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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.

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Indspire provides hundreds of scholarships and bursaries to thousands of students every year.

Post-Secondary Education

Native Law Centre Summer Program
Deadline: March 15 at 11:59 p.m. PT
Application Form

Carleton University, Public Administration Post Graduate Diploma
The deadline is May 30  11.59 p.m. PT
Application Form 

Wayfinder *only open to Wayfinder students 
The deadline is 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 *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 postsecondairesapplication 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

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 & 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.
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For more information, please email or call 1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) ext 253 or bilingual support ext 039