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Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Successful futures are created through hard work, creativity, and perseverance. Each one of us has a unique potential to achieve, and for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students, Indspire is here to help make that happen. Indspire provides hundreds of scholarships, bursaries and awards to thousands of Indigenous students every year!

 

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Post Secondary Education

 

Post-Secondary Education

* online application for September 2018 to August 2019 academic year
(full-time studies in a post-secondary education program)
Deadlines: February 1, August 1, November 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 

 

Études postsecondaires

application en ligne maintenant disponible pour l’année scolaire de Septembre 2018 à Août 2019
(programmes d’études postsecondaires à plein temps.)
Dates limite: 1er février , 1er août , 1er novembre, à 11:59 

 

Formulaire d’application

 

 

The Bill Messenger Scholarship

provides up to $10,000 to support self-identifying Indigenous men attending post-secondary who have a demonstrated commitment to the Friendship Centre Movement in Ontario.”
Deadline: December 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 

 

The Strong Women’s Scholarship

provides up to $10,000 to support self-identifying Indigenous women attending postsecondary who live with their dependents in an urban area. The spirit of the scholarship is intended to encourage urban Indigenous women who are caring for dependents to actively pursue their post-secondary goals in their chosen field of study or practice.
Deadline: November 15 at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 

 

Native Law Centre Summer Program

Deadline: March 15 at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 

 

Carleton University, Public Administration Post Graduate Diploma

Deadline: May 30  11.59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 

 

Wayfinder

* only open to Wayfinder students
Deadline: August 1  11.59 p.m. PT

 

 

Red River College School of Indigenous Education Award

Must be enrolled in the following programs of study:
• ACCESS Health Pathway Program
• ACCESS Engineering Pathway Program
• Social Enterprise Diploma Program
• Indigenous Languages Certificate Program
• Indigenous Culinary Skills Certificate
Deadline: August 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form


Post-Secondary Education – Skilled Trades

 

Apprenticeships, Skilled Trades, and Technology Programs

Post-Secondary Education Programs: part-time or full-time certificate or diploma programs (1 month to 4 year programs)
Deadlines: February 1, August 1, November 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 

 

Incentives

Only available for skilled trades program completed within last 3 months
No deadline: open all year

 

Application Form

 


High School Bursary, Scholarships and Awards

 

Petro-Canada Award for Indigenous Students

(high school students who live in communities with Petro-Canada sites)
Deadlines: June 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT

 

Application Form

 


Questions? We can help.

 

Program Policy

 

For more information, please email education@indspire.ca or call 1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) ext 253 or bilingual support ext 039