be awarded to one student annually. More info
Aviation Career Development Program
More scholarships and bursaries for Northern students
Every year, 12 students pursuing an aviation-related career in the North can each receive a $5,000 scholarship.
Health and Social Services bursary program
Students must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program at an accredited Canadian university or college. Application packages from More info
Association of Mackenzie Mountains Outfitters
Association of Mackenzie Mountains Outfitters is awarding four $1,000 scholarships to students of Mackenzie Valley communities.
Eligible students must be planning to pursue a career in some aspect of wildlife management or other professional careers related to the outdoors. More info
Ten scholarships each worth $2,500 - for post-secondary studies in: telecommunications, computer science, electrical engineering, business/commerce. More info
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
Support for Inuvialuit beneficiaries in these areas: tutor program, post-secondary financial assistance program, scholarship program and summer language camp program. Up to $500 a month. More info
Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut scholarships
The ICANT/NU awards up to two scholarships valued at $1,500 each. This scholarship is available to post-secondary students pursuing further education in the Chartered Accountancy profession. More info
Northern Aviation Scholarship Fund
The Northern Aviation Scholarship Fund was established to support individuals who intend to pursue post-secondary education in the aviation industry, for example, as a pilot, engineer or flight attendant. More info
Yellowknife Community Foundation
The Foundation administers a variety of following grant and scholarship funds. More info
The SFA Program does not provide scholarships or bursaries to postsecondary students, however, you may benefit from the opportunities listed pn this site. More info
Elders teach history and traditional skills in college classroom
Mia Otokiak braces herself against the wind, focusing on her 30-centimetre ruler.
Indigenous games get youth active
Maybe it was the grease, or maybe it was the difficulty, but aside from a couple dissenting opinions stick pull was the hit of the day with many of the students who participated in Aboriginal Sport Circle's two-day sports stint in Fort Simpson this month.
Kugluktuk High School peddling healthy choices
Kugluktuk High School is taking on addictions awareness sitting down.
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Gayla Meredith is the president of the Northwest Territories Teachers Association
I have three children in the school system. They never seem to bring textbooks home, usually copies of worksheets. Do they not use textbooks anymore?
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